Museums without Borders

Linking collections around the world, Museums Without Borders is a unique digital collaboration between MAP and institutions in India and across the world. Ranging from six to ten minutes, each episode in this series juxtaposes an artwork from MAP with an object from a partner museum exploring commonalities and differences in style, subject or narrative. 

The British Museum

In the first episode of the series, Kamini Sawhney and Imma Ramos unlock the unique connections that arise when an 18th century miniature painting and a work by Tyeb Mehta are placed in conversation with each other. 

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MAP + Partition Museum

MAP + Partition Museum

Vaishnavi Kambadur and Priyanka Seshadri examine a brocade skirt and a phulkari coat, uncovering stories of loss, unification and freedom struggle contained within them

MAP + Museum of Fine Arts Boston

MAP + Museum of Fine Arts...

Laura Weinstein and Shubhasree Purkayastha trace the journey and making of two popular prints from the nineteenth century—a Battala woodcut print from MAP’s collection and a chromolithograph from the Oriental Art Studio housed at the MFA, Boston. Despite variances in style and technique, both prints...

MAP + Rhode Island School of Design Museum

MAP + Rhode Island School of...

Jan Howard and Shilpa Vijayakrishnan trace the trajectories, painting styles and subjects of two pioneering artists: Kenojuak Ashevak and Jangarh Singh Shyam. 

MAP + Vitra Design Museum

MAP + Vitra Design Museum

Jochen Eisenbrand and Divya Thakur discuss two iconic chair types -- a Rietveld Red Blue chair from Vitra's collection and a Pida chair from MAP's collection. Though culturally distinct, both chairs nevertheless share commonalities in construction and design.

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