‘Masterpieces’- A compendium of 60 revered art work to be published by Govt. Museum

The Government Museum and Art Gallery is going to publish an artbook which will feature the art works from the Chandigarh Museum’s rich collectiion which has a vast range of splendid artefacts ranging from Gandhara sculptures; miniature paintings from the courts of erstwhile Pahari and Rajasthani kingdoms, besides these modern and contemporary Indian works by artists like MF Husain, FN Souza, Satish Gujral.

The book will portray the coloured photographs accompanied by the description of each aesthetic piece in caption.The text has been contributed by Vrinda Agrawal, Tagore National Research Scholar for Cultural Research at the Museum and photography of the art works has been done by Girish Nephade.According to Director of the Museum, the selection of the art works was not an easy process as the Museum has innumerable outstanding works. The selection was made on the basis of the significance of the historical context of the work, and also it being representative of the diversity of the collection of the Museum.

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