Wallpaper: On Reena Kallat’s ZegnArt installation at Bhau Daji Lad Museum

In the May issue of Wallpaper*, there’s a piece I’d written a while back about artist Reena Kallat and the installation that she’s put up at Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai. This public art piece is actually commissioned by ZegnArt, which is the fashion brand Ermenegildo Zegna’s cultural activity arm. When I met Reena to talk about the work, she was in frantic mode. The installation was going to be rigged up on the facade of the museum in a couple of days, would they need cranes, what are the measurements, should we have noodles for lunch… the questions … Continue reading Wallpaper: On Reena Kallat’s ZegnArt installation at Bhau Daji Lad Museum

The Mag This Week

In DNA Sunday’s Books page, we had reviews of Peter Smetacek’s Butterflies On The Roof Of the World: A Memoir, by Mita Ghose Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her, by Sanjay Sipahimalani Jayant Kripalani’s New Market Tales, by Joanna Lobo and last, but definitely not least, Amish’s The Oath of the Vayuputras, by R Krishna. For those interested, Krishna spoke to Amish about his Shiva Trilogy. Elsewhere in The Mag, I wrote a tiny piece about Reena Kallat’s mahussive installation that will be up on Bhau Daji Lad Museum for the next few months. Kallat was commissioned to make … Continue reading The Mag This Week