Exhibitions

  • 2008

  • Delight in Design: Indian Silver for the Raj. The Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York. With catalogue of the same title published by Mapin Publications, India.
  • 2006

  • Chola. Sacred Bronzes of Southern India. With catalogue. London: Royal Academy of Arts. Jointly curated with John Eskanazi.
  • 2002

  • The Sensuous and the Sacred: Chola Bronzes from South India. With catalogue.. AmericanFederation of Arts, New York, jointly with Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Exhibition traveled to Dallas Museum of Art and Cleveland Museum of Art.
  • 2000

  • India Through the Lens: Photography 1840–1911. With catalogue. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • 1999

  • Devi: The Great Goddess. With catalogue. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • 1998

  • Sakhi: Friend and Messenger in Rajput Love Paintings. With brochure. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  • 1988

  • “Impossible Picturesqueness.” Edward Lear’s Indian Watercolors. 1873–1875. With catalogue. Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York.
  • 1986

  • From Merchants to Emperors. British Artists and India. 1857–1930. Cocurated with Pratapaditya Pal. With catalogue. Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

FILM PROJECT

Developed concept for India: Past Forward: PurvaUttara, an eight-part television film series on India’s heritage, sponsored by Marg Publications, that aired on India’s Star TV and Discovery channels in 1997 to celebrate fifty years of India’s independence. Four films directed by Shyam Benegal and four by Zafar Hai. Served as host and narrator for three segment.