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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02nd Jul - 04th Jul, 2019
Art convergence - A group paintings and sculptures exhibition

06th Jul - 11th Jul, 2019
Colours of the Himalayas - A solo painting exhibition by Shabnam A. Singh. Flowers say everything without saying anything; their grace and fragility have always held special appeal

13th Jul - 18th Jul, 2019
Artistagram - Uchaan Art Gallery presents a group exhibition of paintings & sculptures. Artists: Nawal Kishore, Sanjay Chakarborty, Sunita Aggarwal, Richa Sharma, Smita Jain, Amit Srivastava, Preeti Kodesia, Navjot Kaur, Anita Malik, Ritu Kwatra, Prasanta Khatuam,, Alisha Thakur, Arushi Gulati, Pooja Aggarwal, Soumik, Rajeev Wig, Akshay Verma, Zakir Hussain Tanha, Shahed Paasha, Bharti Arya, Satvik Sharma & Tapasya Gupta

20th Jul - 21st Jul, 2019
Pushpanjali: an exhibition of paintings and drawings - A visual recitation of a chosen few visual verses from the book ”Pushpanjali” by artist Gouri Shankar Mukherjee

27th Jul - 31st Jul, 2019
+ - Iconic Forces - A solo painting exhibition by Suman Sen Gupta. The exhibition portrays the co-existence of duality throughout human history

OPEN PALM COURT GALLERY

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06th Jul - 08th Jul, 2019
Untitled - A solo exhibition of digital Art by Deepak Nath

13th Jul - 16th Jul, 2019
Beyond colours 3 - A group painting and sculpture exhibition

25th Jul - 27th Jul, 2019
Khwabeeda: a dreamer - A solo painting Exhibition by Nandita Richie. Impasto - wet on wet painting technique using a spatula knife to create an interesting textured surface with the interplay of light and shadows