Two Men with Handcart, 1979

Gieve Patel

Gateway Bombay

On view July 14, 2007 to March 1, 2009

Located in the: Contemporary Indian Art - Herwitz Gallery

Bombay has served as home and vibrant inspiration for many artists, including Atul Dodiya, M.F. Husain, Bhupen Khakhar, Nalini Malani, Gieve Patel, and Sudhir Patwardhan—artists well-represented in the Museum’s contemporary Indian art collection. This exhibition features works from the Herwitz collection and a dynamic installation in the Atrium by Bose Krishnamachari of video-enhanced tiffin carriers (Bombay’s famous and ubiquitous lunch-boxes).

Gateway Bombay has been generously supported in part by Samir & Nilima Desai; the Desai Family Foundation.

Media Partner: India New England.

The accompanying catalogue, “Gateway Bombay,” is made possible thanks to The Pundole Art Gallery in Mumbai, India.

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