This is a video recording of a talk at Asia Art Archive on 5 May 2011 by 2009 AAA Research Grantee Vidya Shivadas on her awarded research project, 'Mapping the Field of Indian Art Criticism'. The project surveyed the field of Indian art criticism from the post-independence period to the present day, focusing on five important writers and critics, including William George Archer, Richard Bartholomew, Jagdish Swaminathan, Geeta Kapur, and Ranjit Hoskote. Each played an important role in shaping contemporary art discourse in India, and in registering multiple cultural issues, artistic domains, and moments of history.

Vidya Shivadas is a curator and art critic based in New Delhi, India.

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Mapping the Field of Indian Art Criticism: Post Independence