Selection of Other Work
- “Monuments and Memory for Our Times”, South Asian Studies, Vol.29, No.1, 159-167.
- “Greece, India and Race Among the Victorians”, in African Athena: New Agendas, eds.
Daniel Orrells et al. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 56-70.
- “Frameworks for Considering Cultural Exchange: The Case of
India and America”, in East-West Interchanges in American Art: A Long and Tumultuous Relationship,
eds. Cynthia Mills et al. (Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2012), 20-37.
- “Postcolonial Monsters: A Conversation with Partha Mitter” in Ashgate
Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous, eds. Asa Mittman & Peter Dendle (London: Ashgate,
- “Per Ardua ad Astra: Sohan Qadri’s Life and Work”, in Sohan
Qadri: the Seer (Milan: Sundaram Tagore Gallery and Skira, 2011), 11-25.
- “Bauhaus in Kalkutta”, in Bauhaus Global: Gesammelte Beiträge der
Konferenz Bauhaus Global, ed. Annemarie Jaeggi (Bauhaus- Archiv, Berlin Gebr.Mann Verlag 2010), 149-158.
- “Assessments Section”, in Art and Globalization, eds.
James Elkins et al. (Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania University Press, 2010), 222-225.
- “Questions of Style”, Artforum International, XLIX, No.1
(September 2010), 261-262.
- “Decentering Modernism: Art History and Avant-Garde Art from the Periphery”,
Art Bulletin, Vol. XC, No.1 (December 2008), 531-574. (Pages refer to my lead essay, four
responses and my concluding reply.)
- “History, Memory and Anish Kapoor”, in Anish Kapoor Past Present
and Future, ed. Nicholas Baume (Catalogue of exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston,
30 May-7 Sept. 2008), Boston, 2008, 105-118.
- “Reflections on Modern Art and National Identity in India: An Interview”, ed.
Kobena Mercer, MIT Press, Cambridge (Mass), 25-49.
- "Mechanical reproduction and the world of the colonial artist", Contributions to
Indian Sociology (n.s.) 36, 1&2, 1-32, reprinted in the book, Beyond Appearances, Visual Practices
and Ideologies in Modern India, Sage, Delhi, 2003.
- "The Hottentot Venus and Western Man", in Cultural Encounters: Representing
Otherness, eds. E. Hallam & B. V. Street, Routledge, London, 35-50.
- Response to V. S. Ramachandran & W. Hirstein's paper, "The Science of Art: A
Neurological theory of aesthetic experience", Journal of Consciousness Studies:
controversies in science and the humanities, vol.6 (June-July, 1999), Art and the Brain
Number, pp 64-5. (The response is part of the debate prompted by Ramachandran and Hirstein
- "The Imperial Collections: Indian Art", in A Grand Design, the Art of the
Victoria and Albert Museum, eds. Malcolm Baker & Brenda Richardson, Catalogue of the exhibition at
the Baltimore Museum of Art, Harry N Abrams, New York, Oct 97-Jan 98, 222-229.
- "Primitivism" in Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology, eds.
D. Levinson & M. Ember, vol. 3(M-R), New York, 1029-32.
- "'Decadence in India'; Reflections on a much-used word in studies of Indian art", in
Sight and Insight; Essays in honour of E. H. Gombrich at 85, ed. J. Onians, Phaidon Press,
- Satvajit Ray at 70, preface by H Cartier‑Bresson, Eiffel Editions, Brussels, 108‑9.
- “Rammohun Roy et le nouveau langage du monothéisme”, L’Impensable polythéisme, ed. F
Schmidt, Edition d’archive contemporain, Paris, 257‑29.
- “Can we ever understand alien cultures? Some epistemological concerns relating to the
perception and understanding of the ‘other’”, Comparative Criticism, ed. E S Shaffer, Vol
9, Cambridge University Press, 3‑34.
- “Rammohun Roy and the New Language of Monotheism”, History and
Anthropology, III, 177‑208.
- “The Early British Port Cities of India: their Planning and Architecture,
Circa 1640‑1757”, Journal of Society of Architectural Historians, XLV, 2 June 1986, 96‑144.
- “The Aryan Myth and British Writers on Indian Art and Culture”, in Literature and
Imperialism, ed. B Moore‑Gilbert, London, 69‑92.
- Photography in India, Catalogue of Exhibition held in Photographers’ Gallery, London.
- “Western Bias in the Study of South Indian Aesthetics”, South Asian Review, VI, 2 January