Asif Kamal, Founder and Owner, Alturaash Art
Asif Kamal, Founder and Owner, Alturaash Art

Asif Kamal is the founder and owner of Alturaash Art a platform that supports Artwork and Artists from South Asia. It is one of its kind initiatives by this Dubai-based businessman, who has deep pride in the heritage of his country. Asif says “India is known for its rich art and culture. But unfortunately, knowingly, or unknowingly we could not spread it globally as much as China and western countries did. After years of research on modern and contemporary art and the art market from all over the world; working, investing, I am here to share and help create a transparent infrastructure for the art fraternity as well as for the new age investors.”

Alturaash Art is a leading international art dealership and auction company that represents several artists of modern and contemporary art. Its main aim is to promote South-Asian art to a multi-cultural global audience. The word Alturaash originates from the Arabic dictionary which means Heritage in English. Asif Kamal founded it in the year in 2010 to support and promote South-Asian and regional emerging artists. It is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Asif adds “Art is a commodity that we will help you to turn into an asset or profit-making business depending on your needs and requirements. My serious effort is to provide a transparent platform for the global audience to invest in Indian art and that’s the major lacking we have in this field. If we can do it successfully then it will come up as a huge support to artists and art fraternity.” Alturaash Art provides an extraordinary opportunity to acquire some of the most carefully selected and famed work from the global art market.

Artwork by Alturaash Art panel, artist Pradipta Chakraborty
Artwork by Alturaash Art panel, artist Pradipta Chakraborty

The art-house is involved in constant and extensive research to identify and encourage the new talent to explore and reach their full potential. With the help of international collaboration and their collection, it curates new projects, commissions, solo and group exhibitions. Alturaash Art promotes various Indian and other Asian artists of repute which include the name like M.F. Hussain, Tyeb Mehta, S.H. Raza, Akbar Padamsee, Ram Kumar, V.S. Gaitonde, Manjit Bawa, F. N.Souza, Jehangir Sabavala, K.H.Ara, K.K.Hebbar, Valay Shende, Arturo Di Modica, Krishen Khanna, Jogen Chowdhery, Jagdish Swaminathan, Manu Parekh, N.S. Bendre, Sudhir Patwardhan, Ganesh Pyne, Jamini Roy, Bikash Bhattacharjee, G.R. Santosh, Nasreen Mohamedi, Anant Mishra, Pradipta Chakraborty, Raj More.

In India Alturaash Art gallery is located in one of the popular malls in South Delhi. The gallery frequently organizes solo and group exhibitions for already established and new talented artists. Alturaash Art which is a subsidiary of Dubai based multi venture firm Alturaash Group.

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