Bibliography of Modern and Contemporary Art Writing of South Asia

Resource Type: 
Asian Art & Culture

The Bibliography Project is the first of its kind to provide a consolidated database of published material on modern and contemporary art of South Asia.Taking into consideration the vivacious field of art writing in the subcontinent throughout the 20th century, the project began its cataloguing process in English, Tamil, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, and Punjabi. Other languages (e.g. Urdu and Malayalam) are in planning stages. The project also intends to extend coverage to Urdu, Bangla, and Tamil writing from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka respectively. As of February 2014, more than 10,000 texts have been compiled, including books, book chapters, catalogues, entire periodicals, periodical entries, and newspapers.