Artist Profile

Born in Nagpur in 1969, Anant Joshi did his BFA and MFA from the JJ School of Art, Mumbai. In 1998 he did “Biographical Coins” a site specific works at Thane, and then in 1999 had a solo exhibition “Mukhota” of his works at Gallery Chemould, Mumbai. Since 1994 he has participated in several residencies and group shows across the country and abroad, including “Monsoon Show” by Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (1994), “The Mumbai Metaphor” curated by Anupa Mehta, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai (2000), “Kitsch Kitsch Hota Hai” curated by Madhu Jain, by Gallery Espace, New Delhi (2001), “Debt” curated by Nancy Adjania, Guild Gallery (2002), “Open Studios” Rijksakademia, Amsterdam (2002-03), “Body City” curated by Geeta Kapur at the House of World Cultures, Berlin (2003), “Prix De Rome”. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2004), “Have Me Met”, Japan Art Foundation, Tokyo (2004), “Bombay Boys”, Palette Art Gallery (2004), “Are we like this only”, Lalit Kala Academie (2005), Dialogues, Anant Art Gallery (2005) New Delhi. Anant lives and works in Mumbai.