The Shimmer of the Self: Dilip Ranade, Recent Paintings
GET: a look at recent paintings by renowned artist Dilip Ranade
IN: Pundole Art Gallery, 369, Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Mumbai 400001
ON: January 13 preview from 6 pm to 8 pm, On view till Saturday January 29, 2011, Gallery hours are 11 am to 6:30 pm, Closed on Sundays and public holidays
IT: is work in which simple and unassuming everyday objects take on a strange symbolism, standing for so much more than anyone could imagine.
“Dilip Ranade’s recent works – mixed-media paintings, drawings and sculptures – explore an intriguing area of consciousness. This is the area where our impressions of the material present, having been formed against the intimations of the psychological past, suddenly assume the strength and significance of revelations.” - Ranjit Hoskote, 1999.
About the artist: Dilip G Ranade was born in Mumbai in 1950. He received a diploma in drawing and painting from the Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai in 1971 and has since participated in several group shows in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore and has also shown his work in solo shows at the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai.
Ranade also enjoys teaching, and delivers lectures and slide shows on “Portraiture” as well as “Techniques of Diorama Making” at major Art Universities and Institutes in the country.