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G Ravinder Reddy
(1956)

Devi



Ravinder Reddy's monumental "Devi" head is a striking combination of tradition and kitsch. The painted, embellished, decorated fibreglass sculpture of a woman's head gazing out with eyes wide open is at once shocking and intriguing, familiar and disconcerting. Familiar perhaps, because it harkens back to the iconic form of the Goddess, revisited by Egyptian, Greek and Hindu civilizations since antiquity. Disconcerting, because it fits more...



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  Lot 62 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,70,00,000
$415,385

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

G Ravinder Reddy
Devi

1998
Synthetic polymer paint and gold leaf on polyester resin fiberglass
Height: 111.5 in (283.2 cm)
Width: 91 in (231.1 cm)
Depth: 94.5 in (240 cm)

EXHIBITED
Private Mythologies, The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, 1998
Biennale de Lyon (charge de mission Inde), 2000
Monumantal Sculptures, Deitch Projects, New York, 8 September-27 September 2001
Popular Cultures, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, 7 June-2 September 2001
Devi, Sackler Museum, Washington DC, 4 November 2001-17 March 2002
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, December 2006
New Delhi New Wave, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, 22 November 2007-12 January 2008

PUBLISHED
Jerome Neutres ed., New Delhi New Wave, Bologna: Damiani Editore, 2007, cover and pp. 34, 37, 41 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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