Curated online gallery displays the best of Sri Lankan contemporary art
For art lovers visiting Sri Lanka, the Art Space online gallery is a terrific curation of the country’s best artists across the full gamut of disciplines, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs.
caption id="attachment_6184" align="alignright" width="400"BIRD SKETCH 2, US$700, PRAGEETH MANOHANSA
With prices ranging from a few hundred to thousands of dollars, Its website notes that it is “the first curated online gallery to present a purchasable catalogue of contemporary art from Sri Lanka.
“Over the past five years the local contemporary art scene has gained momentum internationally and today has become one of the most sought after South Asian emerging art scenes.
“This online gallery presents collectors with the opportunity to purchase at the click of a button and browse the largest collection of work available in one space. Collecting work through the site means supporting the local art industry and ensuring it’s sustainable growth.
“In addition the website features the only comprehensive guide to all the organizations, institutions and events involved in the promotion of art. Sign up for our newsletter to receive regular information on the latest local art news.”
Pictured top: BLOOMING BEAUTY XVII, US$7,700, JAGATH RAVINDRA
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caption id="attachment_6183" align="aligncenter" width="900"FISHING BOAT, US$190, DANIEL VALENTIN, 2012, Dye-sub Print