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Born 1942, Jhhang (currently Pakistan)

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.

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 – New Perspectives from India – Haus der Kulturen de Welt, Berlin, Germany
2002 Volkart Foundation, Winterthur, Switzerland

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

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,
1974 A Day in the life of Indira Gandhi, Nachiketa Publications, India