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. Galleries returning to the fair include Chatterjee & Lal, Jhaveri Contemporary and The Guild (all Mumbai), Threshold Art Gallery, Latitude 28 (New Delhi) and Kalakriti Art Gallery (Hyderabad). There is also a continued representation by Chemould Prescott Road (Mumbai), Experimenter (Kolkata), GALLERYSKE (Bengaluru/New Delhi), PHOTOINK, Gallery Espace, Vadehra Art Gallery and Art Heritage (all New Delhi).
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.
Featured image: Olivia Fraser, Lotus Eyes, 2018, stone pigmemt and Arabic gum on handmade Sanganer paper, Grosvenor Gallery.