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Saturday, June 17, 2017
Waswo X. Waswo

Living and working as a foreign artist in India, Waswo finds himself in an odd position. While the privilege of "whiteness" can open doors, the fact of being a foreigner can also lead to isolation from the Indian mainstream. US-born artist Waswo, who has lived and practiced in India, relates his own experiences in the context of other foreigners. The post-colonial terrain is laden with the perils of historical baggage, while at the same time making the attempt at artistic response surprisingly fruitful.

Waswo X. Waswo has lived in India for over 16 years and makes his home in Udaipur, where he collaborates with many artists. His...

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Robert J. Del Bontà

This exhibition at BAMPFA in Berkeley, guest-curated by Indian painting scholar and SAA Advisor Robert Del Bontà, consists of more than 60 exquisite miniature paintings and drawings from BAMPFA's permanent collection, and explores the full range of Indian painting traditions, from the early 15th to the 20th centuries, showcasing disparate styles and trends.
We are honored to have Bob lead us through this exhibition. After the tour, we will have lunch at one of our favorite places in Berkeley, Great China Restaurant.

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