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Kriti Gallery

Address: Raman Niwas, Opposite Akashwani | Raja Sir Motichand Road, Mahmoor Ganj,, Varanasi 221010, India
Phone Number: +91 98386 37897
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Ranked #2 of 71 things to do in Varanasi
Type: Art galleries, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Gallery for contemporary art and photography Banaras on the Ganga Photographs by Alain Danielou...
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Type: Art galleries, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Gallery for contemporary art and photography Banaras on the Ganga Photographs by Alain Danielou and Raymond Burnier from the 30s through the 50s Open Mo-Sat 11 am - 6 pm or on appointment. Artist in residency for all arts and artists, open for applications.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Kriti Gallery is a wonderful little sanctuary in the beautiful craziness of Banaras. It was amazing to see contemporary art of India blossom in such a historically rich city, and I enjoyed getting a taste of what other visitor artists take from their stay in India. Fazal Sheikh's mesmerizing photographs were shown when I visited. I loved being able to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Kriti Gallery is a beautiful and well located gallery in Varanasi. The space is fantastic for showing, has a wonderful little gift shop, and has a great outdoor space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This art gallery is one of a kind in banaras. Great vibe and garden to just relax from the crazy traffic outside. They showcase some unique international and local artist's work and have a small art shop on the side. Bought few gifts too. Don't miss out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Kriti Gallery is a gallery that houses a history and culture of India as well as great amount of international artists to come participate in making and show art work in. Exhibitions here are very well curated by staffs who have great appreciation and knowledge about art and history of India. Studying art and my experience of working in some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A must-see in Varanasi. Always has a wonderful display in the gallery and often has events and open house parties. The owners are welcoming and very knowledgable and can help with seeing other parts of the city as well.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Kriti Gallery in Banaras is a rare place showing exquisite contemporary art in a totally professional and beautiful exhibition space, curated by an exceptional staff. The art work includes photographs, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and installations of some of the best Indian and international artists. Surrounded by a lovely garden, the gallery includes a gift shop with excellent examples of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Kriti Gallery is a great place to view contemporary artwork while visiting Banaras. The gallery is very peaceful and there is an area to purchase a variety of handicrafts. The gallery is run by very nice people who are always excited to see new faces.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

An amazing gallery surrounded by beautiful nature. I am glad that I had an opportunity to visit this amazing gallery and see work by Fazal Sheikh. Kriti Gallery is definitely worth a visit!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I recently went to an art exhibit at the Kriti gallery along with participating in a group exhibit. The atmosphere is beautiful and everything is presented very professionaly. It is a great place to see and discus art. there is also a small gift area that has the most beautiful and highest quality scarves so that is also something great... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

While staying in Banaras I was fortunate to find Kriti gallery. There was a beautiful and unassuming show of contemporary photographer Fazal Sheikh, and evidence of great care on the part of the owners in the sanctuary of calm and beauty within the bustle of Banaras. Highly recommended and worth a visit! There are lovely books from some of the... More 

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