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 NGMA also known as The National Gallery of Modern Art is situated in New Delhi. One of the India’s most prestigious art museum, It has branches in Mumbai and Bangalore as well. This is the leading art museum in India which boasts of proud artwork collection. NGMA, New Delhi has astonishing collection of more than 15,000 art works. The works of famous artists like, Gaganendranath Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher gill and Rabindranath Tagore etc are adorning the walls of NGMA. Apart from great collection of Indian artists, NGMA also has few of the most popular art works of foreign artists like tha of Thomas Daniell and Pablo Picasso.

 

Victoria Memorial Museum, Kolkata has a great reputation amongst art aficionados because of its old history and beautiful collection of sculptures, paintings and other art works. Cultural diversity of Kolkata is evident in the collection of art works in Victoria Memorial Museum.  

 

One of the oldest museums in India is famous Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad. Its collection include European Paintings & sculptures, Japanese Silk Paintings, Mughal Miniatures, rare manuscripts, Chinese Porcelain, Musical clock, Carpets, Sculpture of Veiled Rebecca, Clocks, Double figure by Italian sculptor G.H Benzoni and jade crafted knifes of Jehangir & Nurjahan. Other delightful collections include European paintings like ‘Venice’, ‘Soap Bubbles’ etc. Salar Jung museum has numerous galleries and all of them possess diverse collections.

 

The Government Museum and Art Gallery is based in Chandigarh. It has numerous portraits collection, ancient Indian and gandhra sculptures, architecture classics, metal sculptures, amazing section of indian miniature paintings, Medieval Indian sculptures and attractive range of contemporary art-works.

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July 16, 2008 - Posted by | Art museums

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