National Gallery of Modern Art – UPSC Prelims

National Gallery of Modern Art:
  • It is a premium art gallery under the Ministry of Culture.
  • It was established in 1954 by then vice-president Dr S Radhakrishanan in the presence of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • It is a repository of the cultural ethos of the country and showcases the changing art forms through the passage of the last hundred and fifty years, starting from about 1857 in the field of Visual and Plastic arts.
  • Headquarters: Jaipur House, New Delhi.
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