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The Indian Portrait - IX

The ninth exhibition in the Indian Portrait series focuses on the introduction of Parsi portraiture in India and an insight on their art, culture and education, etc. Paintings, photographs, CDVs, cabinet card albums, engravings, lithographs, prints & collectibles etc. are the different mediums that helped to preserve history. It contains over 170 portraits and was exhibited in December 2018.

  

4 to 9 December, 2018
Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

The Indian Portrait - IX

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The Indian Portrait - VIII

This exhibition covers the art of portraiture which flourished in the royal courts of Rajasthan. Rajput rulers, warriors, heads of religious institutions and rich and influential merchants were the major patrons or art and had their portraits painted for visual documentation, political gifts and also as valuable art objects.



17th - 21st February 2016

The Gallery
Amdavad ni Gufa
Gujarat University Road, Ahmedabad

From the collection of Tanuja & Anil Relia

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The Indian Portrait - VII

The seventh exhibition in the series, focuses on the development of portraiture after the coming of the camera to India. It fuelled the enthusiasm of the Indian artists and photographic studios mushroomed across the country. Artists started using photographs to enhance portrait paintings, they developed a new aesthetic that integrated aspects of painting and photography in one image.

  

22 to 27 September, 2015
Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

The Indian Portrait - VII

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The Indian Portrait - VI

The sixth exhibition in the Indian Portrait series, from the collection of Anil Relia, focuses on the introduction of photography in India and its evolution up to Independence. The daguerreotype, ambrotype, carte de viste, cabinet cards, stereoviews, etc. are the different mediums that helped to preserve history. Photographs by famous names like Bourne & Shepherd, Lala Deen Dayal, Darogah Abbas Ali, Shamsuddin Lukmanji, S. Hormusjee, Shapur N. Bhedwar, Hurrychand Chintamon, etc. are shown in the exhibition. 

  

4 to 9 August, 2015
Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

 

The Indian Portrait - VI

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The Indian Portrait - V

This exhibition details the journey of the academic realism and colonial influence that impacted Raja Ravi Varma’s works and his contemporaries like Rustom Siodia, Pestonji Bomanji, Abalal Rahiman, M V Dhurandhar, A X Trindade, M F Pithawalla, Fyzee Rahamin, Ravi Shankar Raval, Ghasiram Sharma and many others.

 

The Indian Portrait 5

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