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Exhibition Detail
Nicholas Roerich: An Eternal Quest
Jaipur House
India Gate
110003 New Delhi
India


March 13th, 2010 - April 11th, 2010
Opening: 
March 13th, 2010 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Himalayan Landscape, Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich, Himalayan Landscape
© National Gallery of Modern Art - Delhi
 Monastery in Ladakh , Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich, Monastery in Ladakh ,
Tempera on Cardboard, 30.1 x 45.5 cm
© National Gallery of Modern Art - Delhi
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New Delhi: The Ministry of Culture, Government of India & National Gallery of Modern Art celebrate Indo-Russian Cultural Relations by mounting a special exhibition titled “Nicholas Roerich: An Eternal Quest” at Jaipur House, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, that will be on view till April 11, 2010.

The exhibition showcases 75 works taken from The International Centre of Roerichs, Moscow, and other leading museums in India. The prolific Russian artist Nicholas Roerich made India his home in the latter part of his life, and is today counted amongst the great Indian masters such as Rabindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose and Jamini Roy.

Nicholas Roerich was an extraordinary personality, a unique individual, having an immense thirst for knowledge, and a deep appreciation of beauty in all forms.  A trained painter and lawyer, also  archaeologist, ethnographer, geographer, poet, historian, philosopher, scientist, traveller, fighter for peace, defender of cultural values of all nations, Roerich throughout his life, devoted himself to the ideal of the common good of mankind.

A wide variety of prints, portfolios and memorabilia have been specially created towards the exhibition. Special films on the life and work of Nicholas Roerich will be screened daily. The exhibition would be on view till April 11, Tuesdays to Sunday, 10-5 pm at the Jaipur House wing of the National Gallery of Modern Art, India Gate Circle, New Delhi.  A definite must see!


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