Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore
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Venkatappa Art Gallery

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Venkatappa Art Gallery
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About Venkatappa Art Gallery

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Venkatappa Art Gallery exhibits almost 600 paintings for art lovers coming from all over the world. Divided into two halls, one hall of the art gallery is dedicated to the stone sculptures, belonging to the Mathura and Khajarao School of Art. The other hall displays pottery and clay articles that belong to the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation.

The art gallery also displays 20th century landscape paintings and occasional contemporary art show. The paintings of the renowned artist K. Venkatappa, including the panoramic view of the Ooty Lake, Church Hill, Nilgiri Mountains, Kodaikanal, and Sunrise in Ooty, are exhibited on the ground level.

On the first level of the art gallery, paintings and work of globally renowned M. F. Hussain, Vasudev, Hanumaiah, Hariram, Rekha Rao, Yusuf Arakkal and N. S. Bendre are exhibited. This hall also features a section dedicated to C. P. Rajaram's wood carvings. The second level of the art gallery is solely dedicated to K.K Hebbar. His paintings are titled as Vayu, Jala, Prithivi, Sea Shore, In Space, Nagamandala, Agni, Last Glimpse and Death.

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Aditya Dharpally

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  • 8 Reviews
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"Beautiful gallery"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Dec 11, 2014
I feel awesome ness of the painters I thought that painting is not much great thing. My thoughts became false after seeing that. From that I became fan of painting.
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Asadullah attar

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  • 5 Reviews
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"Interesting art"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Dec 13, 2013
The things placed were very attractive and interesting.
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