Shivaji K. Panikkar teaches at the School of Culture and Creative Expressions, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His publications include Saptamatrka Worship and Sculpture: An Iconological Interpretation of Conflicts and Resolution in the 'Storied' Brahmanical Icons (1997). He has edited Twentieth-Century Indian Sculpture: Last Two Decades (2000) and co-edited Towards A New Art History: Studies in Indian Art (2003), among other books. He has written texts for several exhibition catalogues and has organized important conferences around the theme of New Art History. His research interests are in the areas of pre-modern and modern Indian art.