India Art Fair, the leading platform to discover modern and contemporary art from South Asia, announces programme highlights for the 2018 edition. Presented in partnership with BMW Group in India, the fair will take place at the NSIC grounds, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi, 9–12 February.
Under the leadership of new Fair Director, Jagdip Jagpal, the 2018 edition of India Art Fair will feature refreshed and expanded programming across each of the fair’s sections and a testing out of new ideas. The 2018 programme will offer unrivalled access to South Asia’s thriving cultural scene, including its galleries and artists, private foundations and arts charities, artists’ collectives, national institutions, cultural events and festivals.
This year sees a particularly strong representation of leading Indian galleries, enabling deeper engagement with artists from the local art scene alongside artists from South Asia. International galleries participating for the first time include David Zwirner (London, UK/New York, USA/Hong Kong), Blain | Southern (London, UK/Berlin, Germany), Karla Osorio Gallery (Brasilia, Brazil), Mo J Gallery (Busan, South Korea) and Richard Koh Fine Art (Singapore/Kuala Lumpur). Sabrina Amrani (Madrid, Spain), Aicon Gallery (New York, USA), baudoin lebon (Paris, France/Seoul, South Korea), 1X1 Art Gallery (Dubai, UAE) and Lukas Feichtner Galerie (Vienna, Austria) will also return.
India’s most influential cultural organisations partnering with the fair in 2018 include Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art, Floodlight Foundation and B M Anand Foundation. International institutions present at the fair include the Korean Culture Center, and the Institut français en Inde. Alongside these, the fair will also engage with other leading non-profits like the Gujral Foundation, Devi Art Foundation and KHOJ.
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