Davinder Toor featured in prestigious art newspaper


In Pursuit of Empire author interviewed by Asian Art about his world-renowned collection.

The newspaper focuses on the world of Asian and Islamic art, covering the most important exhibitions, events, auctions and interviews with experts.

In an extensive and detailed piece with journalist Xenobe Purvis, Davinder, the world’s leading private collector of Sikh artefacts, delves into his burgeoning collection.


They explore his initial foray into the world of collecting, some of the impressive artefacts he has accumulated and how he has acted as a consultant for some of the most esteemed institutions in the world, including the British Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

Davinder was the primary lender to our critically acclaimed Empire of the Sikhs exhibition that ran over the summer of 2018 in London.

His book, In Pursuit of Empire: Treasures from the Toor Collection of Sikh Art, which features many of the objects loaned to the exhibition, is available now.