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Reassurance

Reassurance, from the series Definitive Reincarnate, 2003/2006, Nandini Valli Muthiah, Indian, b. 1976, color photograph, 40 1/4 x 40 x 1 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan, © Nandini Valli Muthiah.


Public Urban Spaces. Where we work, shop… and sleep?​​​​​​​

Untitled

Untitled, from Sleepers, 2007-2012, Dhruv Malhotra, Indian, b. 1985, color photograph, 24 x 30 1/4 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Dhruv Malhotra, Photo courtesy of PHOTOINK, New Delhi.


Expressing the Inexpressible​

Self in Progress II

Untitled (Self in Progress), 2001, Alwar Balasubramaniam, Indian, b. 1971, gesso, wood, fiberglass, 72 x 47 x 35 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Alwar Balasubramaniam, Photo courtesy Talwar Gallery, New York/New Delhi.

Untitled (Self in Progress)

Untitled (Self in Progress) (detail), 2001, Alwar Balasubramaniam, Indian, b. 1971, gesso, wood, fiberglass, 72 x 47 x 35 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Alwar Balasubramaniam, Photo courtesy Talwar Gallery, New York/New Delhi.

Most of [Balasubramaniam’s] recent sculptural works, particularly those cast from his body, are rendered in pure white, the absence of color accentuating the pieces and imbuing them with an austere beauty.”

–Minhazz Majumdar


The Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary (and Vice Ver​sa)​​

Scooter

Scooter, 2007, Valay Shende, Indian, b. 1980, gold plated metal discs, 45 x 70 x 30 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Valay Shende

India Shining V (Gandhi with iPod)

India Shining V (Gandhi with iPod), 2008, Debanjan Roy, Indian, b. 1975, fiberglass with automotive paint, 66 x 32 x 36 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Debanjan Roy, Photo courtesy Aicon Gallery.


Avatars: When Worlds Converge​​​

Include Me Out II

Include Me Out II, 2011, Vivek Vilasini, Indian, b. 1964, inkjet photographic print, 68 1/4 x 64 1/4 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Vivek Vilasini, Photo courtesy Sakshi Gallery.

Disillusioned

Disillusioned, from the Definitive Reincarnate series, 2003, Nandini Valli Muthiah, Indian, b. 1976, color photograph, 30 x 30 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan, © Nandini Valli Muthiah.

Overdose

Overdose, 2009, Manjunath Kamath, Indian, b. 1972, triptych, color photographs, left panel: 95 1/2 x 36 3/4 in., middle panel: 95 1/2 x 72 in., right panel: 95 1/2 x 36 3/4 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Manjunath Kamath, Photo courtesy Sakshi Gallery.


​Changing Roles for Women in India​​​​

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Gopa Ray and Mother and Daughter, from the Ladies of Calcutta series, 2008, Dayanita Singh, Indian, b. 1961, gelatin silver print, 41 3/8 x 41 3/8 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan, © Dayanita Singh.

Flirting

Flirting (after 1990s Kannada film still), from the project Native Women of South India: Manners and Customs, 2000-2004, Pushpamala N., Indian, b. 1956 with Clare Arni, British, b. 1962, C-print, 21 1/2 x 16 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Pushpamala N., Photo courtesy Nature Morte, New Delhi.


​Disappearing Ways of Life​​​​​

Artist Making Local Call

Artist Making Local Call, 2005, Jitish Kallat, Indian, born 1974, color photograph, framed: 22 1/2 × 79 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan, T2014.5.22

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Untitled (Taxi), 2003-2006, Subodh Gupta, Indian, b. 1964, face mounted photo on Plexiglas, 36 3/4 x 54 3/4 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Subodh Gupta, Photo courtesy Subodh Gupta Studio.

Untitled

Untitled (Godrej Typewriter Factory) from the Parisis: The Zoroastrians of India series, 1984, Sooni Taraporevala, Indian, b. 1957, digital print, 11 1/2 x 17 in., Collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan. © Sooni Taraporevala


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