About VAG

Visual Arts Gallery of the India Habitat Centre has come a long way since its inception in the July 2000. The India Habitat Centre has established itself as a locus, a platform for cultural activity, where there is an opportunity to display creative talent or witness excellence on display. The Visual Arts Gallery has been a hub of uninterrupted art activity spanning different genres, and crossing many a boundaries. From the visual art to seminars, and now traversing the path of the digital world, the Visual Arts Gallery has a finger on the pulse of contemporary art trends leading to a sharing and union of energies and ideas. The Gallery works in a multi-dimensional manner. From showcasing two-dimensional works to three-dimensional works, we are trying to bring the best of art traditions both nationally and internationally. There is also an interface between what is termed 'high art' to popular art traditions, very much in keeping with the philosophy and vision of the India Habitat Centre.

In the last fourteen years, as perhaps the largest non-profit centre in the country, we have been supporting art, crafts, material culture, emerging talent, and also the medium of photography. The immediacy of the medium of photography forms an inherent trajectory of the visual arts. Photography is now a serious art practice and we have hosted works by some of the well-known photographers of the country, namely Amit Pasricha, Amit Mehra, Prabir Purkayastha, among others. Their photo exhibits indeed herald the coming age of photography, and speak of the new levels to which photography is being taken.

Exhibition Calendar for this Month!

VISUAL ARTS GALLERY

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25th Jun - 01st Jul, 2016
Alchemy Of Colours - A solo exhibition of paintings by Rajesh K Baderia

02nd Jul - 07th Jul, 2016
Aham 2016 - Solo painting exhibition by SunayanaMalhotra

08th Jul - 10th Jul, 2016
Colors Of Life 16 - Group exhibition of paintings & sculptures

11th Jul - 15th Jul, 2016
Kala Sparsh - Group exhibition of paintings by various artists,exploring different moods of Art

16th Jul - 20th Jul, 2016
Shakti Woman of Substance - Group exhibition of paintings, photographs & sculptures by Shivi Art India

22nd Jul - 24th Jul, 2016
Kaleidoscope Spectacle Forms And Elements - Group show of 33 eminent artists – SubrataGangopadhay, Shymal Mukherjee, JitenHazarika, T.Venkuntam, Sunil Das, Laxman Alley

25th Jul - 28th Jul, 2016
Art Konsult presents A Whimsical Fantasy - A group show of Abanindranath Tagore * Gaganendranath Tagore * Gopal Ghose * Jamini Roy * M.F Husain * F.N. Souza * K.G. Subramanyan * George Keyt * Saba Hasan * Zainul Abedin * Samit Das * Shampa Sircar Das * Zakkir Hussain * Steven Gandhi * Dhiraj Choudhury * Jiban Biswas * Dilip Chobisa * Sangeeta Gupta * Kalicharan Gupta * Gurmeet Marwah * Vinita Dasgupta * Anu Malhotra * Folk and Tribal Art...

29th Jul - 03rd Aug, 2016
A Hue of Devotion - Solo exhibition by Ritu Gupta

OPEN PALM COURT GALLERY

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01st Jul - 05th Jul, 2016
Laadli - Solo exhibition of paintings by RangoliGarg

27th Jul - 31st Jul, 2016
Freedom Of Thought - Group exhibition of paintings by various artists - SunitaAgarwal, ParulGarg, Deepali Jain, PoonamSaini, Richa Sharma, Sonia Kumar, AnuradhaMadan, ShikhaJamwal, PreetiKodesia, Tapasya, Nawal Kishore, Prince Chand

ATRIUM

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01st Jul - 31st Jul, 2016
Telling Stories Through Pictures by Campfire Graphic Novels. - The exhibition will focus on the evolution of graphic novels and how it can be used as a tool for ‘infotainment’
Inauguration Entry by invitation only      *Subject to change*