Ghare Baire | The World, The Home and Beyond: 18th-20th Century Art in Bengal

Ghare Baire | The World, The Home and Beyond: 18th-20th Century Art in Bengal

An exhibition titled Ghare Baire | The World, The Home and Beyond: 18th-20th Century Art in Bengal at the iconic Old Currency Building in Kolkata. Commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, and curated and organised by DAG, in collaboration with NGMA, this museum-exhibition is the first comprehensive showcasing of the art and artists of Bengal.

Inaugurated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 11 January 2020, Ghare Baire provides a glimpse of the richness, diversity and depth of Bengal’s art over the centuries. The exhibition is sectioned into 12 broad categories, showcasing over 600 artworks of which the majority are from the DAG collection and 19 important works from the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi.

Below is a glimpse of a few artworks that are exhibited at the museum and does not represent the complete selection that is currently on display at the Old Currency Building, Kolkata.

The exhibition is view from Jan 12, 2020 – Sep 30, 2020

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