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NGMA Bengaluru - Past Exhibitions

Indian Life and Landscape by Western Artists - Paintings and Drawings from the V&A 1790 – 1927
New Delhi,  9 April to 23 May 2010

An Introduction
The exhibition showcases works by western artists who captured India's spectacular architecture, natural landscapes and her multi cultural people. These visuals give an opportunity to see India of eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Artists trails
11th,18th, 25th April and 2nd, 9th,16th May 8am to 11am
A quick guided tour of the exhibition followed by exploring the places visited by some of the artists whose works are on display. Each trail will explore different sites. A Bangalore City Project Initiative along with Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Bangalore Chapter.

Design Expression
17th April 6pm to 7 pm
A slide lecture on how design evolved from varied influences using images of the exhibition as a background. Prof. Sathya Prakash Varanashi, Architect & Urban Designer.

Restoration versus Repair - Different approaches to Heritage Conservation
24th April 6pm to 7 pm
Slide lecture on different approaches to heritage conservation. Conservation Architect Pankaj Modi.

Landscape Design in India - Current trends and past influences
8th May 6pm to 7 pm
Slide lecture on different aspects of Landscape Design. Prashanata Bhat - Principal landscape architect (The Landscape Company)

Gallery walks with Asst. Curator
Every Wed & Sat 2pm to 3pm

Workshops for adults
Monuments Alive, Monuments with a mind.
18th April and 9th May, 10:30am to 1:30pm, Mani Mekhala

A practical workshop on aspects of drawing for amateur artists.
27th & 28th April, 10:30am to 4:30pm, Raja Raman

A practical workshop on aspects of life study for amateur artists.
29th & 30th April, 10:30am to 4:30pm, J. Senthil Kumar

Workshops for children
Workshop on study of landscapes in different media (12 - 16yrs)
13th to 15th April, 10:30am to 1:30pm, J.M.S. Mani

Drawing Indian life (Drawings and Paintings) workshop (12 - 16yrs)
20th to 22nd April, 10:30am to 1:30pm, P.S. Kumar

Drawing workshop - Basics of Drawing (12 - 16yrs)
4th to 6th May, 10:30am to 1:30pm, V.G. Venugopal

Exploring a Monument (12 - 16yrs)
11th to 14th May, 10:30am to 1:30pm, Pooja Gokul

Instillation (12 - 16yrs)
18th, 19th & 20th May 10:30am to 1:30pm
'Celebrating expressions' Raghavendra Rao

Note - Prior registration is required for all workshops.
Please contact 080 - 22489220

Tara Chand, the court painter at
Udaipur William Carpenter Pencil
& watercolour on paper June or
July 1851 V&A Museum no: IS.139-1881
Lalita Ghat on the Ganges at Benares
Charles D’Oyly (1781 - 1845)
Oil on canvas About 1840
V&A Museum no: 70 - 1880.
Given by Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks

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