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Location : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Came Into Being : In November 1994
Displays : A Variety Of Abstract And Contemporary Art
Highlight: Its Aesthetic And Spacious Interiors

The Easel, one of Chennai's leading art galleries came into being in November 1994, the brainchild of Sharmila Mohandas, an artist herself. The Easel was born to fulfill the artist's need for a quality exhibition centre.

The Easel
The highlight of The Easel is its aesthetic and spacious interiors (2000 sq ft). The interiors have a skirting of teak, with teak racks to hang the paintings and arched windows framed in teak. The pillars are designed so as to not to obstruct viewing and yet enhance ambience.

The Easel displays a variety of abstract and contemporary Art. Exhibitions are held here at least twice a month, with each exhibition lasting ten days. This gallery exhibited India's most famous artist M.F.Husain's Madhuri Dixit Series and art director Thotatharani's Scriptures. Leading artists like Achuthan Kudallur, R.M.Palaniappan have also exhibited their works here.


Air: Chennai has an airport with both domestic and international terminals. Regular flights connect Chennai with the major cities within the country and also with countries like USA, Singapore, U.K etc.
Rail: Chennai is well connected by rail with the important towns and cities within and beyond the state.
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Being the capital city of the state, Chennai is well equipped with various kinds of accommodation options, varying from economic class to luxurious ones.

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