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Amrita Jhaveri

Blazing a Trail

By Elaine W. Ng

AMRITA JHAVERI standing in front of Miter (2007) by Subodh Gupta. 

Photo by Heath Cooper. Courtesy Amira Jhaveri. 

A love of beauty runs in Amrita Jhaveri’s blood. Petite, elegant and always immaculately dressed, she was born into a wealthy family of jewelers in Mumbai and grew up surrounded by her father’s art collection. Jhaveri describes her family home as having every surface covered in art—from textiles and folk art to paintings by important Indian Modernists such as FN Souza, SH Raza and Manjit…

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