National Gallery of
: Jaipur House, Near India Gate
: Paintings Dating Back 150 Years.
The stately Jaipur House is the place for the National Gallery of Modern Art. On display are paintings, sculpture and graphic art dating from the mid 19th century to today.
All the well known an present, are exhibited here. There works by Raja Ravi Varma. 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. On view also are Amrita Shergill's Self Portrait, Two women, Musicians, Bathers andJamini Roy's Krishna and Balarama, Kirian, Yasoda and Krishna.
The exhibits also include works by major modern artists like M F Husain, Vivan Sundaram, J Swaminathan, Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh and Bhupen Khakhar.
Rich Showcase of Indian Contemporary Art
Principal Aims and Objectives
To acquire and preserve works of modern art from 1850's onward
To organise maintain and develop galleries for permanent display
To organise special exibitions worldwide
To develop an education and documentation centre in order to acquire, maintain and preserve documents relating to works of modern art
To develop a specialised library of books, periodicals, photographs and other audio visual materials
To organise lectures, seminars and conferences, and to
encourage higher studies and research in the field of art history, art criticism, art appreciation, museology and the interrelations on visual and performing arts
Timing : Daily 10.00am - 5.00pm