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Over the span of nearly half a century Raghu Rai has won many national and international awards and accolades including being nominated in 1971 by Henri Cartier Bresson to Magnum Photos. His solo exhibition has travelled worldwide and he has shown in London, Paris, New York, Hamburg, Prague, Tokyo, Zurich and Sydney. His photo essays have appeared in many of the world's leading magazines and newspapers including "Time", "Life", "GEO", "The New York Times", "Sunday Times", "Newsweek", "The Independent," and the "New Yorker".

Raghu Rai currently lives and works in New Delhi.

Awards

1992
Photograph of the Year, USA
1971
Padmashree Award, India

Select Solo Exhibitions
2008
Raghu Rai: A Retrospective – National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India
Raghu Rai: A Retrospective – National Gallery of Modern Mumbai, India
2007
Maestros: Masters of Indian Classical Music, Bodhi Art Singapore, China
Just by the Way – Tasveer, New Delhi, India
Just by the Way – Tasveer, Mumbai, India
Earthscapes – Bodhi Art Singapore, China
2006
Raghu Rai – Tasveer, Kolkata, India
Just by the Way – Tasveer, Bangalor, India
Earthscapes – Bodhi Art Mumbai, India
2002
Raghu Rai's India - A Retrospective – Photofusion, London, UK
Raghu Rai – Sala EFTI, Escuela de Fotografia, Centro de Imagen, Madrid
2001
Raghu Rai's INDIA – Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan
1999
La India – Centro de le Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
1997
Retrospective - National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

Select Group Exhibitions
2008
The Photograph: Painted, Posted and of the Moment – National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai,
and New Delhi, India
Magnum – 60 Years of Photography – Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007
Lens – Bodhi Art Singapore, Singapore, China
India – Public Spaces, Private Spaces – The Newark Museum, Newark, USA
2005
India - Musei Capitolini Centrale Montemartini, Rome, Italy
2005
Bhopal 1984 – 2004 - Melkweg Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2004
Exposure - Drik Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Leica Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Glorious Harvest –Photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection –
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
2003
Exposure: Portrait of a Corporate Crime - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Bhopal - Sala Consiliare, Venice, Italy; Photographic Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
body.city – New Perspectives from India – Haus der Kulturen de Welt, Berlin, Germany
2002
Volkart Foundation, Winterthur, Switzerland

Collection
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Publications
2005
Mother Theresa: A Life of Dedication, Harry N. Abrams, USA
Romance of India, Timeless Books, India
2004
Indira Gandhi: A Living Legacy, Timeless Books, India
Exposure: Portrait Of A Corporate Crime, Greenpeace, Netherlands
2003/04
Saint Mother: A Life Dedicated, Timeless Books, India;
(Mère Teresa), La Martinière, France
2002
Bhopal Gas Tragedy (with Suroopa Mukherjee), Tulika Publishers, India
2001
Raghu Rai's India - A Retrospective, Asahi Shimbun, Japan
2000
Lakshadweep, UT of Lakshadweep, India
Raghu Rai... in his Own Words, Roli Books, India
1998
Man, Metal and Steel, Steel Authority of India, Ltd., India
1997
My Land and Its People, Vadehra Gallery, India
1996
Faith and Compassion: The Life and Work or Mother Teresa, Element Books, USA
1996/01
Dreams of India, Times Editions, Singapore/Greenwich, UK
1994
Raghu Rai's Delhi, Indus/Harper Collins, India
1991
Khajuraho, Time Books International, India
1990/91
Tibet in Esilio, Mondadori, Italy; (Tibet in Exile), Chronicle Books, USA
1990
Delhi and Agra (with Lai Kwok Kin and Nitin Rai), Hunter Publications, Inc., USA
1989
Calcutta, Time Books International, India
1988
Dreams of India, Time Books International, Singapore; (L'Inde), Arthaud, France
1986/87
Taj Mahal, Times Editions, Singapore; Robert Laffont, France; Rizzoli Publications, USA
1985
Indira Gandhi (with Pupul Jayakar), Lustre Press, India
1984
The Sikhs, Lustre Press, India
1983
Delhi: A Portrait, Delhi Tourist Development Corporation/Oxford University Press,
India/UK
1974
A Day in the life of Indira Gandhi, Nachiketa Publications, India

 

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