Director - L.D. Museum and N.C. Mehta Gallery (Ahmedabad)
Ratan Parimoo has a Ph.D. from M.S. University, Baroda, where he also taught for 34 years, serving as Head of the Department of Art History and Aesthetics (1966-91) and as Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts (1975-81). Among his numerous publications are Paintings of the Three Tagores (1973) , republished in expanded version as Art of Three Tagores: From Revival to Modernity (2010), and Historical Development of Contemporary Indian Art (2009). Since 2007 he has been the Director of the L.D. Museum and N.C. Mehta Art Gallery, Ahmedabad. He has completed the N.C. Mehta Collection Vol.I, Gujarati School and Jaina Manuscript Paintings in 2010, and Vol.II, Rajasthani, Central Indian, Pahari and Mughal Paintings, in 2013.
Other Interests : Reading, Listening Music, Painting