18
Oct
2023
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19
Feb
2024

Out of Place: Journeys through Indian Art
Curated by Puja Vaish

links artworks by artists who have explored conceptions of home and the world from pre-independence to the 2000s.

09
Jun
2023
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24
Sep
2023

Mycelial Legacies II
Guest curator: Deeksha Nath

Exhibition of women artists from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S University, Vadodara

31
Jan
2023
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28
May
2023

NASREEN MOHAMEDI: THE VASTNESS, AGAIN & AGAIN
Curated by Puja Vaish

The first major exhibition in Mumbai of Nasreen Mohamedi’s works in 32 years, since her retrospective in 1991 a year after she passed away

11
Nov
2022
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11
Jan
2023

Re-citing land | Ganesh Haloi: six decades of painting
Guest curator: Roobina Karode

In collaboration with Kiran Nadar Museum of Art and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya 

13
Aug
2022
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16
Oct
2022

Woman Is As Woman Does
Curated by Nancy Adajania

features five generations of 27 women artists who have engaged with postcolonial India’s raging political and cultural problems, curated by Nancy Adajania

02
Jun
2022
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31
Jul
2022

S H Raza | Zamin : Homelands
Curated by Puja Vaish

19
Feb
2022
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11
May
2022

Ancestors | Sahej Rahal
Curated by Puja Vaish

The exhibition brings together an extensive body of Sahej Rahal’s work that resonates with the underpinnings of the Museum in telling stories of civilisations.

30
Oct
2021
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11
Jan
2022

F N Souza: The Power and the Glory
Curated by Ranjit Hoskote

The exhibition looks at the fraught relationship that Souza negotiated between dogma and dissent, organised religion and eccentric spirituality. This relationship is explored across a field of exhibits, including a selection of Souza’s works from the Jehangir Nicholson Collection, a set of his ‘chemical works’ on loan from the Pundole Art Gallery Collection, and an ensemble of Indo-Lusitanian sacred images from the CSMVS.

09
Jan
2020
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09
Apr
2020

AKBAR PADAMSEE: A Tribute | Works from the Jehangir Nicholson Collection
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

Akbar Padamsee, Works in the Jehangir Nicholson Collection, presents 22 works by the artist that Nicholson put together over 30 years of collecting. 

03
Aug
2019
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03
Nov
2019

V.S. Gaitonde, The Silent Observer
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

The exhibition brings together for the first time, works from iconic collections in the city that were put together beginning from the early 1950s. 

15
Mar
2019
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14
Jul
2019

Foy Nissen’s Bombay: Photographs from the archive of Foy Nissen
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

This exhibition celebrates the generous gift by the estate of Foy Nissen, of the complete range of his photographic work to the Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation. The show represents over fifty years of work by a lensmen who combined a keen sensibility with a quiet discipline. 

30
Nov
2018
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10
Feb
2019

Still/Life: Dutch Contemporary Photography
Curated by Marcel Feil

Still/Life, an exhibition of contemporary Dutch photography that draws its inspiration from the theme of still life practiced by the Dutch masters of the 16th and 17th century. This group exhibition with the art historical theme ‘still life’, a collection of unanimated objects, presents various forms of contemporary still life.

11
Sep
2018
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11
Nov
2018

Jayashree Chakravarty | Earth as Haven: under the canopy of love
Guest curator: Roobina Karode

Jayashree Chakravarty’s art practice has addressed the exigent situation of shrinking natural habitat and water bodies in ever-expanding Indian cities. Working with organic material – medicinal seeds, roots, dry leaves, sap, dry flowers, nature is both the subject and substance of her art.

19
Apr
2018
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19
Aug
2018

Songs from the Blood of the Weary (Dialogues of Peace)
by Rekha Rodwittiya

Songs From the Blood of the Weary was created by artist Rekha Rodwittiya as part of an exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations at Geneva in 1995. Twelve additional works from the collection of Sakshi Gallery provide us an understanding of the artist’s journey and the issues that are central to her work.

 

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
Curated by Shanay Jhaveri, Margaret Sartor and Devika Singh

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
Curated by Prashant Panjiar and Sanjeev Saith

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
Curated by Ranjit Hoskote

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
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

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
Curated by Ranjit Hoskote

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
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

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
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

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
Conceived by Dadiba Pundole

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
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

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
Curated by Kamini Sawhney & Jeffrey Wechsler

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
Curated by Mehlli Gobhai & Ranjit Hoskote

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
Curated by Kamini Sawhney

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
Curated by Zasha Colah

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