The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Literature Unmasked

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Vidya Dehejia

Art Historian, USA

Vidya Dehejia is Barbara Stoler Miller Professor Emerita of Indian Art at Columbia University in New York, and author of a wide range of books on the history of Indian art. As a museum professional between 1994-2002, she served as Chief Curator, Deputy Director, and Acting Director of the Smithsonian’s Freer & Sackler Galleries in Washington DC. Her most recent books are The Thief Who Stole my Heart: The Material Life of Sacred Bronzes from Chola India, 855-1280  (2021) and India: A Story through 100 Objects (2021). She has been awarded a Padma Bhushan for “Outstanding Contribution to Art & Education.”


Solid Treasure

  • 20th November
  • 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm

A history of India in a 100 objects
A straight talk by Vidya Dehejia

Vidya Dehejia

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