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Prahlad Bubbar is a dealer and consultant of Indian and Islamic art based in London. His gallery is located in Mayfair, a historical epicentre of the London art world. As a leading specialist in classical paintings from 1400-1900, respected in the field for his knowledge, he has placed works of historical importance and great beauty in the collections of over a dozen top international museums.
The gallery has been a regular exhibitor at Asia Week New York, Asian Art in London and Frieze Masters. Past exhibitions have received critical acclaim by the international press, scholars and collectors worldwide.
Prahlad regularly publishes scholarly catalogues with contributions by leading international experts, while also reflecting his key interests and expertise in 20th century design and the Surrealist movement.
Prahlad's wife Shubha is a post-graduate from Central Saint Martins. She is an artist and co-curator of exhibitions and projects. They staged the first exhibition in London on the great Indian photographer Raja Deen Dayal in 2001 and have since shown select examples of vintage photography from the subcontinent. Most recently, "Dazzling and Spirited: Indian Court Paintings 1400-1900", presented at Asia House, London, in October 2009, was accompanied by a series of scholarly lectures.
Clients include leading private and public collections wishing to acquire the best Indian paintings and those seeking guidance and expertise.