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Gayatri Sinha

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Gayatri Sinha is an art critic and curator based in New Delhi. Her primary areas of interest are around the issues of gender and iconography, media, economics and social history. As curator her work has been in the domains of contemporary art, photography and lens based work. She has edited Voices of Change: 20 Indian Artists (Marg 2010), Art and Visual Culture in India 1857- 2007 (Marg Publications, 2009); Indian Art: an Overview (Rupa Books, 2003); Woman/Goddess (1998); Expressions and Evocations: Contemporary Indian Women Artists of India (Marg Publications, 1996).

She has curated extensively in India and abroad including at the Grand Curtius Museum and the Musee Ansembourg, Belgium, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art and India Art Fair, the Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Newark Museum and the Minneapolis Institute of Art USA, Fotographie Forum, Frankfurt, the National Museum, New Delhi, the Festival of India in Bangladesh and The National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi. As an art critic she wrote a column for the Indian Express and The Hindu, and has written monographs on the artists Krishen Khanna and Himmat Shah.

She has lectured on Indian art at the Rockbund Museum Shanghai, Arken Museum, Copenhagen, the Hong Kong International Art Fair, Centre Pompidou Paris, TrAIN/University of Arts, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, National Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Asian Art Museum, Singapore etc.

Gayatri Sinha is the founder director of Critical Collective, and the archive www.criticalcollective.in which works towards knowledge in the arts. Since 2011, it has collaborated closely with institutions like the Kiran Nadar Museum, Minsheng Museum, Shanghai, the Kochi Biennale and the India Art Fair Delhi.