Mohan Samant Box Set

This box set of two volumes presents a comprehensive overview of Samant’s life and work.

Also included are essays on Samant’s place in the development of modernism in post-Independence India, a chronological survey of the styles, techniques and themes employed by the artist, and analyses of the media and techniques he utilized. Published in association with Abraham Joel, New York, and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai. With an introduction by Ranjit Hoskote and additional contributions from Abhijeet Gondkar, Virginia Kaycoff, Sharad Ghamande, Barbara Bertieri, Abraham Joel and Judith Wink.

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Mohan Samant: Painting (Volume 1)

Previously available only in the box set, this volume, which concentrates on Samant’s paintings, is now available separately.

Published in association with Abraham Joel, New York, and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai. ¬†Contains acknowledgements by Abraham Joel; introduction by Ranjit Hoskote; “Meeting Mohan” by Judith Wink, “Notes on Mohan’s Art” by Barbara Bertieri; “Ode to a Genius” by Sharad Ghamande; “The First Patrons: Laying the Groundwork for Modernism in India” by Abhijeet Gondkar and Virginia Kaycoff; “Mohan Samant (1924-2004)” by Marcella Sirhandi (biography, styles, techniques and themes); “Mohan Samant: Individualism and Context” by Jeffrey Wechsler; “Media, Objects and Techniques Used by Mohan Samant: Notes on the Artist’s Techniques” by Barbara Bertieri and Abraham Joel; “Imaging of Mohan Samant Paintings” by Sharad Ghamande; and press releases related to Samant’s career.

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Mohan Samant: Erotic Sketchbooks (Volume 2)

Previously available only in the box set, this volume, which concentrates on Samant’s sketches, is now available separately.

Contains four sketchbooks plus loose drawings. Published in association with Abraham Joel, New York, and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.

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