The South Asian Artists Making Their Mark on the Western Scene

Women from India, Pakistan and beyond are finally gaining recognition thanks to a spate of recent and coming museum shows.

This article looks at a select group of women who are forging new narratives about contemporary South Asian art — and receiving unprecedented attention from major institutions in the United States. The video highlights a talk with one of these artists, Ranjani Shettar.

What’s happening is a reconsideration of our received art histories. Part of that is an acknowledgment that there are a number of female artistic practices that have been overlooked, marginalized or forgotten.”

–Shanay Jhaveri, Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Read the complete article: New York Times
Photo credit: Courtesy of the artist and Talwar Gallery, New York

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