Nihalchand (attr.),  The Bower of Quiet Passion , Kishangarh, c. 1745. Repository: The San Diego Museum of Art

Nihalchand (attr.), The Bower of Quiet Passion, Kishangarh, c. 1745. Repository: The San Diego Museum of Art

Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550–1850 (Global South Asia Series, University of Washington Press, 2019) 

 Bezoar Stone from Goa with gold filigree, 17th Century Repository: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien

Bezoar Stone from Goa with gold filigree, 17th Century Repository: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien

Matter, Material, Materiality: Indian Ocean Art Histories in the Early Modern World (in progress)

   Julius Walter Gantz, A View of St Andrew’s Church at Egmore, Madras, 1841. Repository: The British Library, London

Julius Walter Gantz, A View of St Andrew’s Church at Egmore, Madras, 1841. Repository: The British Library, London

Sugata Ray, ed. “The Language of Art History,” Special issue of Ars Orientalis 48 (2018)

 Atul Bhalla,  Deliverance , Archival Pigment Print (Diasec). Photo © Atul Bhalla

Atul Bhalla, Deliverance, Archival Pigment Print (Diasec). Photo © Atul Bhalla

Sugata Ray and Venugopal Maddipati, eds. Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence, Visual and Media Histories Series VI (Abingdon: Routledge, 2019)

 Robert Smithson  Asphalt Rundown , Rome, 1969

Robert Smithson Asphalt Rundown, Rome, 1969

Hannah Baader, Sugata Ray, and Gerhard Wolf, eds. Ecologies, Aesthetics, and Histories of Art (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019)


Essays and Book Chapters

 Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, Singapore, 1845

Hajjah Fatimah Mosque, Singapore, 1845

“Introduction: Translation as Art History,” in “The Language of Art History,” ed. Sugata Ray, special issue, Ars Orientalis 48 (2018): 1–19.

 Cotton chintz from the Coromandel Coast with water stain, c. 1725. Repository: Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Cotton chintz from the Coromandel Coast with water stain, c. 1725. Repository: Victoria & Albert Museum, London

“Introduction: The Materiality of Liquescence,” in Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence, edited by Sugata Ray and Venugopal Maddipati, forthcoming. Abingdon: Routledge, 2019. (with Venugopal Maddipati)

"Ecomoral Aesthetics at Vishram Ghat in Mathura: Three Ways of Seeing a River," in Water Design: Environment and Histories, edited by Jutta Jain-Neubauer, 58–69. Mumbai: Marg Publications, 2016.

 Samuel Swinton Jacob, Jaipur Economic and Industrial Museum, 1887

Samuel Swinton Jacob, Jaipur Economic and Industrial Museum, 1887

"Colonial Frames, 'Native' Claims: The Jaipur Economic and Industrial Museum," The Art Bulletin 96 no. 2 (July 2014): 196–212.

 Standing Buddha from Jamalpur, Mathura, 5th century CE (detail). Repository: Government Museum, Mathura

Standing Buddha from Jamalpur, Mathura, 5th century CE (detail). Repository: Government Museum, Mathura

"The 'Effeminate' Buddha, the Yogic Male Body, and the Ecologies of Art History in Colonial India," Art History 38, no. 5 (November 2015): 916–39.

"Is Art History Global? Responding from the Margins," in Is Art History Global? edited by James Elkins, 348–57. New York: Routledge, 2007. Coauthored with Atreyee Gupta.

 Vishram Ghat, Mathura, 2012

Vishram Ghat, Mathura, 2012

"Water is a Limited Commodity: Ecological Aesthetics in the Little Ice Age, Mathura, ca. 1614," in Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence, edited by Sugata Ray and Venugopal Maddipati, forthcoming. Abingdon: Routledge, 2019.

“From Landscape to Land: Eco Aesthetics as Decolonial Imaginaire in Tulkarm,” 28 Magazine 12 (2018): 40–51. [Published in Arabic] 

“Would the Peepal Marry?” TAKE on Art: Ecology 3, no. 1 (January 2017): 31–33

 Worship of the river Yamuna, Kesi Ghat, Vrindavan, Braj

Worship of the river Yamuna, Kesi Ghat, Vrindavan, Braj

"Hydroaesthetics in the Little Ice Age: Theology, Artistic Cultures, and Environmental Transformation in Early Modern Braj, ca. 1560–70," South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 40, no. 1 (March 2017): 1–23. Video abstract from Taylor & Francis: https://vimeo.com/183801693

“Shangri La: The Archive-Museum and the Spatial Topologies of Islamic Art History,” in Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500–Present, edited by Deborah S. Hutton and Rebecca M. Brown, 163–83. New York: Routledge, 2016. (Revised version of “Shangri La: The Archive-Museum and the Spatial Topologies of Islamic Art History,” Shangri La Working Papers in Islamic Art 7 (August 2014): 1–17.)

 Inder Salim, I n Trafalgar Square: The Other 1857,  Performance at Trafalgar Square, London, June 19, 2008. Photo © artist.

Inder Salim, In Trafalgar Square: The Other 1857, Performance at Trafalgar Square, London, June 19, 2008. Photo © artist.

"Postcolonialism," in The Encyclopedia of Empire, edited by John M. MacKenzie, 1–3. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.