Gallery Chemould has been in existence for the past 43 years, since 1963. The little space on the top floor of the Jehangir Art Gallery, tucked away in one of the most central spots of the city, in the historic Fort Precinct, has been a nurturing ground for close to four generations of artists. The role that Gallery Chemould played in promoting contemporary art in India for the last four decades in many ways defined what role and function the art gallery was to play in India.
Chemould was responsible for discovering and giving opportunities to many an artist from M. F. Hussain, F. N. Souza and Tyeb Mehta, to Bhupen Khakhar and Atul Dodiya, to Jitish Kallat and Jagannath Panda, when none existed. It has not only been exhibiting, promoting, and selling artworks but has been responsible for creating an expanded playing field for artists and collectors.
Over the past five years the art world in India has grown into an increasingly specialized, professional field. Not only have the number of artists increased, but the number of art promoters, dealers, galleries, auction houses, art websites and publications...
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Chemould Prescott Road
Queens Mansion, 3rd floor
G.Talwatkar Marg (Above Yantra)
Fort, Mumbai - 4
Phone: +91 22 22000211
Fax: +91 22 22000213