Thursday, May 28, 2015

Treasures from the National Museum, New Delhi celebrated at the National Gallery of Australia

Basohli style, Pahari, The portrait of Rama c 1730. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper. National Museum, New Delhi, India.
AUSTRALIA---Today the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra opened The story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi, the first major initiative under the Australia-India Memorandum of Understanding on Arts and Culture. ‘This exhibition of vibrant and exquisite Indian miniature paintings is important for the Gallery, and forms part of our commitment to share the art and rich cultural heritage of India with all Australians’ said Gerard Vaughan, Director. [link]