From films, interviews to features – join us as we explore the stories behind some of the most exciting artists in South Asia today


Artist Profiles

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3 Things to Know: Kartick Chandra Pyne

Indian modernist and surrealist painter Kartick Chandra Pyne is finally getting the attention he deserves. Here, we explore three facets of the artist’s enigmatic life and work

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5 Questions to Alicja Kwade

The artist, known for her installations of cosmic proportions, tells us about her personal universe — from defying the laws of physics in her Berlin studio to the artists she keeps in her orbit

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The Wonderful World of Rithika Merchant

The artist opens up about her many wonderful worlds — the imaginary ones she creates on paper, and those that she inhabits through travel, map-making and myth 

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David Hockney: Driven by Curiosity

Edith Devaney, curator at the Royal Academy, reveals what fuels the artist’s creative energies — from his 1995 BMW Art Car to his recent work on iPads

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Jangarh Singh Shyam: Trapped in Crossing

Noted art historian Jyotindra Jain reflects on the life and legacy of the late Jangarh Singh Shyam — a pioneering contemporary Indian artist of Gond origin

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3 Things to Know: Marcel Dzama

Marcel Dzama, whose visual language is at once childlike yet highly provocative, is collected by celebrities like Brad Pitt and Jim Carrey. Here, we give you the rundown on 3 things you absolutely need to know about the artist

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