The DAG (Delhi Art Gallery) is one of the well-known art galleries in Indian Capital City of Delhi. In the art business since 1993 when it was established, DAG Modern is today India’s largest and best-known repository of Indian modern art.
The Gallery’s wide collection represents the expanse of Indian art practice over the 20th century, covering periods, styles, themes and artistic concerns.
The collection showcases artists from early twentieth century, the range of significant modern practice from all significant art centres of the country, whether Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Baroda and the many centres of the south. While the focus is on the modern period, the DAG Modern art collection also showcases the work of some of the most celebrated travelling European artists from the seventeenth century onward.
The Gallery’s showcased artworks include first-ever retrospectives of artists such as Chittaprosad, Avinash Chandra, Rabin Mondal and G. R. Santosh; thematic exhibitions on art from Bengal and Santi Niketan, those on the genres of landscapes, abstracts and mythological art, and those tracing the legacy of significant artist collectives such as the Progressive Artists’ Group and Group 1890.
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