Ravinder Reddy Indian, b. 1956
Born in 1956 in Suryapet, Andhra Pradesh, Ravinder Reddy completed a bachelor’s of fine arts in sculpture and a master’s of arts in creative sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, among other short diploma courses.
He was one of the first contemporary Indian artists to draw critical attention in America following his show at Deitch Projects in 2001. He appears in collections such as that of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; the Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts, USA; Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan; Frank Cohen Collection, UK; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, USA; and the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia; in addition to attracting attention at various international contemporary art auctions.
He has participated in several solo exhibitions, including Grosvenor Vadehra, London; the Bose Pacia Gallery, New York; Le Jardin d’Acclimation, Paris; the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA; and the Sackler Gallery, Washington D.C. His works have also been exhibited in various group shows, including Aicon Gallery, New York (2014, 2012 and 2010); Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (2014, 2012 and 2011); Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi (2012); the Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA (2011); Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA (2011); among others.
The artist lives and works in Hyderabad.
Ravinder Reddy | SomaD-40 Defence Colony, New Delhi 24 January - 20 February 2020In an exhibition titled SOMA, world-renowned artist and sculptor Ravinder Reddy exhibits his extensive collection of nude sculptures crafted over several years. Soma, meaning ‘body’ in Greek and ‘nectar’ in Sanskrit, is a discursive blend of value and affect, with Eastern and Western connotations resounding in both Reddy’s ideological and...