Indian collector Sarkar plans new art museum Calcutta – New York Times
Posted by artradar on September 26, 2008
NEW ART MUSEUM PLANNED CALCUTTA
According to the New York Times a new modern art museum is under way in the eastern city of Calcutta. Herzog & de Meuron, the Swiss architecture firm that built the Tate Modern in London, is designing it. Construction is to start next year, and the museum is to open in late 2013, said Rakhi Sarkar, a collector there and one of the driving forces behind the museum.