But given the time, engagements & unfamiliarity with authentic locations for procurement of genuine artworks, trippers had to content themselves with spurious & mediocre mementos. Identifying the void and working towards bridging it, Babita Gupta (Founder, Art Spice Gallery)came forth with her unique idea of bringing art out of galleries into public areas, which led to the establishment of the only art gallery in India, where visual arts are accessible in the ambience and comfort of a five star hotel Art Spice Gallery.
CEO Insights interviews Babita and draws-out important details as regards the excellence of her art gallery, its exclusive proposition and roadmap.
Walk us through your art gallery while also highlighting some of your prominent artworks.
Art is not just an identity to me, but also a picture that is a poem without words. I intend to bring forth artists from all across the globe to promote an amalgamation of visual and performing arts. Located at The Metro politan Hotel & Spa, which is located at the heart of our nation Lutyens’ Delhi, Art Spice Gallery, sprawling over 3000 square feet, provides a world class environment
We offer customers a virtual experience of our gallery, wherein they can indulge in their passion for art and easily browse thousands of images through a variety of search criteria from artists around the world
Standing true to our mission of bringing something new and unique for our art enthusiasts & connoisseurs every time, we choose only unique & impeccable artworks and provide unique insights about them & their evolution. We have an extensive collection of artworks for display both by masters & contemporary artists like Ram Kumar, M F Husain Jatin Das and Manu Parekh to name a few.
Can you enlighten us about the quality & authenticity of your artworks? Also, tell us a little about your sourcing & pricing model?
Eliminating all possibilities of ambiguity, we procure the artworks directly from the artists themselves which attests authenticity. Our gallery works with the artists by including them in the gallery shows or by curating a solo. And we ensure they are rewarded well both in terms of access to the right audience and proper media coverage. Our pricing is transparent and subject to the artist, gallery price and agreed commission.
Please elaborate a little about the browse & buy option offered by your gallery.
With the advent of e-Commerce
Can you tell us what actually inspired you to aspire for art?
The changing colours of the mystic Indian Ocean, calming waters, and sun-kissed shores influenced the creative person in me and my works. More over, having born in a bustling & cultural metropolis like Kolkata and being brought-up in the tranquility of Visakhapatnam inspired me to be a self taught painter.
How do you plan to upgrade your gallery? Also, tell us about the future roadmap that you envisioned for your firm.
It is only through continuous research, innovation and technological upgradations that any firm can even think of thriving in this volatile market. Art Spice Gallery is no exception. Staying ahead of the curve is now more important than ever. Consequently, we endeavour incessantly to deliver the best of service, comfort and technology to our clients. The future too will see a lot many projects with a different hue every time. We will continue bringing unique and untouched innovative artworks to the table every time. To sum-up, we have seen an upward trend in total revenue, which is growing significantly YOY.
Babita Gupta, Founder
An artist & art promoter, Babita is a self trained artist who is passionate & dedicated towards delivering new & innovative artworks to art enthusiasts & connoisseurs while providing a strong platform for contemporary artists to display their skills & talent.
Headquarters: New Delhi
Offerings: Visual Arts by various national & international masters and contemporary artists