Tag Archives: Nasreen Mohamedi

FIELD TRIP: Gujarat, ‘The Jewel Of The West’

The city of Ahmedabad in India’s western state of Gujarat is famously known to be the city where Mahatma Gandhi centred his struggle for India’s freedom. Now India’s sixth largest city, Ahmedabad has grown to become a vibrant commercial hub with an exciting cultural offer. However, as host to the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad is Read More

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi

The Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, was established in 2010 by the avid and well respected collector Kiran Nadar who had the vision to establish a space in which she could share and grow her extensive collection of South Asian Modern and Contemporary art.  India’s first philanthropic museum, the KNMA was at first greeted with Read More

How the Islamic architecture of Fatehpur Sikri inspired Nasreen Mohamedi

Born in Karachi and raised in Mumbai, Nasreen Mohamedi is considered to be one of the most significant artists within the modernist tradition. Emma Sumner investigates how a visit to the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri, as documented in the artist’s personal photographic practice, inspired her unique approach to abstraction. Read More – www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/articles/Islamic-architecture-Fatehpur-Sikri-Nasreen-Mohamedi