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"I strive for something iconic and monumental that transcends the boundaries of culture, nature and geography." - RAVINDER REDDY

Ravinder Reddy's Devi is a striking combination of tradition and kitsch, referencing the various iconic forms of the Goddess since antiquity. Taking from the canon of classical Indian sculpture, the gold and red tones are reminiscent of the painted wooden images seen in South Indian temples....



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  Lot 71 of 80  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, NEW DELHI
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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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: Contemporary Art from India, Tokyo: The Japan Foundation Asia Center, 17 October - 29 November 1998
Partage d'Exotismes, Lyon: 5th Biennale de Lyon, 27 June - 24 September 2000
Popular Cultures, Pittsburg: The Andy Warhol Museum, 7 June - 2 September 2001
Monumantal Sculptures, New York: Deitch Projects, 8 September - 27 September 2001
Devi, Washington, DC: Sackler Museum, 4 November 2001- 17 March 2002
New Delhi New Wave, Milan: Primo Marella Gallery, 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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