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Broken Dialogue XVIII.  2002
Acrylic on canvas
130 x 152 cm

Broken Dialogue.  2002
Acrylic on canvas
122 x 152 cm


Jagath Ravindra was born in 1963 in Madampe, Puttlam district. He received a BFA from theInstitute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, and went on to exhibit in Sri Lanka, India and Bangaladesh. He has held seven very successful solo shows and participated in many group exhibitions. His work has garnered numerous awards, and received state recognition.

Jagath Ravindra is employed as a senior art director at a leading advertising company. He is also a visiting lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya and at the Institute of Aesthetic Studies of the same University.

His paintings of ‘silent figures’ and 'Broken Dialogues' depict the Sri lankan soul in isolation, ostracised and withdrawn from all social pressures.