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DNMUM404892 | 1/7/2018 | Author : Gargi Gupta | WC :630

Jagdip Jagpal tells Gargi Gupta how she prepared for her new role as India Art Fair’s (IAF) new director
JUST BEFORE MONDAY
It’s been a hectic four months for Jagdip Jagpal, India Art Fair’s (IAF) new director. With her appointment coming through just six months before the 2018 edition of the fair, Jagpal had to relocate “at short notice” to Delhi. Then, she had to get to know and become known in the local arts circles, something that she’d hitherto looked at only from the outside.
Jagpal, 53, is a British national, whose parents emigrated to the UK back in the 1950s. While her mother is from Kolkata and has maintained close links with India, this is Jagpal’s first experience of living here, though she says she’s visited India often enough.
Jagpal comes to Delhi and IAF after her most recent assignment as part of the team that put together
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