This panel of three scholars of modern art in Iran, Turkey and India will present their perspectives on artistic modernism in the 1960s and 70s in the three respective countries. They will explore specific histories and the political context of modernist arts in the global modernist imaginaries of the period. They will discuss possible circulation of modernist discourses from Europe and North America to and from these regions and will explore the question of how exchanges of artistic imaginaries, at regional and global levels, produced new forms of modernist artwork. The panelists will also engage in a conversation on possible similarities and unique characters of artistic modernism in Iran, Turkey, and India. This panel is organized as part of the ongoing exhibition on, Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection, ongoing Fall of 2019, at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University.