British Art Studies, Issue 13:
September 2019

Publicaton Date
September 2019
Standard Number
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art

The British Art Studies editorial team are delighted to present Issue 13: London, Asia, Exhibitions, Histories, edited by Hammad Nasar and Sarah Victoria Turner.


  • Instant Malaysia: Imagining a Nation at the Commonwealth Institute, by Kelvin Chuah
  • “A Bridge between the Two Worlds”: Exhibitions of Malaysian Art at the Commonwealth Institute, by Sarena Abdullah
  • Mapping Decolonisation: Exhibition Floor Plans and the “End” of Empire at the Commonwealth Institute, by Claire Wintle
  • Journeying through Modernism: Travels and Transits of East Pakistani Artists in Post-Imperial London, by Lotte Hoek and Sanjukta Sunderason
  • “Exciting a Wider Interest in the Art of India”: The 1931 Burlington Fine Arts Club Exhibition, by Brinda Kumar
  • Researching Exhibitions of South Asian Women Artists in Britain in the 1980s, by Alice Correia


  • Why Exhibition Histories?, a conversation piece convened by Saloni Mathur
  • Exhibitions in Print, an interview between Sharmini Pereira and Sneha Ragavan
  • Curating the Cosmopolis, an interview between Iwona Blazwick and Rattanamol Singh Johal
  • Unlearning the Modern, an interview between David Elliott and Hilary Floe

Cover Collaboration

  • Taking Space for Asian Diaspora Narratives, by Annie Jael Kwan
  • 26 x 2 = 0, by Bettina Fung
  • “like a flower paddle my teeth”, by Ada Hao
  • Yellow Peril, by Nicholas Tee