Located behind the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai’s historic Colaba district, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke is a contemporary art gallery specialising in Indian art.Read More
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke evolved from The Fine Art Resource—an art dealership founded by Usha Mirchandani in Mumbai in the mid-1980s—to become a gallery presenting Indian art in Berlin. This was run by Mirchandani’s daughter Ranjana Steinruecke from 1997 to 2003.
Since opening its doors in Mumbai in 2006 as Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, the gallery has presented several exhibitions by leading names in Indian art and nurtured the careers of younger Indian artists.
Presenting a range of Indian modern and contemporary art, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke’s roster ranges from well-known established artists to younger emerging talents.
Established figures include the Mumbai poet, physician, art writer, and self-taught painter Gieve Patel and C. K. Rajan, a member of the Radical Group that came out of the University of Baroda in the 1980s, who is known for his sculpture and collages made from newspapers and magazine imagery.
Additionally, the gallery represents artists who have emerged and developed their careers over the past decade. Among them are Sosa Joseph, a contemporary painter whose abstracted narrative depictions of women are rooted in her home-town of Kochi; Abir Karmakar, a Baroda-based artist best known for his photo-realistic, illusionistic paintings of intimate settings; and Manish Nai, whose minimalist collages and sculpture engage in dialogue with late Western Modernism while utilising materials that speak to Indian culture and society.
Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke holds curated solo and group exhibitions, highlighting aspects of work by artists on the gallery’s roster and beyond. Presenting its artists to a broader art audience, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecken participates in major art events like India Art Fair in New Delhi.
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