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The exhibition is made possible by the generous support of The Partridge Foundation, a John and Polly Guth Charitable Fund.

Asia Society acknowledges other generous underwriters including the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, Lisina M. Hoch, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, and an Anonymous Donor.

Additional support is provided by Sonny and Michelle Kalsi, The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Princess Shamina Talyarkhan, Marie-Hélène Weill, Sonny and Gita Mehta, The Lee and Juliet Folger Fund, Victor and Tara Menezes, Saroj and Sreedhar Menon, Rohit and Katharine Desai, Amna and Ali Naqvi, and an Anonymous Donor.

National Endowment for the Humanities


Guest curators:

William Dalrymple is a distinguished writer and historian. He is also co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Asia-Pacific’s largest literary festival. All seven of his books have won major literary awards. His acclaimed White Mughals (2002) won Britain’s most revered history prize, the Wolfson, while The Last Mughal (2006) won the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize and the Vodafone-Crossword prize for non-fiction.

Yuthika Sharma is completing a PhD (May 2012) in South Asian art history at Columbia University.  Her academic expertise is focused on the relationship between late Mughal and Company School painting at Delhi, between 1739 and 1857. She holds a Doctor of Design in landscape architecture from Harvard University, where she studied the built landscape of Victorian Delhi.

The display is organized by Adriana Proser, Asia Society Museum’s John H. Foster Curator for Traditional Asian Art.

Asia Society Museum Staff
Melissa Chiu, Museum Director and Vice President, Global Art Programs
Marion Kocot, Director, Museum Operations
Nancy Blume, Head of Museum Education Programs
Laura Perry, Publication Coordinator
Clare McGowan, Collections Manager and Registrar
Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Curator for Traditional Asian Art
Jacob M. Reynolds, Associate Registrar
Miwako Tezuka, Associate Curator
Davis Thompson-Moss, Installation Manager
Donna Saunders, Executive Assistant