11
Nov
2017
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18
Feb
2018

India & The World
A History in Nine Stories

The exhibition showcases 228 important works of art from the Indian subcontinent and British Museum in dialogue with each other, highlighting the strong connection India has shared historically with the rest of the world.

09
Mar
2017
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30
Jun
2017

Gedney In India

This exhibition showcased works by William Gedney, who was one of the key figures of American black and white street photography. This show exclusively focused on Gedney’s India series.

12
Jan
2017
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26
Feb
2017

Kanu’s Gandhi

Drawn from a long forgotten archive, these images from Nazar Photography Monographs 03, Kanu’s Gandhi, reveal rare and intimate moments of the last ten years of the Mahatma’s life photographed by his grand-nephew Kanu Gandhi.

 

18
Aug
2016
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31
Dec
2016

Laxman Shreshtha:
The Infinite Project

The Infinite Project is a viewing platform, from which to survey the various phases of the journey that Shreshtha has made since his student years at the Sir J. J. School of Art, Bombay; the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, and S W Hayter’s Atelier 17, Paris; the Central School of Art, London; and his first exhibition, held at the Taj Art Gallery in 1963.

15
Mar
2016
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31
Jul
2016

The Journey is the Destination
The Artist’s Journey between Then and Now

The exhibition traced the journeys of eight artists whose work Jehangir Nicholson admired and pursued and whose practices have undergone significant changes over the years.: Anju Dodiya, Atul Dodiya, Baiju Parthan, Nalini Malani, Sudhir Patwardhan, Sunil Gawde, Vivan Sundaram and Zarina Hashmi.

15
Feb
2016
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28
Feb
2016

JITISH KALLAT:
Covering Letter

Covering Letter is a piece of historical correspondence beamed onto a curtain of traversable dry-fog; a brief letter written by M. K. Gandhi to Adolf Hitler in 1939 urging him to reconsider his violent means.

15
Sep
2015
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31
Dec
2015

Unpacking the Studio:
Celebrating the Jehangir Sabavala Bequest

The Jehangir Sabavala Bequest was Mrs Shirin Sabavala’s generous gift, to the CSMVS, of the celebrated artist’s last paintings. This exhibition dramatised the intimate relationship between the studio, the academy and the gallery in Jehangir Sabavala’s career.

25
Apr
2015
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25
Aug
2015

Ram Kumar
Works in the Jehangir Nicholson Collection

This exhibition was a retrospective of one of India’s most respected abstractionists – Ram Kumar, who was greatly admired by Jehangir Nicholson. This show traced the various stages of his development as an artist. 

12
Mar
2015
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26
Mar
2015

Portraits of a Collector:
Photographs by Jehangir Nicholson

This exhibition celebrated the constant crossover that Jehangir Nicholson made between art collector and photographer till both interests became co-existent in the same space.

20
Feb
2015
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15
Apr
2015

Howard Hodgkin:
Paintings 1984 - 2015, A Tribute

This exhibition showcases one of Britain’s most celebrated artists, Howard Hodgkin’s deep connection with India, and how it played an important role in his work.

19
Sep
2014
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31
Jan
2015

Kekoo, Kali & Jehangir:
Framing A Collection

This exhibition celebrated the contribution of 3 pioneers: Kekoo Gandhy of Gallery Chemould, Kali Pundole of Pundole Art Gallery and collector Jehangir Nicholson to present a slice of Mumbai’s art history between the 1960’s and 80’s.

01
Mar
2014
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30
Aug
2014

Taking The Line For A Walk

This exhibition was an attempt to return to the drawing board. It turned the spotlight once again on Drawing, which has been recognized as the “basis of every pictorial experience”.

11
Oct
2013
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10
Feb
2014

Mohan Samant: Paintings

This exhibition showcased works by Mohan Samant – a prolific artist, who experimented with style, technique, colour and material. 

26
Feb
2013
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30
Sep
2013

Nothing is Absolute:
A Journey Through Abstraction

This exhibition presented an unorthodox account of the several strands that tell the story of abstraction in India.

27
Apr
2012
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14
Feb
2013

Voicing a Presence:
Women Artists from the Jehangir Nicholson Collection

Voicing a Presence turned the spotlight on women artists and featured over 50 works in the collection created by them.

 

11
Apr
2011
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15
Apr
2012

Six Decades:
Celebrating the Bombay Artists from the Jehangir Nicholson Collection

The inaugural exhibition of the JNAF,  highlighted iconic works produced by some of Mumbai’s best known artists.