ArtChowk.com began in 2008 as an online gallery and art resource providing a means to artists to show their work through a virtual platform to institutions, collectors and art lovers in other art markets and geographical regions. The site gives background history and critical profiling of the artist along with images of their work. A certificate of authenticity accompanies every artwork.
In October 2009, ArtChowk - The Gallery opened in Karachi. Our curatorial approach is to initiate dialogue through visual art, representing emerging and established artists. Our only criterion is the work and we have had considerable success in bringing fresh voices forward. Collaborations with affiliated galleries allow us to take our artists to a wider audience and exhibit international artists at our gallery. The gallery’s calendar runs throughout the year combining concept-based group shows with solo exhibitions. Going forward, we will also include events involving other art disciplines such as literature, music and cinema.
Through our Consulting and Advisory activities we assist clients with building up their collections both from a curatorial as well as investment point of view. We also source work for them, researching the provenance and whenever possible getting the works authenticated by an independent source.