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TamarindArt Presents Bollywood Posters – Then & Now

New York, NY, April 20, 2007 --( TamarindArt is delighted to announce its upcoming exhibition, Bollywood Posters – Then & Now beginning on 19 April 2007. This is a unique exhibition, the first of its kind in the United States, featuring vintage Bollywood posters from the bygone era. This exhibition is in coordination with India Now, a film series of new Indian cinema, at the MoMA, sponsored by Marguerite and Kent Charugundla. It’s also coincides with the Tribecca Film Festival.

The exhibition is showcasing original posters of Bollywood films dating back to the 1960s through the 80s. These film posters are a legacy of our past when films meant much more than just entertainment – they were a way of life.

Cocktail reception: 24 April 2007 from 6pm – 9pm
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This exhibition will be open to the public from 19 April to 5 May 2007

Featured Film Posters:
Mughal-e-Azam: 1960, directed by K. Asif. This poster was featured posters in the Bollywood Poster Exhibit at the V&A, London in 2002.
Victoria No 203: 1972, directed by Brij Sadanah
Shaan: 1980, directed by Ramesh Sippy
Raaste Pyar Ke: 1981, directed by V.B. Rajendra Prasad and many others.

For more information on this exhibition please contact TamarindArt Gallery at (212) 990–9000 ext. 105 or email

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 6:00 pm; Saturdays, noon to 6:00 pm. For more information about the show, call 212-990-9000 or visit our web site at

About TamarindArt
The gallery was inaugurated as a museum in April 2003, and in early 2006 became a full-time gallery. Since its inception we have had several exhibitions including “Lightning” by MF Husain, "50 Years of Bal Chhabda: Paintings in New York," Akbar Padamsee’s “Lines of Distinction, Strokes of Genius, Works on Paper 1959-2006” and most recently Pinnacle Progressives, which was a celebration of their anniversary exhibition from the private collection of Marguerite and Kent Charugundla, and their book release of the Lightning which was launched at the gallery, among others.

TamarindArt’s vision is to curate exhibitions that reflect a healthy balance between senior established artists and younger talents working with experimental forms of conceptual installations. This combination reflects some of the most important trends in contemporary Indian art.
212-990-9000 ext. 105

Contact Information
Rosanne Bergeron
142 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016

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