In Pursuit of Empire: Treasures from the Toor Collection of Sikh Art Hardcover – 12 Jul 2018
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About the Author
Davinder Toor, a qualified Optometrist who runs a pharmaceutical business, is a leading figure among a new generation of Sikh art collectors. He was featured along with the Toor Collection on the BBC's 'Lost Treasures of the Sikh Kingdom' documentary (2014). He has acted as a consultant to several private collectors, auction houses and major institutions, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, British Museum and Wallace Collection. He currently lectures on the arts of the royal Sikh courts for the Victoria & Albert's prestigious 'Arts of Asia' course.Objects from the Toor Collection have been exhibited at major global institutions including at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung (Munich), Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), Asian Art Museum (San Francisco), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Brunei Gallery (London).