Kolkata Plans Museum Of Modern Art

Beth Citron

News that plans for a Kolkata Museum of Modern Art (KMOMA) are underway has provided a shot of excitement for the local art scene this summer. KMOMA, spearheaded by an interdisciplinary board of trustees managed by Rakhi Sarkar, director of the CIMA Gallery (Centre of International Modern Art), Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), has engaged in an ambitious promotional campaign, with a press conference in London following the Grand Tour openings in June and a benefit auction of modern and contemporary Indian art hosted by Sotheby's in New York on July 17.

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