Abby Grey and Indian Modernism

Selections from the NYU Art Collection

January 13–April 4, 2015

Abby Grey and Indian Modernism: Selections from the NYU Art Collection

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During four trips to India from 1960 to 1968, inveterate collector Abby Weed Grey—founder of NYU’s fine arts museum—explored the vital art scene that blossomed after Indian independence in 1947. Abby Grey and Indian Modernism: Selections from the NYU Art Collection spotlights Mrs. Grey’s pioneering efforts, presenting Indian modernism through the lens of her ardent engagement with the country and its art. On view from January 13 through April 4, 2015, the exhibition is co-curated by American art historian Susan Hapgood and Indian poet and critic Ranjit Hoskote.