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National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore

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Established  2009 (2009)
Type  Art Gallery
Director  Mr. K.G. Kumar
Owner  Government of India
Location  Bangalore
Collection size  500
Phone  080 2234 2338
Collections  Painting of renowned Indian artists.
Address  Flat No. 49, Palace Road, Manikyavelu Mansion, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052
Hours  Closed now Tuesday10AM–5PMWednesday10AM–5PMThursday10AM–5PMFriday10AM–5PMSaturday10AM–5PMSunday10AM–5PMMondayClosedSuggest an edit
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National gallery of modern art bangalore


National Gallery of Modern Art is an art gallery in Bangalore. It was inaugurated in the year 2009. It showcases modern Indian art and houses paintings by Raja Ravi Verma, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil, Rabindranath Tagore and a large number of Modern and Contemporary artists.

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National gallery of modern art bangalore


History

The gallery was being refurbished in 2006 to open as the third site of NGMA. This follows a prolonged period of development and controversy.

Building

In Bangalore, it is functional in Manikyavelu mansion on Palace road, on a walkable distance from Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium.

Collection

NGMA Bangalore currently houses approximately 500 exhibits that are spread across a corridor, tiny rooms and large spacious halls that span two floors. You could cover this in between 1 and 2 hours. The exhibits have been displayed - classified into broad categories - according to different time periods, art schools and by artists. One can see paintings by Raja Ravi Verma, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil, the Tagore brothers and Rabindranath Tagore and a large number of Modern and Contemporary artists.

References

National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore Wikipedia


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