Articles & Reviews


“The India that was”, The Pioneer, August 2017

“The Museums of Time and Space” Chinki Sinha, India Today, April 2017

“Mithu Sen: The Constant Performer” Rosalyn D’Mello, Open Magazine, March 2017

“Art Stars Trek to Nepal for the First Kathmandu Trienniale, Promoting Regional Solidarity”, Skye Arundhati Thomas, March 2017

“Women’s Day special: Women talk about desire and other difficult dialogues”, Mithu Sen, The Indian Express, March 2017

“Mithu Sen isn't afraid to depict sexuality in her works”, Anindita Ghosh, Femina, February 2017

“Five must-see works at the India Art Fair”, Neelam Raaj, The Times of India, February 2017

“India Art Fair 2017: Frames to make you smile”, Zee News, February 2017


“Banana Bumbibummer”, Mithu Sen, ART India, September 2016

“Top Indian women artists at Art Basel’s Unlimited sector”, Archana Khare Bhose, June 2016

“Mithu Sen’s museum of memories”, Uma Nair, Lifestyle, TOI, July 2016

“What does it mean to be a Postcolonial Feminist? The artwork of Mithu Sen”, Sushmita Chatterjee,Hypatia- A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, January 2016

“The Borders Between Us”, Karin Zitzewitz, ART India, January 2016


“Poetry, Beauty and Androgyny”, Jyoti Dhar, Art Asia Pacific, September 2015

“Mithu Sen”, ArtAsiaPacific, July/August 2015

“Feminist Indian Artist Builds 80¬Foot Wall Of Dentures Because Living In A Body Gets Gross”, Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post, August 2015

“Mithu Sen wins 2015 Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art”, mattersofart, February 2015

“Mithu Sen”, H. K., ArtAsiaPacific Almanac, January 2015

“The bridge to apocalypse”, Datta, Rita, Telegraph (Calcutta, India), January 2015

“Mithu Sen does what no one else did in Kerala”, Uma Nair, Lifestyle, TOI, March 2015

“Sharing anguish and hope of sexually abused orphan girls”, The Hindu, Kochi, March 2015

“Great art makes us uncomfortable and more aware of who we are”, Jujhar Singh, Sunday Guardian Live, December 2015

“KMB Focus 2014- Shoot! That’s Art”, Artsome, January 2015

“The humorous sketches of Indian life”, Bhavna Kakar, The Tribune, February 2015


“Tooth and Nail”, Sehba Mohammad, Art + Auction, April 2014

“Mithu Sen’s Great Wall Of Teeth (And Other Visual Poetry)”, Ariane Fairlie, beautifuldecay, September, 2014

“Broad MSU Will Present “Global Focus” Exhibition Series Presenting First American Museum Solo Exhibitions or New Works from Artists Around the World”, published by Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 2014

“Dhaka Art Summit”, Pigeat Anaël, Art-Press, April 2014

“Keeping Pace with Mithu Sen”, Sahar Zaman, Turn On Art, Global Art Off The Radar, July 2014

"Mithu Sen Shoplifts for Art", Rosalyn D’Mello, blouinartinfo, February 2014

“Inner space”, Jonathan Griffith, CityPulse , April 2014

“Mithu Sen”, Murtaza Vali, Artforum, 2014

“Contemporary Indian art on the cusp of change”, Kishore Singh, Forbes India, October 2014

“Mithu sen”, Diana Campbell Betancourt, Dhaka Art Summit Catalogue, 2014


“Organic Dreams of Electric Sheep: Image, Empathy and Pulse (After Philip K. Dick)”, Renuka Sawhney, 2013

“Mithu Sen”, Rahul Bhatachariya, 2013

“Mithu Sen”, Gayatri Sinha, 2013


“Big Across borders”, India Today, January, 2012

“Mithu Sen: Mediations”, Uma Nair, Lifestyle, TOI, September 2012

“The Precarious Pursuit of Mithu Sen”, Peter Nagy, December 2012

“In House Adoption”, Gayatri Sinha, 2012


“Mithu Sen Wins Rs. 1M Skoda Prize For Art”, India -- West; Newspaper, January 2011

“Where I Work, Mithu Sen”, Hemant Sareen, ArtAsiaPacific, May/June 2011

“Tagore Lost & Found”, International Galerie, August 2011

“Not so sweet candy”, Shailaja Tripathi, The Hindu, January 2010


“Revenge of the Repressed”, Vaishali Sharma

“Unveiling the Candy Wrapper”, Reshma S Kulkarni, Bombay Times, Art and Culture, March 2010

“Wrapped in White”, Beth Citron

“Exhibition review of Black Candy”, Prashant, Art Expo India, March 2010

“Black Candy”, Himanshu Bhagat, Motherland, March 2010

Conference Report: "Architecture of Erotica" at JNU, Manjari Kaul, Artslant, 2010

“Mithu Sen”, Krinzinger Projeckte, Sabine B. Vogel, ArtForum International, January, 2010

“Organ Failure”, Deepanjana Pal, 2010

“Paper Making with Mithu Sen”, Yoichi Fujimori, Awagami Factory, Fuji Paper Mills Cooperative, Japan, 2010

"Mithu Sen’s Man", Uma Nair, Lifestyle, TOI, October 2010


“Mithu Sen, Freedom of speech in post-emancipation era”, Christine Ithuribide

“Technological Exorcism and politics of Image”, Rajarshee Biswal, Artetc, June 2009


“The Map for Escaping”, Kenjiro Hosaka, Japan, 2008

“Mithu Sen: I Dig, I Look Down”, Jumabhoy, Zehra, ArtAsiaPacific, November 2008

“The Kitchen Table”, Andrew Maerkle, 2008

“Artists at work”, Time Out, December 2008

“Contradictions and complexities: Contemporary art from India”, Peter Frank, THE, September 2008

“India Summer: Views from the Subcontinent”, Art ltd, September/October 2008

“Indian art: unique yet mainstream”, Sharon Mizota, Visions Art News, July 2008

“Laid Open Between Desire and Disgust: Mithu Sen’s Threshold Poetics”, Alexander Keefee, 2008

“The Weight of Nightmare: A Meditataion on Mithu Sen’s Self-Portraits”, Nancy Adjania, 2008


“Mithu Sen”, The New York Times, October, 2007

“Alongside the explosive growth painting sculpture and installation objects in India’s contemporary art world during the past decade, performative art practices have experienced a tandem, if less publicized, launch into the international sphere”, Beth Citron

“Mithu Sen at Bose Pacia”, Asian Art, November/December 2007

“Different Strokes”, Surya Singh, Mattersofart, November 2007

“Artists on Spirituality, Mithu Sen”, Art Asia Pacific, 2007


“Sexplicit Drawing Room”, Y! India News, January 2006

“Some smoke, some strokes, some self, Such eroticism!” Gayatri Sinha, The Hindu, January 2006

“A Primer of Intercourse: Drawing Out the Contours of Mithu Sen’s Lines”, Nancy Adajania, 2006

“Saccharine vs wit”, Anahite Contracto, DNA Salon, January 2006

“Drawing room”, Nancy Adajania, 2006

“Projects in the making..Mithu Sen’s stately manners” Art Asia Pacific, 2006

“Queen Mithu”, David A. Ross, 2006

“The Queen in Her Chamber”, Olu Oguibe, 2006

“On the Fast Track, Mithu Sen”, Femina, 2006

“Avatars of the Object: Sculptural Projections”,, 2006

“Being Queen”, Irina Aristarkhova, 2006


“Lamu inspires creative thinking among visiting artists”, Hadija Bwanaadi Ernst, MSANII, April/June 2005


“Exploring possibilities”, NCR Tribune, 2004


“Beyond boundaries”, Swapna Satish, The Hindu, October 2003


“Mithu Sen Hates Pink!” Peter Nagy


“New voices”, The Art India, 1999