Curators are important storytellers who bring art to life through interpreting and uncovering hidden histories and collections.
As part of our vision for 2018, help us raise more funds to benefit more curators across the UK.
Thanks to our award, Mark has been able to acquire work by contemporary Indian artists and makers – updating Cambridge’s existing holdings of historical Indian art and unlocking the potential of these largely unrecognised collections.
You can see Mark’s illuminating exhibition featuring these acquisitions, ‘Another India’, until 22 April 2018 at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
While collecting banknotes, coins and other numismatic material from socialist governed countries, Tom was able to establish longstanding ties with galleries and institutions overseas and connect to a mentor, Professor Victor Buchli, whose guidance helped shape the project.
'Victor brought to the project boundless enthusiasm and genuine excitement about how it could be shaped and how, in turn, the process might broaden my own experience and knowledge.'
"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)