The emerging trend in the world of art these days is the rise in popularity of online art galleries. As the name suggests, an online art gallery is a virtual platform to display artwork and conduct exhibition of various forms of arts. They are way more convenient than their offline counterparts and possess a lot more functionalities.
The main advantages the online galleries have over traditional art galleries and exhibitions are:-
Many a time there are several exhibitions happening together in a city, making it difficult for art lovers to attend most of them. Sometimes an art lover is not able to visit an art gallery because of personal commitments. At times the exhibitions may not be even held in their city.
Online art galleries, on the other hand, can be visited anytime from anywhere with just a click. You can immerse yourself in the beautiful world of art without ever leaving the comfort of your home. Just like traditional art galleries, online art galleries fulfill their primary motive of making buyers meet the sellers and at the same time, provide a lot of other utilities.
Today India’s contemporary artist Shantala Palat shares some of the best Indian online art galleries that art lovers can check out.
Mojarto online art gallery is an NDTV venture. It has more than 13000 works of original art and also offers an extensive selection of fine art prints, lithographs, and handcrafted collectibles sourced from emerging, mid-career and senior artists and artisans and more than 70 galleries represented.
Powered by technology and driven by analytics, Mojarto provides a great browsing platform to select shortlist and simulate before buying art & collectibles.
Indianartideas online gallery houses original contemporary art, traditional and modern art paintings, drawings, sketches, and sculptures from famous Indian artists and as well as talented upcoming Indian artists. It has a fine collection of acrylic painting, oil paintings and mixed media paintings aggregated in various categories including abstract, landscape, figurative and still life paintings.
Art lovers browsing the gallery have the option to choose from the beautiful collection and sort the same by artist names, art categories, art style, medium, surface and price.
This affordable online art gallery features a wide range of artworks created by professional as well as emerging artists. IndiaArt was launched in 2000 and since then, it has worked to promote art in India through various events and exhibitions. At IndiaArt, you can choose from a wide selection of affordable paintings, prints, sculptures, photo prints, art prints, etc.
MyIndianArt.com is owned by Masters Collection, which is over a decade old Indian art gallery based in Kolkata, India. MyIndianArt.com displays a wide range of Indian Contemporary & Modern Art & Indian Paintings on various style & subjects like – Abstract, Landscape, Portrait, Still Life, Figurative and Mythological Paintings.
The site claims that each piece of Indian Painting that is displayed on the website is an original work of Indian art and is carefully reviewed and chosen by its team. The artwork are put on the site along with the artist's profile / resume. These exclusive pieces of artworks are sure to catch the eyes and appreciation of the discerning art collector or even a first-time art buyer.
ArtZolo.com is an online art marketplace that connects the art lovers with the art makers/suppliers/galleries. The subjectivity that art possess in one’s life is of tremendous value to the makers/doers/creators of the art ecosystem. With special care, we are moving towards framing that ecosystem. At ArtZolo you can explore, curate, share and collect artwork. This is your one stop shop for all your art requirements.
Note: this article contains artist Shantala Palat's personal views and opinion.