RITHIKA MERCHANT

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2021     

Sarmaya Spotlight “To the earth we return” Web. September 9, 2021. view

Open Magazine Ayaz, Shaikh “Climate Change on Canvas” August 20, 2021. Print Edition. view

Vogue India Iyengar, Radhika “Is this the most important Indian art exhibit of the season?” Web. August 12, 2021. view

Sarmaya Spotlight “Mining Mythology: The art of Rithika Merchant” Web. August 11, 2021. view

MASH “Shalini Passi in conversation with Rithika Merchant” Web. June 2, 2021. view

Platform Magazine “Shifting Selves: Between meaning, mythology and mirage” Web. August 10, 2021. view

Elephant Magazine Steer, Emily "Re-Making Myths for the Modern Age” Web. June 28, 2021. view

The Hindu Kochhar, Ritika “Where winged women fly away: The art of Rithika Merchant” June 20, 2021. Print Edition. view

Mid Day D’Lyma, Tanishka “Hope on canvas” June 16, 2021. Print Edition. view

Le Quotidien de L’Art “Les 5 Essentiels Du Jour: Le prix DDessin à Rithika Merchant” June 14, 2021. N°2189. Print Edition. view

Mint Lounge Bhuyan, Avantika “Rithika Merchant's interpretation of ‘saudade” June 5, 2021. Print Edition. view

Sovereign Asian Art Prize “Winners Announced for The 2021 Prize” Web. June 3, 2021. view

Art Asia Pacific “Speak Up: Weekly news roundup” Web. May 28, 2021. view

Artforum “News” Web. May 27,2021. view

Ocula Gaskin, Sam “Li Binyuan Wins $30,000 Sovereign Asian Art Prize” Web. May 27, 2021.  view

Sovereign Asian Art Prize “Spotlight on Rithika Merchant” Web. May 12, 2021. view

Matrons and Mistresses Khanna, Rhea “Artist Profile: Rithika Merchant” Web. April 19, 2021.  view

Art India Magazine Shah, Lajja “Life in Conflict Settings and Life after Life” Back to the Future: Tomorrow’s Art World. March 2021. Print Edition.

The Indian Quarterly “Birth of a new world” April - June 2021. Print Edition.

Art Seeking “Five ongoing exhibitions by Indian contemporary women artists you must visit” Web. February 16, 2021. view

Vogue India Thakkar, Mihir Gudka, Dhwani “25 must-visit art exhibits in and around India you need to check out” Web. January 17, 2021. view      

MASH Maddox, Georgina “An art weekend in Mumbai Part 1” Web. January 15, 2021. view

GoodHomes “Art in the time of Covid” Web. January 15, 2021. view

Elle Decor Dev, Raashi “Ashiesh Shah’s OTLO, Lekha Washington’s Hinomaru–The Sun and other exhibits you musn’t miss during Mumbai Gallery Weekend 2021.”  Web. January 15, 2021. view

Architectural Digest Ayaz, Shaikh “Everything you need to know about the 9th Mumbai Gallery Weekend 2021” Web. January 14, 2021. view

Architectural Digest Nair, Uma “Mumbai: This new show at Tarq weaves a world of fantasy within the wheels of illusionary realities” Web. January 14, 2021. view

Mid Day Ramos, Dalreen “Follow the Art” January 13, 2021, Print Edition.

Platform Magazine “Birth of a New World by Rithika Merchant” Web. January 11, 2021. view

Mint Lounge Bhuyan, Avantika “11 shows you must see at the start of the new year” Web. January 5, 2021. view

Mid Day “Looking Ahead: United with the universe” January 1, 2021, Print Edition.


2020          

GQ India Gupta, Nidhi “Brave New World” November 2020, Print Edition. view

Harpers Bazaar Bhalla, Radhika “ The Safe Haven” November 2020, Print Edition. view

Firstpost Dhar, Arshia “How the pandemic has urged three Indian artists to reexamine personal, collective identities through their art”  Web, September 9, 2020. view

Vogue India “Ways of Seeing: The Experimenter” June 2020, Print Edition. view

Art Fervour “Gaia as my muse: Art that inspires environmental action” Web. June 10, 2020. view

Artnet Brara, Noor “‘Creativity Has to Drive Every Decision’: Chloé Creative Director Natacha Ramsay-Levi on How the Values of Art Guide Her Design Philosophy” Web, May 18, 2020. view

Harpers Bazaar Khamil, Elyza “Fashion Brands Bringing You the Best in Music and Culture on Social Media” Web. April 15, 2020. view

V Magazine Kelly, Dylan “Chloé launches uplifting Instagram live program amidst Coronavirus” Web. April 14, 2020. view

Amica Magazine Rossi, Benedetta “Eyes On: Le Pittrici Body Conscious” April 2020, Print Edition.

Mumbai Mirror Gehi, Reema “Young artists to watch out for” March 22, 2020, Print Edition. view

India Art Fair Magazine “The wonderful world of Rithika Merchant” 2020, Print Edition. view

Artisera Jain, Lisa “19 Artworks We Loved at the 2020 India Art Fair” Web. February 3, 2020. view

Lifestyle Asia Uppal, Megha “From Andy Warhol to Amrita Shergill, the must-sees at India Art Fair 2020” Web. January 29, 2020. view

Arteviste Mcdonald, Maya Asha “A Review of Rithika Merchant: Mirror of the Mind at Galerie LJ, Paris“ Web. January 10, 2020. view

Clove Magazine “Rithika Merchant: Mirror of the Mind” Web. January 10, 2020. view


2019          

Elle France Augustin, Alice “Merchant de Reve” Issue No. 3861, 20 December 2019, Print Edition. view

Los Contemporaneos Mrochen, Romina “ Rithika Merchant “Mirror of the Mind” @Galerie LJ Paris” Web. December 19, 2019. view

Masthead Magazine “Op - Ed: On Aliens” Web. October 2019. view

L’Officiel France Rosemont, Sophie “Mythes et legendes” September 2019,  Print Edition. view

Pool Magazine “Going beyond the myths”,  Issue 107, August 2019, Print Edition. view

Design Pataki India Pereira, Beverly “Navigating Rithika Merchant’s Fantastical Worlds Steeped In Modern Myth”  Web. July 8, 2019. view

DNA After Hours Kumar, Rinky “The circle of life and death” June 17, 2019. Print Edition. view

The Mumbai Mirror Chanda - Vaz, Urmi “The art-life continuum” June 10, 2019.  Print Edition. view

The Hindu Amiruddin, Zahra "Reflections on ‘osmotic’ ideas” June 7, 2019. Print Edition. view

Newfound Journal Simchak, Courtney “Ancestral Home” Web.  Volume no. 10, Issue 1 “The Fools Journey”, 2019. view

Vogue India Chakraborty, Rohit “Kolkata’s latest exhibit is all about unity in diversity” Web.  January 30, 2019. view

Architectural Digest Bhuyan, Avantika “ This art exhibition in Kolkata looks at the creative thought that binds humanity” Web. January 25, 2019. view

Verve Magazine Shaikh, Sadaf “ Millennials love surrealist art and these 8 artists show us why” Web.  January 10, 2019. view

Vogue China “Chloé 2019 ”  Web. January 8, 2019. view

Elle China “Chloé2019”  Web. January 8, 2019. view


2018          

Vogue India Siganporia, Shahnaz “Meet the 40 artists under the age of 40 you need to know about ” December 2018, Print Edition. view

Grazia India Mehta, Tanya “Art Beyond Borders” December 2018, Print Edition.

Vogue India Bhuyan, Avantika  “An exhibition of unique horse sculptures hopes to empower women” November 27, 2018. view

Vogue India  Khanna, Priyanka “Rithika Merchant’s work explores the commonality between cultures” November 2018, Print Edition. view

Harpers Bazaar India “Bazaar Style: 6 Artisans of Luxury” October 2018, Print Edition.

Vogue India “Presenting the winners: Vogue Women Of The Year 2018”  Web.  October 28, 2018. view

Verve Magazine Thomas, Skye Arundhati “Behind the Brush” July - August 2018. Print Edition (Cover Story). view

The Earth Issue “Artist Highlight: Rithika Merchant” Web. May 2018. view

Elle India Bhandara, Neville “Elle Radar Art: We Are The World” May 2018. Print Edition.

Vogue India Mahindru, Megha “The New Order” May 2018. Print Edition. view

Arts Illustrated Kumar, Rahul “Stories that Speak in Colour” April - May 2018. Print Edition.

Marie Claire France Mahler, Lily “Phénomène : la mode dessine”  Web. April 27, 2018. view

Wall Street International Magazine “Portal” Web. April 16, 2018. view

Platform Magazine Jacob,Tony “Rithika Merchant On breaking all mythical boundaries” Web. April 16, 2018. view

Harpers Bazaar India “Fashion News: Indian in Paris” April 2018, Print Edition.

Homegrown Sachdeva, Maanya “Exploring Rithika Merchant’s Unique Brand Of Mythical & Fantastical Art” Web. April 5, 2018. view

Blouin ArtInfo “Group Exhibition ‘Portal’ at October Gallery, London” Web. March 20, 2018. view

Vogue Taylor, Elise “VogueWorld 100: Artist Rithika Merchant Gives a Whirlwind Tour of Her Favorite Cities, From Barcelona to Mumbai” Web. February 27, 2018. view

Vogue “Introducing VogueWorld 100: These Are the People Who Are Inspiring Us Right Now”  Web.February 27, 2018. view

Elle Hyland, Veronique “Natacha Ramsay-Levi Begins Her Journey at Chloé by Looking Back” Web. February 15, 2018. view

CNN Style Jagpal, Jagdip “India Art Fair: The female artists leading the country's art renaissance” Web. February 10, 2018. view

DSSC Kaur, Sumeet “India Art Fair 2018:What to expect at the subcontinents biggest art fair” Web. February 6, 2018. view

The New Indian Express, Indulge Sen, Jaideep ““It’s an urgent time”: Rithika Merchant on making art in response to social issues” Web. February 5, 2018. view

The New Indian Express, Indulge Sen, Jaideep “Politics of art and the real artpolitik: Artists in discussion for India Art Fair 2018” February 1, 2018. Print Edition. view

Vogue India Chaudhri, Shweta "Meet the Indian artist behind Chloé’s folklore-inspired collection” Web. January 29, 2018. view

Architectural Digest Bhuyan, Avantika “Here’s what to expect at the 10th edition of the India Art Fair” Web. January 16, 2018. view

WWD Diderich, Joelle “Chloé Pre - Fall 2018”  Web. January 10, 2018. view

The Hindu Amiruddin, Zahra “Poetic mosaic of myths” January 10, 2018. Print Edition. view

Art Radar Kini - Singh, Amita “Where the Water Takes Us”: weaving histories through time and space with Rithika Merchant in Mumbai – in conversation” Web. January 5, 2018. view


2017           

Verve Magazine Tata, Huzan “ Why you must catch Rithika Merchant ‘Where The Water Takes Us’ exhibition” Web. December 28, 2017. view

Kerosene Digital “Rithika Merchant’s art: bizarre, beautiful and brilliant” Web. December 18, 2017.

Mumbai Mirror "The art-iculate list” December 4, 2017. Print Edition. view

Art a un Click Abadia, Mila “III Young Gallery Weekend despide el año en el Mazda Space Bcn” Web. December 4, 2017. view

Art Radar Jamieson, Anna “3 young Indian artists to know” Web. December 3, 2017. view

Architectural Digest “Tarq’s This Burning Land Belongs To You comes to London” Web. November 2,2017. view

New York Times Friedman, Vanessa “Instead of Changing the Woman, Change the Standard” September 28, 2017. Print Edition. view

L’Officiel “quoi ressemble la nouvelle femme Chloé?” Web. September 28, 2017. view  

Mid Day “Mumbai Diary” Wednesday Dossier, September 20, 2017, Print Edition.

Verve Magazine Tata, Huzan “Explore Questions of Geology at G/rove” Web. February 16, 2017. view

Visual Melt “Rithika Merchant” Web. January 25, 2017. view


2016               

Verve Magazine “ A Day in the Life of Artist Rithika Merchant” Web. November 14, 2016. view

Elle Decor India Tolia, Raisa “15 young Indian artists to follow right now” Web. July 26, 2016. view

Yorokobu Mendoza, Virginia “Ilustraciones que reclaman el espacio de la mujer en la mitología” Web. July 14, 2016. view

Madrid Art Process “Rithika Merchant : Intersections” Web. June 7, 2016.

Tendencias del Mercado del Arte Paredes, Tomas “Rithika Merchant, fusion” nº 93, May 2016, Print Edition

Goldworld Di Nuzzo, Diana “Rithika Merchant: Dall’India con amore” Web. April 26, 2016. view

La Vanguardia Paredes, Tomas “Rithika Merchant, fusion y exotismo” April 10, 2016, Print Edition

Las Cosas Del Querer Dubcovsky, Bettina “Rithika Merchant: Intersections” Web. March 28, 2016. view

Cultura Feten Garrido, Isabel “La galería Combustión Espontánea presenta “Intersections”” Web. March 27. 2016.

Ladder and Key Priority, Christopher “ 10 Point Profile: Rithika Merchant” Web. March 21, 2016. view

O Studio Barcelona Calvo, Javier “Cosmogonia Lunar” Web. February 22, 2016.

The Huffington Post Frank, Priscilla “Delving Into The Shadowy World Of Occult Art” Web. January 27, 2016. view


2015               

Manifesto of Decadence Darling, Decadence “Modern Myth: An Interview with Rithika Merchant” Web. December 26, 2015. view

The Huffington Post Frank, Priscilla “Magica Sexualis: Your Quick And Dirty Guide To The Erotic Occult”  Web. November 10, 2015. view

Hyperallergic Steinhauer, Jillian “ArtRx NYC” Web. October 13, 2015. view

Quantum Art Review Power, Kim “Lexicon Infernali at Stephen Romano Gallery” Web. October 11, 2015. view

The Huffington Post Frank, Priscilla “Exploring The Moon-Centric Mythology Of The Feminine Occult” Web. October 9, 2015. view

Blopop Magazine Martinez, Luciano “ Blopop Magazine, Features Artist” Web. September 28, 2015.

Savant Garde Scher, Robin “The Thin Line Between Nightmares and Reality” Web. September 11, 2015.

Cultartes Magazine Baldovin, Nicolae “Cultartes Presents Luna Tabulatorum by Rithika Merchant” September 8, 2015.

Phantasmaphile Grossman, Pam “Rithika Merchant show and more”  Web. September 2, 2015. view

Disinformation “Rithika Merchant: At The Dusk of Identity by Decadence Darling” Web. September 2, 2015.

Charivari “Pinturas Esotericas Exploram a Espiritulidade da lua e as Mitologias da Feminilidade” Web. September 2, 2015.

Beautiful/Decay Evans, Hayley “Rithika Merchant’s Mysterious And Symbolic Paintings Explore The Mythologies Of The Moon” Web. September 1, 2015. view

Homegrown Dharmadhikari, Aditi “8 Young Indian Artists Exploring Sex & Sexuality In Important Ways (Vol. II)” Web.  

Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Triebsee, Kim “Rithika Merchant ‘Luna Tabulatorum’ at Stephen Romano Gallery” Web. August 30, 2015. view

High Fructose Caro “OPUS HYPNAGOGIA” Presents Surreal New Works by Kris Kuksi, Martin Wittfooth, and More” Web. July 16, 2015. view

Widewalls D. Anika “Opus Hypnagogia: Sacred Spaces of the Visionary and Vernacular presented by Stephen Romano” Web. July 16, 2015. view

The Hindu “Capturing on canvas the passages of life” June 15, 2015, Print Edition

The Times of India M. Neelima. “Of internal journeys, shifting perception” June 15, 2015, Print Edition

Disinformation “Rithika Merchant - Mosaics of Myths” Web. May 19, 2015.

Art Tehelka  Sabnis, Sushma.“The Memory Crucible” Web. April 9, 2015. view

TARQ blog “When Memories Become Myths” Web. April 4, 2015.

TARQ blog “An Interview with Rithika Merchant” Web. March 25, 2015.

The Indian Express Lakhe, Amruta. “Remember The Time” March 23, 2015, Print Edition. view

Brown Paper Bag Mumbai “Easel Money: The Beginners Guide to Buying Art” Web. March 19, 2015.

Sunday Mid Day “The past is here” March 8, 2015, Print Edition.

Asian in NY Ng, Alison. “4th Annual Metro Curates Show at the Metropolitan Pavilion” Web. January 24, 2015.


2014               

Tiny Griffon Gallery blog Simion, Cristina. “Master of the Imaginary” Web. November 6, 2014.

The Economic Times Balapurwala, Tasneem.“3 easy steps to buy affordable art: Artists you can invest in” July 10, 2014,Print Edition.

Artium Oxide “Art of Rithika Merchant : Myths, Rituals, and Folklore” Web. July 4, 2014. view

Platform Magazine Malhotra, Shruti Kapur. "Forecast: Exploring The Arts" January/February 2014, Print Edition.


2013               

Art & Deal Magazine Sabnis, Sushma. "Her Myths To Graph"December 2013, Print Edition.

Better Interiors Mehemdabadwala, Alifiya. "Art Walk: Rithika Merchant" December 2013, Print Edition.

The Morning News Rabarison, Karolle. "The Origin of New Species" Web. November 11, 2013. view

Blouin ArtInfo D'Mello, Rosalyn. "3 Emerging Indian Female Artists to Follow and Collect" Web. October 31, 2013. view

DNA After Hours Gupta, Boski. "Woman as a hero" October 4, 2013, Print Edition.

The Indian Express Lakhe, Amruta. "Of Myths & Legends" October 3, 2013, Print Edition. view

Homegrown Menon, Mandovi. "Rithika Merchant's Mythography" Web. October 1,  2013. view

Sunday Mid Day Dalal, Phorum. "She's the real hero" September 29, 2013, Print Edition.

Boy Magia Oliveira, Edu. "Inspiracao Art Parte II" Web. September 5, 2013.

Cleaver Magazine Rile, Karen. (Editor) "Works on Paper: Comparative Mythology" Issue no. 2,June 2013. view

Drowning Dogs "Hand written Interview with Rithika Merchant"February 22, 2013. view


2012               

Arte Manifesto Magazine "La Energia Natural y Geometrica de Rithika Merchant" Web. December 5, 2012.

Anormal Magazine Escobar, Felipe. Rithika Merchant: “Creo en la energía de la naturaleza y el universo” Web. November 25, 2012.

One Giant Arm Williams, Joe. "Rithika Merchant" Web. November, 3, 2012.

Modernism Romania Nasui, Cosmin. "Tristesia-Paraphernalia-Memorabilia" Web. August 13, 2012.

Observator Cultural Plamadeala, Michael. "Tristesse - Paraphernalia - Memorabilia, creative camp in the summer heat" Web. August 2012.

Zupi Magazine "Mitologia Comparada de Rithika Merchant" Web. August 10, 2012. view

Art and Science Journal Jones, Lee. "Origin of Species" Web. August 7, 2012. view

Reteaua Literara Ionita, Adrian. "A Woman For all Seasons" Web. July 3, 2012.

The Montreal Review Tung, Robin. "Rithika Merchant" Web. July 2012. view

Juxtapoz Magazine "Drawings by Rithika Merchant" Web. March 11, 2012. view

Daily Serving Dailey, Celie. "Rithika Merchant"Web. February 25, 2012. view


2011               

Metropolitan Barcelona "An Inside Look" October 2011. Print Edition.

DNA After Hours Mazumder, Jayeeta. “Bringing Folklore To Canvas” August 30, 2011. Print Edition.

Danadoias "Lo Folclorico de Rithika Merchant" Web. May 15, 2011.

HAND Drawing Pryor, Kimi. "Artist Focus: Rithika Merchant" Web. May 3, 2011.

Megamagro "Rithika Merchant" Web. April 7, 2011.

Art Sponge Caire, Patrick. "Magnificent Works on Paper by Rithika Merchant" Web. March 17, 2011.


2010               

Of Indian Origin Rao, Nisha John. "Mixing It All Up" Web. Nov 2, 2010.

Doodlers Anonymous Okat "Dream Are Necessary" Web. April 21, 2010.