"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

The Indian Expressionist painter, Lanceloté José Belarmino Ribeiro, was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1933 to a long established Goan family.

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Impulsive, Compulsive: The Art of Lancelot Ribeiro at Akara Modern, Mumbai - 11 Jan to 2 Mar 2024

Lancelot Ribeiro was a prolific artist who experimented with a diverse range of styles and mediums over the course of his career. The present exhibition gives a taste of both his longevity and the breadth of his creativity, featuring one oil from the late 1950s, a number of drawings and paintings from his heyday in the 1960s, a series of small format watercolours from the1980s, and larger semi-abstract pieces from the 1990s which involve collage.

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