'The Bombay Art Society (1888 - 2016) : History and Voyage'
National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai10 th February to 26 th March, 2017
The Bombay Art Society is pleased to announce organization of Exhibition 'The Bombay Art Society (1888 - 2016) : History and Voyage' at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai from 26th April to 14th May, 2017 at NGMA, Mumbai.
The Bombay Art Society, a Non-Profit institution, was founded in 1888 for promoting Art and Artists in the Indian sub continent. Since then the society has been engaged in creating a platform for Indian Artists and has held several historically important events.
This year The Bombay Art Society is celebrating 125 successful years of holding All India Level Annual Art Exhibition. To celebrate this occasion an Exhibition titled, 'The Bombay Art Society (1888 – 2016) : History and Voyage’ has been planned at NGMA, Mumbai. This exhibition will showcase the BAS's glorious past through the galaxy of original paintings and sculptures which won the prestigious Gold Medals and the Governor's Prize along with other historically important works over the past years.
On this occasion a well researched book will also be launched. This book will showcase images of the Award winning paintings along with research articles which will record and investigate the glorious history of one of the oldest art institution in the country. The exhibition has been curated and the book has been authored by Shri. Suhas Bhulkar, Art Historian and Scholar.
The exhibition will be inaugurated along with the book launch on 10 th February, 2017 at 6 pm, in the luminary presence of Shri. Sadashiv Sathe, Eminent Sculptor, Dr. Pheroza Godrej, Art Connoisseur and Scholar, Shri. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Director General, CSMVS and Prof. Deepak Kannal, Art Historian and Scholar.
This momentous exhibition is a stepping stone for further development of Indian Art and will certainly provide an insight into its development so far.
Apart from this, outreach program including discussions and dialogues on various subjects have also been organized at NGMA, Mumbai. Please check the schedule attached separately.