The Piramal Museum of Art is a state-of-the-art museum located in the heart of Mumbai dedicated to presenting art in a way that is engaging, informative and educative to a wide ranging audience. The museum has regular curated shows from the Piramal collection and those culled from other collections. The Piramal Art Foundation is a philanthropic effort by Dr. Swati Piramal and Mr. Ajay Piramal and the Piramal family to collect, preserve, document and exhibit Indian art. The foundation has a library with rare resources on art. The foundation also regularly supports archival projects, arts management programs and important fine art exhibitions.
The Museum also offers customizable experiences for corporate, schools and social groups to witness art through diverse tours and workshops.
An early work by Akbar Padamsee painted during his stay in Paris. His visits to the many museums in Paris and interactions with fellow artists are said to have inspired him to evolve a new figuration characterised by striking iconic figures.
A rare work in colour, by K.Ramanujam who was known for creating a surreal world of fantasy using his impeccable draughtsmanship and sense of design.
Radha Madhava is a small-format reproduction of a similar painting housed in the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, Baroda, and was produced in order to create lithographs at the printing press that the artist had established.
A Far Afternoon is a five panel painting specially painted for the Piramal Art Foundation, depicting subjects such as marriage parties and bandwallahs.
This painting represents an important phase from the artist’s career. It shows the gradual move from figuration to an understanding of painting as a form of meditation through colour and surface.
Western railway station: Lower Parel