National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi

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At National Gallery of Modern Art, inspect a collection of more than 14,000 works of Indian modern art. Established in 1954 by the government, the museum resides in a building that was initially home of Jaipur's maharajas. Explore the gallery, which houses splendid collections of paintings by artists such as Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, and Raja Ravi Varma, as well as foreign artists including Thomas Daniell and his nephew William. The works range from mid-18th century up through the early 20th century. Besides the gallery, you can also visit the auditorium, theater, conservation laboratory, library, cafeteria, and the museum shop full of gifts and souvenirs. To visit National Gallery of Modern Art on your trip to New Delhi, use our New Delhi trip planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    The National Gallery Of Modern Art shows a collection over several floors as well as the adjacent Jaipur House. The collection is predominantly painting; I was most taken by some of the watercolour an...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    National Gallery of Modern Art is an must visit place for an art lover. Older as well as modern art can be found in abundance. Air conditioning can be an issue for few. Nearest metro station is Khan M...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    This is very good art gallery to visit in central Delhi. Gallery is divided in two block. Art gallery is in very big location. It is very good place to visit for art lover. There are very beautiful an...  more »
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  • June 29, 2017
    The art gallery is pretty good. You can get paintings from the early 18th century till today. It also has a hall for sculptures. There is ticket. A nice place to get inspiration for Art. But photography is not allowed. Click the like button if it is helpful.
  • July 5, 2017
    One of the best things to do in Delhi, if you are into arts and culture. But be prepared as this gallery can take around 3 hours to be seen properly. Photography is not allowed inside unless you are sneaky Tom.
  • June 16, 2017
    One of the few world-class galleries in Delhi. If you are an art lover, it is really the only proper art museum in town. Definitely worth visiting to see the work of Sher-Gil if nothing else.
  • June 12, 2017
    A wonderful place. Paintings from Tagore clan to this day are on display..sculptures are plentiful... lovely place ...full of colours, brush strocks, lines, ideas. A great repository of our culture on canvass and stone.
  • June 1, 2017
    Very good collection of modern Indian art. With different styles and ideas. Painting like contemporary and modern, graphic and photography, sculpture. I was in time when it has Korean artist exhibition. The ideas and style of painting is blow your mind, coz craftsmanship is so high quality!!!

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