The National Gallery of Modern Art has organised a virtual tour to commemorate the 159th birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. The Virtual Tour has been titled as “Gurudev: Journey of the Maestro through his visual vocabulary”. The virtual tour will give opportunity to have a glimpse of 102 artworks created by versatile genius.
Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, novelist and painter. He was renowned for being the first Indian to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 for his novel ‘Geetanjali’. He also wrote the National Anthems of India and Bangladesh.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Director General of National Gallery of Modern Art: Adwaita Charan Gadanayak.