Born in 1982 in West Bengal, India, Anjan Modak is a noted contemporary painter based in Kolkata. He studied painting at Rabindra Bharati University, graduating in 2009. He has been the subject of two solo shows, ‘Fragmented Life’ (2020) and ‘Black, White and More’ (2016), held at Emami Art, Kolkata and a duo show, Between the Self and Silhouettes, curated by Adip Dutta at Emami Art (Kolkata, 2022). In addition, his work has been featured in numerous significant group exhibitions at Emami Art (Kolkata, 2021); Tamarind Art Gallery (New York, 2008, 2010); Habitat Foundation (New Delhi, 2008); CIMA Gallery (Kolkata, 2017, 2019); ICCR (Kolkata, 2014); among many others.  


His exhibition of over twenty-five paintings, ‘The Common Man,’ was shown at the India Art Fair (New Delhi, 2020).  


Anjan Modak’s works are part of major private collections in India and abroad. 


He lives and works in Kolkata.