Which are Delhi's Top 7 Contemporary Art Galleries? - Suggest Artist Shantala Palat

Today Delhi organizes some of the world’s best art events, fairs and exhibitions that act as a great treat for all art lovers in the city. These exhibitions witness participation from new as well as from professional artists from all dimensions of art. These events are also creating a booming art market in the city. These art exhibitions have been made possible due to Delhi’s excellent art galleries. Today in this article, we will be talking to Delhi’s contemporary artist Shantala Palat and will be exploring with her to identify the top 7 contemporary art galleries of the national capital.

1. National Art Gallery

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is the premier art gallery under Ministry of Culture,

Government of India. The Government of India established the main museum at Jaipur House in New Delhi on March 29, 1954. Its collection of more than 14,000 works includes works by artists such as Thomas Daniell, Raja Ravi Verma, Abanindranath Tagore, Rabindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gil as well as foreign artists, apart from sculptures and installations by various artists. Some of the oldest works preserved here date back to 1857. With 12,000 square meters of exhibition space, the Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art is one of the world's largest modern art museums.

2. Delhi Art Gallery

Located in the vibrant Hauz Khas village, Delhi Art Gallery is a reputed art gallery in New Delhi.

Opened in 1993, the gallery owns one of the most exhaustive collections of Indian modern art. From early modernist works to contemporary, experimental art forms and from the earliest British painters and Bengal School of Art to the Progressive Artists Group and the leading painters of today, the collection covers the entire history of modern art in India.

3. Indian Habitat Centre – Visual Art Gallery