Sanjay Kapoor

Owner of Kapoor Galleries Inc.

Sanjay Kapoor- Board Member of the Business Council for Legal


Meet Sanjay Kapoor, the Owner of Kapoor Assets Inc., and a prominent member of the International Trade Council's Business Council Leaders. With a lifelong dedication to art and an exceptional career in international trade, Sanjay's story is one of passion, expertise, and vision.

For over four decades, Sanjay has been at the helm of Kapoor Galleries Inc., a renowned institution that has played a pivotal role in educating the public about Ancient and Classical Fine Arts of India and the Himalayas. His commitment to nurturing interest in Indian art among collectors and institutions has been unwavering.

Under Sanjay's leadership, Kapoor Galleries has cultivated strong client-dealer relationships, earning the trust, respect, and loyalty of those they serve. Their contributions have guided the formation of some of the most significant public and private art collections of the 20th century. As an arbiter of connoisseurship in the field, Kapoor Galleries Inc. holds a distinguished position, safeguarding top-quality bronzes, sculptures, miniatures, and thangkas. Many of these remarkable pieces now reside in major museums, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Sanjay Kapoor's journey through the art industry has been marked by evolution and adaptation. The industry underwent a dramatic transformation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, reshaping its landscape in unprecedented ways. Sanjay understands the challenges posed by issues of provenance and geopolitical complexities, which are pivotal in the art trade.

Looking forward, Sanjay envisions a future with more stringent provenance requirements, driven by the changing dynamics of the art world. He is particularly excited about the potential of artificial intelligence to revolutionize the industry, offering new possibilities and insights.

Sanjay Kapoor's advice for those venturing into the art industry is a testament to his wisdom and experience. He emphasizes the importance of passion and perseverance, understanding that setbacks are an inevitable part of any journey to success. Drawing inspiration from major dealers and auction houses, Sanjay continues to inspire the next generation of professionals in the field.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Sanjay Kapoor enjoys a diverse range of hobbies and interests, adding depth to his dynamic personality. His journey is not just about art; it's a story of dedication, expertise, and a vision for the future of international trade. Sanjay Kapoor continues to make a significant impact in the industry, shaping its course for generations to come.