Tina Ambani elected American museum’s trustee

September 26th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Tina Ambani, industrialist Anil Ambani’s wife, has been elected the trustee of Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in the US to promote contemporary Indian art and artists.PEM is known for collecting and presenting modern and contemporary Indian artists.

“It’s time that the art world looks beyond current fads and market trends to establish an abiding interest in the incredible power and potential of Indian art,” Tina Ambani said in a statement released here Friday.

Ambani is known for her commitment to and promotion of traditional, modern, and contemporary Indian art through the Harmony Art Foundation - a platform she founded for emerging artists.

“There is a tremendous synergy between the Peabody Essex Museum and Harmony Art Foundation based on our belief in Indian art, and our genuine commitment to bring it to the global stage,” she said.

A graduate from the Los Angeles Institute of Interior Design, Ambani has also served on the boards of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, and the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai.

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