National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi

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The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), is located in Jaipur House near India Gate in New Delhi. The main objective of NGMA is to acquire and preserve works of modern art from 1850s onward.

The gallery is the premier one of its kind in India and was established in 1954 by the Government of India. The gallery is a repository of the cultural ethos of the country. It also showcases the changing art forms through the passage of the last hundred and fifty years in the field of Visual and Plastic arts.

Some of the famous collections of the gallery are paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, Rabindranath Tagore, Thomas Daniell, Amrita Sher-Gil and Jamini Roy. Also part of the gallery is paintings from the Company Period, Kalighat Paintings and abstracts in contemporary Indian art.

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