Geeta Kapur

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Geeta Kapur

Geeta Kapur (born 1943) is a noted Indian art critic, art historian, and curator based in New Delhi. She was one of the pioneers of art critical writing in India, and who as Indian Express noted, has "dominated the field of Indian contemporary art theory for three decades now".Her writings include artists' monographs, exhibition catalogs, books, and sets of widely anthologized essays on art, film, and cultural theory.
One of the founder-editors of Journal of Arts & Ideas (Delhi), she has also been on the advisory boards of Third Text (London), Marg (Mumbai), and ARTMargins. She was a jury member of the Biennales of Venice (2005), Dakar (2006), and Sharjah (2007). She is a member of the Asian Art Council at the Guggenheim Museum, Asian Art Archive in Hong Kong, and the Kochi-Muziris Biennale.
She was awarded the Padma Shri for her contribution to Art by the Government of India in 2009.
In 2011, Hong Kong-based Asia Art Archive (AAA) digitized its archive and held an exhibition titled, Another Life at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in February 2011.

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