Lot#10 || Anandmohan Naik (b.1937)
Tempera on paper
9.30 x 9.00 in
₹ 2,000 -
Estate of Arun Kumar Das
Anand Mohan Naik is an unassuming artist whose early works paved the way to abstraction in India. An artist of Goan descent, Naik graduated from Kalabhavan Shantiniketan in 1960. Naik was also closely associated with one of the doyens of Indian Art- Francis Newton Souza who was also a Goan artist and founding member of the Progressive Artists' Group. The versatile artist spent most of his life in Bombay. He worked with Prabhakar Barwe at the Weavers' Service Centre and would often host gatherings at his residence in the evenings with like-minded artists, including Barwe.