Chennai, considered as the cultural capital of India, is home to the National Art Gallery. The National Art Gallery is an architectural Mughal inspired masterpiece built in sandstone and is considered as one of the finest Indo-sarcenic structures in India. This pink and motif adorned building was built in 1907 by T. Namberumal Chetty based on Henry Irwin’s theme. Standing proud in the sprawling lush greenery, the art gallery seemingly looks like an Art beacon.
Originally known as the Victoria Memorial Hall, the gallery is an integral part of the 16.25 acre Government Museum Complex in Pantheon Road. Although the complex boasts of other interesting buildings, the Gallery draws a major attraction to the visiting public [Read more…]