Tasveer Arts Bookstore - About Us

Tasveer is known today as one of the leading publishers of high-quality art books in India, and produces in-house or collaborative publications for every exhibition it curates. Each catalogue includes quality reproductions of the photographs that form part of the show, as well as special commissioned texts that provide insights into the work. Past writers for these have included Pico Iyer, William Dalrymple, Hugh Rayner, Amin Jaffer, Rahaab Allana and Rosalyn D’Mello to name a few.

Established in 2006, Tasveer began as the first pan-Indian gallery dedicated exclusively to photography, founded by Abhishek Poddar, Shalini Gupta and Naveen Kishore. Today, Tasveer represents over 30 internationally renowned photographers, including some of the most iconic photographers in the history of the medium in India.

As a premiere photography venue in India, Tasveer programmes 5 exhibitions each year highlighting different areas of India’s rich visual culture, including fashion, fine art and heritage — and featuring work by upcoming and established photographers, as well as seminal vintage and modern prints by past masters of the medium. Each of these exhibitions travel across the country, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore.