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Art galleries are places where various artworks are exhibited for viewing as well as for sale to those who would want to have their preferred piece of work. Galleries are the venue for artists to display their works to the public. Some galleries are free but some are not. Galleiries have contributed a lot to the country’s tourism indtustry because most foreign visitors visit art galleries during their stay. Aside from mere display of artworks, most galleries also conduct workshops and seminars for people who would want to know more about a certain form or school of art. Aside from that, galleries publish books and other literary works in order to bring art and artists more closely to the public. Galleries have a very spacious and well-lit place, which in itself is already very artistic. Most galleries have libraries vailable for use that feature literary works about art as well as artists lives. Some also have their own conservation laboratories for preservation and resoration works of some art pieces.

Aakriti Art Gallery

Aakriti Art Gallery Aakriti has a collection of modern as well as contemporary artworks. They have exhibits scheduled to feature various works of different artists, from the professional artists to starting artists. They sell art works with varying prices depending on he piece and artist. They have the Art Shop that stores books, catalogues and magazines and other memorabilias that are available for the public.

Location: Orbit Enclave, First Floor 12/3A, Picasso Bithi (Hungerford Street) Kolkata-700 017

Gallery Kolkata

Gallery Kolkata was founded in 2004 aiming to bring art closer to the public. The gallery has a wide and spacious alley that gives way for people to really scrutinize each artwork in their display. They boast of their collection of modern as well as contemporary Indian art from various artists. They also support young artists by letting the showcase their works in the gallery. They also provide services for individuals who want to have assistance in choosing a good artwork.

Location: second Floor, Duckback house 41, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata – 700017, West Bengal, India

Masters Collection Art Gallery

This art gallery aims to promote contemporary Indian art by tapping artists from all over the country. The gallery has already displayed various solo and group exhibits for renowned artists as well as for young aspiring artists. They have spacious and well-lit galleries making art appreciation more enjoyable. They have developed their website to make their works available for viewing in the web.

Location: Kolkata, India

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