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Tate to launch two new acquisitions committees

Committees will focus on Indian and Russian art

The Tate is establishing a new South Asian acquisitions committee to collect contemporary and modern art from India and surrounding countries, as well as a committee for works from Russia, Eastern Europe and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). The South Asia group will be separate from the existing Asia Pacific acquisitions committee, which launched in 2007 and helped to acquire 26 works between 2010 and 2011. The Russian committee will be headed by the Floridian curator Kira Flanzraich. Its members will include Nonna Materkova, the founder of London's not-for-profit space Calvert 22, and the collectors Andrei Tretyakov and Igor Tsukanov.

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19 Nov 12
14:48 CET

SYED MUKKARRAM ALI, LONDON

'Moazzam Ali' is a very established artist of Pakistan depicting works of Indus Civilization Women. His works represent south asian culture which the department is looking for. Please visit www.moazzamali.com for further details. I would recommend him for representation.

30 Oct 12
16:17 CET

K ANIS MOQUIT, DHAKA

Please have your thoughts on Bangladesh when you buy south asian art. The Country have some serious of Classical and modern art.Bangladesh have not been exposed much in internationl art scene but there are lot of good works going on. I would say that the artist and the art works are still in pure form. It is important to contact the right people and organisation to get the best out of this country.

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