The pursuits, policies and principles of The Gallery of Gnani Arts will be persistent in facilitating dynamic and diversified avenues that bring about acquisition, appreciation, inspiration and knowledge pertaining to the arts, with curatorial integrity and market competence as a Singapore-based international entity.
Founded in early 2003, The Gallery of Gnani Arts has been a local and regional trend-setter within its area of research, curation and collection expertise – South Indian contemporary art by masters and international artists. Apart from curating and marketing its primary collection of art by masters and senior artists, the Gallery continues to launch the careers of a selective number of artists from Singapore (where it is based) and from other parts of the globe. Clients of The Gallery of Gnani Arts include the Singapore Art Museum of the National Heritage Board (Singapore) and numerous corporations and individuals in Europe and Southeast Asia.
In the Tamil language, the word ‘Gnani’, pronounced as ‘Niyani’, refers to one who is enlightened, spiritually or intellectually.