• Name Savita Apte
  • Vocation modern and contemporary South Asian art

Specialising in modern and contemporary South Asian art, Savita Apte began her career at Sotheby’s where she was a consultant expert from 1995 to 2001. While at Sotheby’s, Apte was instrumental in founding the Sotheby’s Prize for Contemporary Indian Art. Apte was a co-founder and Director of Art Dubai and instituted and chaired The Abraaj Group Art Prize. Apte was an Associate of Serpentine Gallery for Indian Highway, and co-respondent for the 53rd Venice Biennale under Daniel Birnbaum. Apte was on the advisory board of Art and Business UK, The Sovereign Art Fund and Para/Site. Apte is also a regular lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and the Sotheby’s Institute. Savita Apte is the Chairperson of the Khoj Board.