Apparao Galleries, originally called ‘The Gallery’ was launched in 1984 in Chennai. With the
globalization of art and a keen interest in contemporary art, its pioneer Sharan Apparao, has built
Apparao Galleries to one of the leading contemporary art galleries in India.
Apparao Galleries caters to the aesthetic needs of the Indian diaspora and provides a window
to the exciting trends that emerge from South India. The gallery has the distinction of having promoted
some of the most renowned names of Indian Contemporary Art.
The gallery deals with established artists while also building unknown emerging artists into ‘brands’
in the art world. Having taken on the mantel of an incubator Apparao Galleries has discovered and
supported several young artists.
Apparao Galleries understands the needs of the collectors and acts as a consultant to
authenticate and document all aspects of contemporary art for private and corporate collectors.
Apparao Galleries is nurtured with passion by Sharan Apparao who firmly believes in ‘art for
art’s sake’. The gallery looks at art with an open mind and continues to inspire artists and art lovers
from all walks of life.
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