About the NTICVA

Dr Asok K Das

Asok Kumar Das was the Director, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, Jaipur. He was also a Senior Visiting Fellow at the V & A Museum, London; Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow; Satyajit Ray Chair, Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Visiting Professor at the School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Hart Fellow, Smithsonian Institution; Getty Museum Scholar, Los Angeles; Andrew W Mellon Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Visiting Scholar, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha and Dar al-Atharyya, Kuwait, and Tagore National Fellow at the Indian Museum, Kolkata.

The thrust areas of his research and publication are Mughal and Rajasthani art and culture, Museology and history on which he has published more than sixty books, Portfolios, research papers, popular articles and book reviews in leading Indian and foreign art journals. His monograph on the great Mughal natural history painter, Ustad Mansur was published last year.

Dr Das, Academic Advisor