Ben Uri Gallery acquires a Townscape and King Lear by Ribeiro

We are delighted to announce Ben Uri Gallery has acquired two oil paintings by Ribeiro which will feature in their upcoming spring exhibition
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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 acquires two paintings by Ribeiro

April 30, 2022
Ahead of their upcoming spring 2022 exhibition 'Fresh Paint: New Acquisitions and Long-Term Loans, we are pleased to announce the Ben Uri Gallery has acquired two paintings by Lancelot Ribeiro; a Townscape, 1962 and King Lear, 1964.
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Kiran Nadar Museum of Art acquires artworks by Ribeiro

March 25, 2022
To mark this acquisition by KNMA and Tate, the Grosvenor Gallery are featuring Lancelot Ribeiro in their Viewing Room until 27 June 2021. Two works are currently on display at the gallery as part of their 2021 South Asian Modern Art exhibition.‍
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Tate acquires artworks by Ribeiro

March 25, 2022
To mark the recent acquisitions by Tate of artworks by Lancelot Ribeiro (1933-2010), the Grosvenor Gallery will be celebrating the artist in their Viewing Room from 2 June 2021. Two works by Ribeiro are included in their upcoming exhibition South Asian Modern Art 2021, taking place at Grosvenor Gallery in London from 4 – 26 June 2021; opening on Friday 4 June, to coincide with the inaugural London Gallery Weekend.‍
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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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