The Heart of India: Oil paintings by visiting artist Annu Naik on June 18-30

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A painting by Anu Naik | Jhula | Oil on Canvas 34 x 34 Inches | 86.36 x 86.36 Cms | 2004 |

EASTON, MA – India’s award-winning artist Annu Naik is visiting Boston and will hold an exhibition of her paintings: The Heart of India, on June 18-30 at the Ames Free Library in Easton, MA. The event is free and open to all.

A painting by Anu Naik

Naik is a prolific artist of rustic Indian life. Her oil paintings invariably tell charming stories in quietly dramatic earth colors. With more than 50 shows spanning the continents, her works have been acquired by private and corporate collections and have been auctioned by both Sotheby’s and Christie’s.

A 1964 graduate of Mumbai’s J.J. School of Arts, Ms. Naik has been the recipient of multiple awards and honors.

The exhibit will be on view at the Ames Free Library, 53 Main Street, Easton, MA 02356 from Monday, June 18, 2018 through Saturday, June 30, 2018. Please check www.amesfreelibrary.org or call 508.238.2000 for open hours.

You can meet the artist on Saturday, June 23, 2018, 5 pm – 7 pm at Queset House, 51 Main Street, Easton, MA 02356.

Exhibit is free and open to all.

Born in 1943 in Karnataka, Ms. Naik has always admired the human form and has a special knack for painting the rustic rural life of India. She finds it extremely interesting to capture moods and movements of her subjects and she goes far beyond what is usually evident, according to her official bio.

Her use of muted colors along with her use of typical Indian traditional colors in her palettes adds to the beauty of her paintings, which clearly reflect Indian traditions and culture! Naik has exhibited her works in Dubai, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the former West Germany.

Annu Naik lives and works in New Delhi.

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