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General FAQs

What is Anant Art?

Anant Art is a unique online art gallery that offers affordable, contemporary art from the nation's most acclaimed artists. We are a team of art enthusiasts and entrepreneurs committed to making the art-collecting experience enjoyable, accessible, and enriching

This is a relaunch of Anant Art Gallery which played a significant role in promoting contemporary Asian art and defined new standards in art representation. Anant Art Gallery has not only hosted significant South Asian contemporary artists in 2000s, it also played a crucial role in defining new standards in display, artist residencies and catalogue writing. The enduring values of Anant Art are integrity, quality and service.

Our attempt is to build a new generation of art collectors and patrons by offering them the convenience and flexibility of a virtually curated platform.

For collectors we attempt to provide a positive online experience to make art collecting easy, comfortable and rewarding.

For artists we provide a positive way to build an online presence and reach a global audience of collectors allowing them to focus on their creative art practice.

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What can you buy from Anant Art?

Our collection boasts of carefully selected original fine and contemporary Indian art including paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints (hand made by artists using printmaking techniques like etching, lithograph, wood-cut, lino-cut etc), photographs and video art. All works on Anant Art are signed by the artist.

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Why Anant Art?

  • Features talented, established and emerging artists selected by our art team.
  • Quality artworks selected on the basis of originality, creativity of expression and quality.
  • Our user friendly online platform ensures easy navigation. All the features and functions on www.anantart.net are designed to make it easy to search, discover, and buy high-quality original artwork. You can refine your search by type, style, medium, price, color and more.
  • Extensive information on artists and artworks. Anant Art provides artist profiles and artist statements.
  • Art is our passion and we wish to share this with art lovers and enable them build great collections.
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How do you select your artists?

Anant Art represents talented, emerging and established visual artists. Our artists are expertly selected by the Anant Art team on the basis of originality, creativity, quality of work, skill, artistic exposure and academic qualification. We work with each artist to select work to be showcased, and provide collectors with information about each artist and their body of work. Unlike many other online sites, artists cannot upload their works directly on our website. Our team of experts and advisory reviews their portfolio and recent body of work.

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Is buying art from Anant Art a safe option?

Anant Art offers complete security during transaction for buyers. We provide the tracking details of orders. The artworks on Anant Art are verified by our experts and authenticated by the artists. We provide condition reports and authenticity certificates for each art work. Hence, we assure you a safe, easy and active platform.

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What is an original work?

An original work is a unique one-off piece. Mediums typically include: oil, acrylic, watercolor, etching or pencil.

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What is a limited edition?

A limited edition is a fixed number of identical prints and photographs. The artist uses printmaking techniques like wood-cut, lithographs, etching etc and sets the edition size. When an edition is sold out, it is no longer available. Anant Art does not offer open edition prints.

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I would like something created for me by a particular artist. Is that possible?

For customized recommendations for your collection, art project or special sizing and commissions, please reach out to contact@anantart.net and we do be happy to discuss a special size or potential commission for a new original work with the artist on your behalf. If the artist is agreeable, we will provide the artist creative guidance and ensure your satisfaction with the work. We shall also facilitate the production, payment processing, and shipping to bring the work into your collection.

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I would like suggestions and more information on the artwork I am considering buying. How do I do this?

Please feel free to email our art team at contact@anantart.net or call us at 011-30179515. Our team of experts will guide you through this process.

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Why should I register with Anant Art before buying an artwork?

Registration is a short and simple process before checkout. Registering with us will allow you to:

  • Purchase without entering your personal details on subsequent transactions so your checkout is faster
  • Track your order at My Orders section under My Account
  • Build a wishlist collection which you can access and review
  • Information on new arrivals, curators favourites, Art Hub news on global art trends and more.
  • This will help us to reach out to you with our new arrivals. Please note that you do not have to register to browse the website.
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How long will it take to receive my order?

Artworks will usually arrive within 10-14 business days from the time of order, depending on the origin and destination of the artwork. From time of shipping, the artwork will usually arrive at the buyers destination between 7-10 business days. If the work is shipped internationally it will take 10-14 business days as well as the time it takes to clear customs.

You will receive an email with a tracking number so that you can see exactly when your art will arrive. If you need artwork delivered on a tight deadline, please contact us before placing your order at support@anantart.net so that we can arrange expedited shipping.

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What forms of payment do you accept?

Anant Art currently offers you multiple payment methods to make your purchase by using Visa, MasterCard, EMI and American Express credit/debit cards in India and other countries. We also provide facility to Indian customers to pay through Net Banking and Mobile Wallets. Anant Art’s trusted payment gateway partners use secure encryption technology to keep your transaction details confidential at all times.

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What does the price of the artwork indicated on the website include?

Prices displayed are inclusive of all taxes, duties and handling charges. Shipping is free in India for small and medium sized packages. For large sized works packed in crates there will be an additional charge.

Free shipping is offered only to customers in India.

For International Customers works are shipped on a DDU (Delivery Duty Unpaid) basis, which means product prices displayed are exclusive of all import taxes / duties. As the recipient, you are liable to pay all import duties, custom duty, local Sales/Vat taxes and any other taxes levied by the country in which you are residing or you are importing the product to. Payment of these taxes/duties at the time of delivery is necessary to get the delivery of product from transport/courier agencies.

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Can I cancel an artwork that I order?

The user may be able to cancel the order within 24 hours of order confirmation. Unfortunately, we cannot cancel orders after it crosses the stipulated 24 hour time limit.

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What is your return policy?

Every return request is handled on a case-by-case basis. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchased artwork, please let us know within 24 - 48 hours and we will do our best to resolve the issue.

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What if I purchased an item and it was damaged during shipment?

If you purchased an item and it was damaged during shipment, please contact our representatives who will assist you in the process of resolving your issue.

To contact an Anant Art representative, kindly e-mail us the following information:

  • Your First & Last Name
  • Your Username
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Anant Art order Number

In the unlikely event that your merchandise arrives damaged, you should email us a photo of the damaged product. We would require you to email us about any damaged items in your shipment within 24 - 48 hours of receiving your order to resolve the issue.

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What happens if I forget my password?

If you forget your password you can request for Password Reset by clicking Forgot Password link in the Sign-in page.

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Can I change my username?

Your Anant Art username cannot be changed except in the event of documented legal action (such as trademark infringement) and only at Anant Art’s discretion. For this reason, please take a moment before you choose a username and before you register.

When selecting a username it is important to remember that only one e-mail address may be used with each username. You may not re-use your email address if it is already assigned to your current username.

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