Guest Column

Bose Krishnamachari

Bose Krishnamachari

Bose Krishnamachari is an internationally acclaimed artist, based in Mumbai. He is the founder member and president of Kochi Biennale Foundation. He also curates exhibitions and projects of fellow artists.


An incredible exchange at Tate

Ever since 2012, one question that has been consistently confronting all of us at

By Bose Krishnamachari May 27, 2018

Art and the pearl of the Orient

Not so long ago when I was in Hong Kong, I could see the West Kowloon District

By Bose Krishnamachari May 13, 2018

A visit Down Under

Some time back, a gallerist friend of mine asked: “What are artist residencies?” It

By Bose Krishnamachari April 29, 2018

An incredible Australian adventure

Art can be exhausting. It can also be invigorating. Three art festivals within one

By Bose Krishnamachari April 15, 2018

A selfie with the French president

In May this year, Julie Ward, a British member of the European Parliament from the

By Bose Krishnamachari April 01, 2018

Free lunches, anyone?

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. There could be some, though. India,

By Bose Krishnamachari March 18, 2018

An art fair to remember

Recently the India Art Fair, which was launched in 2008 by Neha Kirpal, concluded

By Bose Krishnamachari March 04, 2018

Art, in the pink

There is something new in the country to be cheerful about. This, at a time when

By Bose Krishnamachari February 18, 2018

Culture and the city

Last week, I was invited to converse on public art in VR Bengaluru. Why doesn’t the

By Bose Krishnamachari February 04, 2018

Meeting Serendipity, in Goa

Curation, not creation, is king, says Steve Rosenbaum in his bestselling book

By Bose Krishnamachari January 21, 2018

Let a thousand festivals bloom

As regular readers of this column know, I like to visit art exhibitions during my travels. Recently, I...

By Bose Krishnamachari January 07, 2018

Art ark of CiMAM

We are inundated with events. We see and hear announcements about fairs, conferences, talks, seminars,...

By Bose Krishnamachari December 24, 2017

Institutions and memories

The curtains, as I said in my last column, never come down in Buenos Aires. One of the memorable...

By Bose Krishnamachari December 10, 2017

Where the curtains never come down

Some places in the world overwhelm you with their diverse and rich cultural heritage. The...

By Bose Krishnamachari November 26, 2017

History gets a new home

When I think about Bihar—other than its incredible history, rich culture and an ancient university—I...

By Bose Krishnamachari November 12, 2017
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