Dilip Ranade 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. Being extremely interested in Museology, Ranade wanted to further his studies in this field, and received the Indo-US subcommission grant to do this in 1984. This artist worked with the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, formerly the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai, as curator of its collection of European paintings. 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.
In this session conducted in Marathi, the participants reflected on the emergence of a specifically abstraction-oriented artistic practice in the Mumbai context, associated chiefly with the artist and educator Shankar Palshiker, and its prominence from the 1960s through the 1990s.The…MORE DETAILS