Founded in 1975 by Ramesh and Urmil Kapoor, Kapoor Galleries Inc specializes in Indian & Himalayan Arts. It has been and continues to be an invaluable resource for museum quality India Miniature Paintings and Himalayan Statuary. The gallery has been instrumental in developing major museum collections as well as distinguished private collections worldwide. Kapoor Galleries has placed works in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Norton Simon Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, San Diego Museum of Art, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts among others.
Joined by their son Suneet, who studied Indian Art at School of Oriental and African Studies, the gallery presents an annual Spring Asia Week NY exhibition, showcasing important and beautiful works of art to a focused audience. Together they have developed a very strong network of collectors and curators.
Kapoor Galleries alsp presents a more condensed and focused exhibition during the fall, coinciding with the auction schedule. The gallery also participates in the Annual Madison Avenue Gallery Walk, which benefits the Fund for Public Schools, exposing South Asian Art to a different segment of collectors. Kapoor Galleries will be joining fellow Antique Dealers during the Inaugural Art & Antiques Week, from April 25th to May 1st, 2011.
The Gallery is located a short walk from the Metropolitan at 1015 Madison Avenue, between 78th & 79th streets and open to the public Monday – Saturday, from 10:30 am to 6 pm.