Calderwood Curatorial Fellow in South Asian Art
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Ph.D., University of Cambridge
M.Phil., University of Cambridge
B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
Rachel Parikh’s primary responsibility at the museums is to research and catalogue the collection of South Asian art. She also develops a series of argument-driven installations for the South Asian gallery and assists in a broad range of curatorial activities. Parikh specializes in painting as well as arms and armor from the 16th through the 19th century. Before joining the museums, she was an Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research Fellow in the Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
The Khalili Falnama, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art. London: Azimuth Editions and Oxford University Press. Forthcoming.
“Faith and Fate: The Khalili Falnama (MSS 979) and Shi’i Identity in Golconda.” In Iran and the Deccan: Persian Art, Culture, and Talent in Circulation, ed. Keelan Overton. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Forthcoming.
“Yoga under the Mughals: From Practice to Paintings.” South Asian Studies 31 (2) (2015): 215–36.
“A Tail of Power: The Role of Hanuman in Tantric Worship.” Orientations 46 (6) (2015).