The Government Museum and Art Gallery’s new publication ‘Masterpieces’, which features 60 iconic art works from the Chandigarh Museum’s rich collectiion, was launched at this time by Manoj Parida, Adviser to the Administrator.
The guide, he urged, have to be made accessible at a number of vacationer spots of the city to extend consciousness about Museum’s rich collection.
The publication has colored images and every art work is accompanied by a textual description highlighting the aesthetic and historic significance of the masterpiece. Among these featured are Gandhara sculptures; miniature work from the courts of erstwhile Pahari and Rajasthani kingdoms; trendy and modern Indian works by artists like MF Husain, FN Souza, Satish Gujral; ornamental art; uncommon manuscripts; cash relationship back to Kushan and Gupta dynasties and a few textiles. The textual content has been contributed by Vrinda Agrawal, Tagore National Research Scholar for Cultural Research at the Museum and images of the art works has been executed by Girish Nephade.
According to Director of the Museum, the number of the art works was not a straightforward course of as the Museum has innumerable excellent works. The choice was made on the foundation of the significance of the historic context of the work, and likewise it being consultant of the range of the collection of the Museum.
The guide shall be accessible on the market at the museum memento store as soon as it reopens for the guests.