Feb 8-16 2014, Art Chennai: Gallery Veda @ Shilpa Architects to host Raghu Rai’s India by Raghu Rai on 9th Feb 2014.
Capturing the depth of human emotions has always be the strong point of leading photographer Raghu Rai’s work. His panoramic, wide-angle shots capture complex emotion in frozen instants, portraying moments of deep thought.
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.
In 1971, Rai was awarded the Padmashree, one of India’s highest civilian awards. In 1992, he won global acclaim for his National Geographic cover story “Human Management of Wildlife in India.” Leading magazines and news dailies such has Time, Life, GEO, The New York Times, Sunday Times, Newsweek, The Independent and the New Yorker have published many of Rai’s photo essays.