Ashrafi S. Bhagat is an art historian, critic and curator. An Associate Professor, she teaches both Indian and Western Art History. She has written extensively about modern and contemporary art for various art magazines in India. On an invitation from NGMA Bengaluru, she curated an exhibition, Regional Modernity: Madras Art Movement, 1960s to 1990s, in March 2017. She was the recipient of the Brew Magazine ‘Women’s Achievers Award’ for her contribution to Art History and Art Criticism (2016). She was the Guest Editor for a special issue of MARG Magazine, Contemporary Art in South India.