Rebecca M. Brown’s research engages in the history of art, architecture, and visual culture of South Asia from the late eighteenth century to the present. Her publications focus on the British colonial era, the anti-colonial movement, art after India’s independence, and the politics of display in the long 1980s. Her current research examines the works of painter KCS Paniker (1911–77). She is also writing on Dayanita Singh, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, and Rina Banerjee.