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Meet Our Bloggers

Esther David

Author - Art Critic (Ahmedabad)

Esther David

Esther David received Sahitya Akademi Award and has authored seven novels. Trained as an artist, she was an art critic and columnist for The Times of India, Ahmedabad edition. She was involved with Lalit Kala Akademy and West Zone Cultural Center and made art videos on art education for EMRC with Malti Mehta.

Other Interests : Wild Life Conservation, Sketching, Reading Fiction, Following Studies related to Jewish Life, City-centric issues and the walled city of Ahmedbad

Prof. Ratan Parimoo

Director - L.D. Museum and N.C. Mehta Gallery (Ahmedabad)

Prof. Ratan Parimoo

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 (196691) and as Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts (197581). 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

Shweta Brahmbhatt

Freelance Writer - Art History & Architecture (Vadodara)

Shweta Brahmbhatt

Shweta Brahmbhatt, is an ex-Museum Keeper of Gujarat Museum Society - N.C. Mehta Gallery, Ahmedabad, India. She has pursued her Graduation & Post-Graduation in Art History from Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India. She has 6+ years of functional experience in Art Gallery and Museum Management. She has gained diverse experience in organizing and managing Art activities and a sound knowledge in the field of Art.

Other Interests : Listening Music, Travelling, Jewelry Designing