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On Republic Day, work by 500 artists to celebrate heroes of freedom struggle

January 17, 2022 7:56 am

🔴 Largely painted during art camps held over last month, apart from portraits and figurative narratives, the scrolls also reflect traditional art genres such as Pattachitra, Talapatra Chitra, Manjusha, Madhubani, and Patua.

Top artists at NGMA to discuss role of art in nation-building

September 18, 2021 4:34 am

Director General Adwaita Gadanayak said ‘Anantam’ was a gathering where people could “participate in a creative dialogue on the role of art in nation-building and sustainable development”.

‘People should seek solace in art like they do in films’

December 16, 2019 9:29 am

NGMA Director General Adwaita Gadanayak on getting a three year extension, working with schools and opening more branches of the NGMA

‘NGMA is a space for artists, they should be allowed to say what they have to say’

February 17, 2019 7:16 am

The NGMA Director General says Amol Palekar had every right to say what he wanted but he was misinformed, denies any move to curtail space to independent artists, explains why the gallery has not added new works, and talks about bringing art to children.

Colours of Humanity

September 21, 2018 12:54 am

To be held at the NGMA from September 21, the three-day showcase that is expected to comprise 200-300 works of art primarily includes works that have come from artists’ studios.

Sculpting a Melody

January 24, 2018 1:25 am

A retrospective celebrates the works created by the late Dhanraj Bhagat, considered one of the most innovative sculptors of India.

National Gallery of Modern Art plans expansions in Kolkata, Northeast

August 29, 2017 8:02 am

While a new auditorium will come up in Bangalore, the organisation is looking to expand its Mumbai building, as the current one has been found unsuitable to hold major art exhibitions.

Out of Print: An exhibition celebrates the genre of printmaking

September 22, 2014 11:01 am

The European travellers are given their due in the exhibition, with the likes of Thomas Daniell occupying the walls.

Past Forward

August 14, 2014 12:49 am

The event, Indie-pendence Day part 2: Building a Nation, and its Citizens, 'reflects the aspirations of a young country.'

The Canvas Diaries

August 06, 2014 1:17 am

NGMA to screen films on Akbar Padamsee and MF Husain this week.