Over the last
forty years, Ravi Paranjape has built a wide
reputation as a magical realist. Ravi’s
creative pursuit has been a journey of achieving
break throughs. Thus the magic of his realism
emanates primarily from his constant aesthetic
No wonder Ravi’s
innovative exploits in colour and composition portray
his intelligent and intense emotional response to reality.
The journey continued only to reveal Ravi’s innermost
talent as a painter. His contribution to the world of
illustrations, architectural renderings and portraiture
was singularly underlined when he received the CAG HALL
OF FAME Award from the Communication Arts Guild in 1995.
He received the coveted Dayavati Modi award conferred
by the Dayavati Modi Foundation for Art, Culture and
Education in 1996. The other recipients of the award
include Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Rev. Mother Teresa,
eminent vocalist Pandit Jasraj, noted composer and gazal
singer Jagjit Singh.
Ravi Paranjape's work has been admired and collected
by art lovers around the globe.