•  Installation Shots From: Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
    Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
  •  Installation Shots From: Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
    Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
  •  Installation Shots From: Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
    Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
  •  Installation Shots From: Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
    Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
  •  Installation Shots From: Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
    Pangaea: New Art From Africa And Latin America
Saatchi Art
Saatchi Store
Current Exhibition
MUSEUMS HOME REGISTER HERE TO DISPLAY YOUR MUSEUM PROFILE EDIT YOUR MUSEUM PROFILE

National Gallery Of Modern Art, Delhi

Located very close to India Gate, this building was earlier the residential palace of the Maharaja of Jaipur. It exhibits around 4,000 paintings, graphics, and sculptures of modern artists. The gallery arranges special exhibitions for those who wish to exhibit their works. The National Gallery of Modern Art was inaugurated on March 29, 1954 at Jaipur House, New Delhi. It is the only institution of it's kind in India, run and administered by the Government of India. It represents the evolution of the changing art forms through the passage of more than a hundred years starting from about 1857. In The stately Jaipur House (location for the National Gallery of Modern Art) are on display paintings, sculpture and graphic art dating from the mid 19th century to the present day. The school is represented by Abanindranath Tagore, especially his Advent of the Rainy Season, Twilight and Landscape: Nandalal Bose, Ramkumar Kinkar, Rabindranash Tagore, Binod Behari Mukherjee among others. The foremost responsibility of the National Gallery of Modern Art is to ensure quality and set and maintain a standard of excellence that pervades all it's activities. Despite numerous handicaps modern Indian artists have made impressive progress, especially in the last two decades.

New Delhi

India

Address:





Permanent Collection

The modern art gallery has a mammoth collection of works. It exhibits around 4,000 paintings, graphics, and sculptures of modern artists. But the best feature of this gallery is the fact that it helps armatures to organize their own exhibitions. Truly, this effort for the promotion of the Art is worth appreciation. Modern art movement has truly caught the fancy of the masses lately. The school is represented by Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Ramkumar Kinkar, Rabindranash Tagore, Binod Behari Mukherjee, Jaimini Roy, Yamini Mukherjee among others.


Exhibitions

The displays get changed every month barring the master pieces such as Amrita Shergill's Self Portrait, Two women, Musicians and Bathers and Jamini Roy's Krishna and Balarama, Kirian, Yasoda and Krishna. Among the contemporary artists it has works of Maqbul Fida Hussein, Souza and Raza.






Opening hours

Jaipur House Except on holidays like Republic Day, Id-ul-Zuha, Diwali and Holi, the Gallery remains open daily from 10 am to 5 pm It is closed on Mondays.






Museum internal and external photos (1)

Click on the images to enlarge