Ben Uri Gallery & Museum launches new virtual exhibition of Indian Artists

'Midnight's Family: 70 years of Indian Artists in Britain' launched today at the Ben Uri Gallery & Museum
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"I twist and turn, curve and straighten often without aim or result. Just an escape, an escapist thing into painting impulsively, compulsively, endlessly, tired, tirelessly, with or without joy."
Lancelot Ribeiro


Ben Uri Gallery & Museum launches 'Midnight's Family: 70 Years of Indian Artists in Britain' exhibition

October 12, 2020
This timely exhibition which coincides with the date of Indian Independence (declared at midnight on 15 August 1947) addresses the representation of Indian immigrant artists (both first and second generation) working in Britain for more than 70 years. It is part of the ongoing series of exhibitions and the focus of the ‘Ben Uri Research Unit for the Study of the Immigrant and Jewish Contribution to the Visual Arts in Britain Since 1900'...
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South Asian Modern Art 2020

July 25, 2020
The Grosvenor Gallery’s ‘South Asian Modern Art 2020’ exhibition (23 July – 14 August 2020) is currently on show. A PDF catalogue and video walk through of the works on show is available through the gallery’s website. Viewing at the gallery is by appointment.
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On Art UK 'The Roots of the Indian Artists' Collectives'

September 16, 2019
Four young Indian painters, meeting at a North London address, established the informal grouping of the IPC in 1963. Gajanan Baghwat, Yashwant Mali, Lancelot Ribeiro and Ibrahim Wagh (former members of the Bombay Art Society), were soon joined by Balraj Khanna and S. V. Rama Rao. They would create the first artistic body of its kind outside of India...
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On Art UK 'Lancelot Ribeiro: the anatomy of three paintings'

April 22, 2019
Three paintings, by painter Lancelot Ribeiro (1933-2010), have entered London’s Burgh House & Hampstead Museum collection. The first, a miniature ‘oil and PVA’ townscape (1964), has been acquired for the House with Art Fund support...
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