Rachel Parikh is a PhD candidate in the History of Art at the University of Cambridge. She specialises in Indian and Islamic Art

The last dance? Scandal surrounds the NGA’s allegedly stolen Shiva statue

The National Gallery of Australia has removed a Shiva statue from public view and may return it to India

31 Mar 2014

Trouble in Paradise: A Tribute to Kashmir in Chicago

Nilima Sheikh’s extraordinary paintings need more introduction than they are given here

20 Mar 2014

The Wild Side of Indian Art: Two Book Reviews

Two fascinating books explore the significance of the depiction of animals in Mughal art

10 Feb 2014

Visual Feasts

Despite a few bland contemporary exhibits, ‘Art and Appetite’ at the Art Institute of Chicago is an excellent survey of a nation’s changing tastes

5 Dec 2013