India Art Fair

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A Window To A Long-Term Relationship With India And Its Art

We need to recognise the significance of the India Art Fair as a vehicle for education, accessibility and market growth and development. The art fair gives a really easy-to-negotiate, easy-to-enter window into India. It creates an organised structure and world-class format to tap into the country. International galleries exhibiting in India will use this window of opportunity for differing reasons.
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India Art Fair: How It All Came To Be

When Neha Kirpal first mooted the idea of a fair called the India Art Summit, few insiders gave her much chance of making it a success. Sure, art fairs had become central to the trade across the globe in the course of the previous decade, but nobody had mastered the format in India. What hope did a twenty-eight-year-old who knew little about art have? The Summit began as a relatively small affair in Pragati Maidan. It was taken more seriously in its second year. By the third, no major Indian gallery could afford to ignore it.