April 2016

The Artist as Activist (Tayeba Begum Lipi and Mahbubur Rahman) is an exciting and relevant exhibition, showing this April at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in Michigan. The exhibition will close on August 7. Lipi is well known: she sold her work “Love Bed” to the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

More good India art news: Works of one of the most significant artists to emerge in post-Independence India, Nasreen Mohamedi (1937–1990) can be seen at The Met Breuer in New York. Nasreen has created a body of work that demonstrates a singular and sustained engagement with abstraction. Her minimalist practice not only adds a rich layer to the history of South Asian art but also necessitates an expansion of the narratives of international modernism. The Met Breuer exhibition, the first museum retrospective of the artist's work in the United States, is an important part of the Met's initiative to explore and present the global scope of modern and contemporary art. The exhibition was open on 18 March and will close on 5 June.

In New Delhi you can see the exhibition Moving Landscape by Sunanda Khajuria at Art Heritage Gallery. Sunanda has spent some years in China, which can be seen in her works. You should keep an eye on this young artist. The exhibition will close on 9 April.

If you are living in a cold country like Denmark where I’m living I’m sure you are looking forward to spring.

Preben Gondolf
Art Promoter


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