Malini Roy

Malini Roy is the Head of Visual Arts at the British Library (London), where she works on a range of material types, from Indian miniatures to contemporary photography and sculpture. She received her PhD in art history from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London; her doctoral thesis focused on the idiosyncrasies in the late Mughal painting tradition and concentrated on the artist Mihr Chand (fl. c. 1759-86). In 2012, Roy curated the Library’s exhibition Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire and co-authored the accompanying publication with J.P. Losty. In 2008, she curated and authored 50 x India: The 50 Most Beautiful Miniatures from the Rijksmuseum.

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