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Press Preview on Friday 10th February, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. for the inauguration of “The Bombay Art Society ( 1888-2016): History and Voyage’, Exhibition and Book Release at NGMA, Mumbai

 


Mumbai: February 9,2017

National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai which is a subordinate office under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in collaboration with the Bombay Art Society, Mumbai is organising a historic exhibition of award-winning artists of the last 124 exhibitions and the book release on the 10th of February, this event is tilted.   ‘The Bombay Art Society ( 1888-2016): History and Voyage.  This exhibition will run till the 26th of March 2017.

 

This exhibition is curated by the noted painter, historian and scholar, Suhas Bahulkar and showcases the BAS’s glorious past through a galaxy of enthralling paintings and sculptures which won Gold Medals and Governor’s prizes in its last 124 exhibitions.  During this exhibition walls and floors of the NGMA will be adorned by works of legendary painters and sculptors like Ravi Varma, J.P. Ganguly, A.X. Trinidade, Ganpatrao Mhatre, S.L. Haldankar, V.P. Karmarkar, and modernists like Amrita Sher-Gil, K.K. Hebbar, K.H. Ara, S.H. Raza, Adi Davierwala, Mohan Samant, V.S. Gaitonde, to present day young talents.

 

This presentation would be accompanied by a book bearing the exhibition’s title, authored by the curator himself.  The book records and investigates the glorious history of arguably the oldest art institution in India.

 

The exhibition will be inaugurated along with the book launch in the presence of luminaries such as the eminent sculptor Shri Sadashiv Sathe, art connoisseur and scholar, Dr. Pheroza Godrej, Director General of CSMVS, Shri Sabhyaschi Mukherjee and art historian and scholar, Prof. Deepak Kannal.

 

A Press Preview is being organized on Friday 10th February, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. at NGMA, Mumbai to brief the members of the Print & Electronic media about the exhibition.

 

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