Season One

Join us as we rediscover Modern & Contemporary Indian art

Season One

India’s Greatest Art Collective or Is It? – The Progressive Artists’ Group (PAG) and its Contexts

Discover perspectives & stories, nuanced histories & anecdotes related to the Progressive Art Movement and the development of Indian Modern Art.

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A Window into the Modern: Unpacking the PAG

In our pilot episode, immerse yourself in a masterclass with Abhay Sardesai, Editor of Art India Magazine as he takes you on a journey with Bombay’s Progressive Artists’ Group (PAG). Join in as he acquaints you with the dynamic landscape of the time that gave rise to the new school of Modern Indian art.

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The Still and Quivering Centre: Close Reading of S. H. Raza with Yashodhara Dalmia and Abhay Sardesai

Tune in to a conversation with eminent art historian, Yashodhara Dalmia and the Editor of Art India Magazine, Abhay Sardesai as they navigate the life and times of master artist and eminent member of the Progressive Artists Group – Sayed Haider Raza. Traverse through his iconic life and works in this episode and get to know a doyen of Modern Indian art.

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Many Faces of the Modern: The PAG, The Lahore Circle and Other Collectives

Art India Education brings to you its much awaited third episode entitled ‘Many Faces of the Modern: The PAG, The Lahore Circle and Other Collectives’.

In this episode, join Zehra Jumabhoy, UK based acclaimed art historian, writer and curator as she takes you through the process of curating an integrated Modern Art exhibition. Explore the context of modern south asian diasporic art collectives like the Lahore Circle, the PAG and more through an illuminating conversation between Zehra Jumabhoy and Abhay Sardesai.

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The Progressives in the Marketplace: Conversation between Dadiba Pundole and Tasneem Mehta

Explore the ever-changing art world and its relationship with the art market in the Season 1 Finale of Art India Education! Join experts Tasneem Zakaria Mehta and Dadiba Pundole as they delve into the impact of the Progressives on the art market, the rapidly growing collector base, and the skyrocketing prices of artworks. With exclusive insights on the record-breaking auction of V. S. Gaitonde’s artwork, and much more, our final episode is a captivating discussion, taking you beyond art and art practices to understand the art world through unique perspectives.

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