Piramal Museum of Art

Museum Address
B wing, Ground Floor, Piramal Tower, Peninsula Corporate Park, Lower Parel West
City
State
Maharashtra
Pin Code
400013
Email
artfoundation@piramal.com
Phone Number
Museum website
http://www.piramalartfoundation.com/
When was the museum established?
2015
Main category
Other categories
Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.

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.

Photography
No
Videography
No
Cafeteria
Yes
Museum shop
Yes
Wheelchair friendly
Yes
Restroom
Yes
Drinking water
No
Locker room
No
Parking
Yes
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
Yes
Garden/picnic area
No
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
Yes
Library and archives services
Yes
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
No
Auditorium
No
Conference/ Seminar hall
No
Museum membership
No
Conservation lab
No
Research lab
No
Who manages the museum?
Private Organization
Person-in-charge of the museum
Director
First Name
Mr. Ashvin
Last Name
Rajagopalan
Additional information ( if any)
Library and Archives facilities can we accessed through prior registration.
What is the average duration to see the museum?
less than 1 hour
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Is the museum currently closed?
No
Image for museum exterior/building
Interior view of the Piramal Art Museum
Gallery Images
Image
Image title
Interior view of the Piramal Art Museum
Image
Description of the Image

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.

Medium
Oil on canvas
Image title
Messengers
Name of the artist
Akbar Padamsee
Year
1955
Image
Description of the Image

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. 

Medium
Gouache and watercolour on paper
Image title
Orange building
Name of the artist
K. Ramanujan
Size
7.5" x 6.5"
Year
1972
Image
Medium
Water colour on paper
Image title
Untitled
Name of the artist
A.R. Chugtai
Image
Image title
Baram Ghur visiting the persian princess Diroste
Name of the artist
Unknown
Image
Description of the Image

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.  

Medium
Oil on canvas
Image title
Radha and Madhava
Name of the artist
Raja Ravi Varma
Year
Unknown
Image
Description of the Image

A Far Afternoon is a five panel painting specially painted for the Piramal Art Foundation, depicting subjects such as marriage parties and bandwallahs.

Medium
oil on canvas
Image title
A Far Afternoon
Name of the artist
Krishen Khanna
Year
2014
Image
Description of the Image

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.

Medium
oil on canvas
Image title
Untitled
Name of the artist
V.S. Gaitonde
Year
1969
Entry Fee
Not Applicable
Getting there
Central railway station: Currey Road
Western railway station: Lower Parel
Opening Days
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Other Information
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM on Weekdays; 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM on Weekends