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Shrine Empire Gallery
Friends Colony (West),
New Delhi - 110 065, India   map * 
tel: +91 11 4132 7630     fax: +91 11 2632 6930
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Shrine Empire Gallery is an amalgamation of two art entities- The Shrine Gallery and Empire Art. The gallery was envisioned as a platform for presenting and promoting contemporary visual art practices. Prior to the merger both have worked together on several shows in India and Singapore.

For over a decade The Shrine Gallery with Shefali Somani at its helm has dedicated itself to exhibiting and nurturing emerging talent, the gallery has constantly enhanced the quality of its shows to mirror the prevalent aesthetic traditions.

Anahita Taneja of Empire Art is a well established consultant for  Indian Contemporary Art. She’s been promoting young established artists and sourcing works for collectors, first time investors as well as Art Funds.

Together they have collaborated with artists whose works have been considered groundbreaking, for shows  that include:

•    Meandering Membranes – An exhibition showcasing works by contemporary Indian artists, with an introduction by Sushma K. Bahl exhibited at The Taj Bengal, Kolkata.

•    Shifting Terrains/Altered Realities – A group exhibition of contemporary Indian artists whose work has influenced emerging trends in Contemporary Indian Art, conceptualized by Anupa Mehta exhibited in Singapore.

•    India Art Summit 2008 – Exhibited 7 emerging artists whose work has been associated with the gallery.

With their merger Shrine Empire have several shows planned with artists who will define the Contemporary art scenario in India.

Prior to the merger The Shrine Gallery had hosted numerous exhibitions some of which are listed below.

Bengal and Beyond - The exhibition showcased 200 years of Bengal art from the Dutch Bengal to the present, curated by Siddharth Tagore and Suneet Chopra

Linear Configurations - A group show of drawings and lithographs

Sands of Colour - An exhibition of contemporary Andhra art, curated by Dr. Avani Rao Gandra

Shibhu Arrakal - A solo show of photographs

S.K. Sahajahan / Shrabani Roy - A two person show of paintings and tapestries

Dheeraj Paul - An exhibition of photographs, curated by Prima Kurien

The Eye Within - A show following the journey of nine artists to Turkey

Phantasmagorical Beasts - A two person show of works by Viraj Naik and Santosh Morajkar

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