Born 1958 in Lucknow, India
. Lives and works in New Delhi, India
Anita Dube is trained as an art historian and critic (B.A. History (hons), University of New Delhi (1979) and an MFA (art criticism) Faculty of fine arts, M.S. University Baroda (1982)). Her work is determinedly individualized yet provocatively informed by its cultural context. She has developed an aesthetic language that is partial to sculptural fragment as a cultural bearer of personal and social histories.
In 1997, Jane Farver, the farsighted and much-loved American curator who died in April in Venice, put together an influential exhibition called “ Out of India: Contemporary Art of the South Asian Diaspora ” at the Queens Museum. It was one of the few surveys of its kind in the United States up to that time, and Ms. Farver was...