India and Sri Lanka inaugurated an exhibition titled Geoffrey Bawa in New Delhi

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On 20 March, External Affairs Minister of India,S Jaishankar inaugurated an exhibition titled "Geoffrey Bawa: It's Essential to Be There" at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

An Overview of the News

  • The exhibition is a joint collaboration between National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi, High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi and Geoffrey Bawa Trust.

  • The exhibition showcases the architectural works of the renowned Sri Lankan architect Late Geoffrey Bawa.

  • The exhibition is being organised to commemorate the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Sri Lanka.

  • This is the first retrospective international exhibition of Geoffrey Bawa's architectural works since 2004, following exhibitions in Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, North America, Australia, Brazil, Singapore and Germany.

  • The exhibition includes over 120 documents from Geoffrey Bawa's archives, including his photographs from various travels and surrealist works.

  • The Sri Lanka-India Cultural Exchange Program has sponsored the exhibition, which will be open for visitors till May 7, 2023.

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