The Noble Sage Art Gallery

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The Noble Sage Art Collection is a contemporary art gallery in Belsize Park, North London. It was opened by Jana Manuelpillai in 2006.[1][2]

The gallery specialises exclusively in Indian, Sri Lankan and Pakistani contemporary art and represents over forty artists. The collection includes over 500 artworks, most of which are paintings, sculpture and works on paper from south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Artists exhibited[edit]

Artists shown at the gallery include:


Asian Arthouse Film Night[edit]

The Noble Sage holds regular screenings of art house films from the Indian Subcontinent.

Asian Literary Evenings[edit]

The Noble Sage has hosted literary evenings highlighting Asian writers and poets.[13] They include:


  • Indian Art Since The Early 40s - A search For Identity, Cholamandal Artists' Handicrafts Association, Janatha Press, 1974
  • Contemporary Indian Art, Glenbarra art Museum Collection, Japan, 1993
  • Iromie Wijewardena Paintings, Gamini Jaisinghe, Sarvodaya Vishwa Lekha Publications, 2006
  • Major Trends in Indian Art, Rm. Palaniappan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 1997

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Shirlaw, Andrew (December 2006). "The draughtsman at the Noble Sage" (PDF). The Archer. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Manuelpillai, Jana (15 May 2006). "Indian art comes to London". Asians in Media. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Desi DNA South Asian Art - Gallery owner Jana Manuelpillai". BBC Asian Network Desidna. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  4. ^ "Sri Lanka art exhibition in London". BBC Sinhala. 12 November 2007. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  5. ^ "The Noble Sage Art Gallery - Barnet, London Arts & Culture Reviews". TrustedPlaces. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  6. ^ The Saatchi Gallery. "The Noble Sage Art Gallery". Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  7. ^ "Never alone but together@The Noble Sage Art Gallery | The Asian News -". The Asian News. 2008-08-11. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  8. ^ "mattersofart: Priyantha Weerasurya's Solo at the Noble Sage". 2009-06-13. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  9. ^ "(AIM) Magazine | » Controversial Pakistani artist comes to London". Asians in Media. 2007-06-13. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  10. ^ "Never alone but together@The Noble Sage Art Gallery". Asian News. 11 August 2008. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  11. ^ "'The beating heart of Kerala'". Asian News. 21 January 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  12. ^ "The vibrant world of Asia". Hendon & Finchley Times. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  13. ^ "A South Indian Storytelling Journey". ClickWalla. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 

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