Museums without Borders

Linking collections globally, 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. 

MAP + Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum

In collaboration with the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, this episode looks at three pairs of portraits of three nineteenth century rulers from Rajasthan. Watch as Mrinalini Venkateswaran explores the similarities and differences between these images, photographic technology and the socio-political spaces that these rulers inhabited.

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MAP + Morgan Library & Museum

MAP + Morgan Library & Museum

Varun Nayar and Leila Anne Harris look at the work of two photographers: Malick Sidibé’s Chemise and a selection of images from Suresh Punjabi’s Suhag Studio. This video explores the artistic practices of the photographers, the arrangement of their compositions and how the subjects in...

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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