India Art Fair, the leading platform to discover and celebrate modern and contemporary art from South Asia, announces the full list of participating galleries and program highlights for its upcoming 13th edition.
From April 28 to May 1, 2022 in partnership with BMW India,
, including an unprecedented number of 14 nonprofit foundations and institutions. Thanks to an open call conducted in collaboration with the Gujral Foundation and Artdemic, Anshuka Mahapatra has been selected to design the facade of the tent for the 2022 show. Led by Jaya Asokan for the first time since her appointment in April 2021, this edition of the fair is a testament to the resilience of the Indian and South Asian art market and the art community as a whole.
The fair highlights the next generation of artists alongside modern masters through initiatives such as lectures in the Auditorium, performances, film screenings, outdoor art projects, workshops led by artists and an online symposium in the run-up to the fair. Continuing the fair’s enduring relationship with pioneering institutions in the region, the next edition will see the participation of the Kochi Biennale Foundation, Chennai Photo Biennale and Serendipity Arts Foundation, among others.
Jaya Asokan, Fair Director of India Art Fair, said, “The team and I are delighted that India Art Fair is returning to its physical format and celebrating with the artists, galleries and partners who have advances the region’s art scene. strength. With an unwavering commitment to its home base, the 2022 fair will welcome attendees and collectors that reach beyond the traditional art hubs of New Delhi and Mumbai, such as Kolkata, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. The past year has presented immense opportunities for learning and experimentation, sparking discussions about the future development of South Asian art. Alongside a growing digital presence and year-round programming, the return to a physical fair will be a demonstration of our resolve and a reminder that India Art Fair is the premier place to see and discover artists from the region.