Driven by a spirit of curiosity
we deliver cross-disciplinary projects
that weave the traditional with the contemporary
and celebrate arts and ideas from across Asia


Pictured: detail from two Nath yoginis, North India, Mughal, about 1750. ©The Trustees of the British Museum

Tantra: enlightenment to revolution

Now Open!

The Bagri Foundation is delighted to announce new dates for the Tantra exhibition at the British Museum. 

As lead supporter for this exhibition, we are over the moon to finally open up the incredible research and over 100 objects from India, Nepal, Tibet, Japan and the UK, from the seventh century AD to the present. Tickets will go on sale from 9 September.

Find out more about the project here.

Sunil Gupta Untitled #11, 2008 From the series The New Pre-Raphaelites Courtesy the artist and Hales Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery and Vadehra Art Gallery © Sunil Gupta All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020

From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta, a Retrospective

9 October - 24 January

The Bagri Foundation is a proud supporter of the first UK retrospective of acclaimed photographer Sunil Gupta.

Opening on 9 October at The Photographer’s Gallery, this survey  spans five decades and brings together all the key series from his pioneering photographic practice for the first time, as well as presenting never-before exhibited works. It is curated Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABP.

Read the full Press Release here.

The Bottom Drawer

with Intan Paramaditha
30 September 11am BST

Bagri Foundation is excited to release our next interview as part of The Bottom Drawer series. Intan Paramaditha, interviewed by Anna Temby, Literature Programmer at Asia House.

The series features a series of online interviews with an array of writers from across Asia and the diaspora. Each are asked to ponder a number of questions that are telling about what inspired them to write.

Find out more about our guests and links to their interviews here. 

Object, Story, Wonder

Bagri Foundation is pleased to present the second film as part of our new digital series  Object, Story, Wonder: Museum Collections Revealed – Fierce and Demonic Imagery from the Brooklyn Museum .

This series invites curators from museums across the world to share stories about works from their Asian collections.

Each Tuesday at 3pm we will release a new film with one of our partners including The British Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Ashmolean Museum and more to be announced!

Find out more about the project here.

At Home in the World

"Microcosmic Orbit - Temporalities" by Noel Ed De Leon & Erika Tan

Bagri Foundation is pleased to present the third and final event for “Microcosmic Orbit”, a series of live streamed conversations where De Leon invites guests into his attic to virtually connect to its contents and respond via their own work around “being at home in world”.

Check out the full series on our Projects Page.

30 Artists, 30 Years

Peter Stewart

See our latest post with Peter Stewart as part of our programme 30 Artists, 30 Years!

Consisting of thirty interviews with visual artists, musicians, performers, academics, journalists, writers and storytellers whose work we have supported, we honour our 30th anniversary. 

Follow us on social media @bagrifoundation or on the hashtag #Bagri30years to see the interviews as they are released over the coming weeks.  Find the full list of artists and stories featured here.


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