Ratnadeep Adivrekar


Ratnadeep Gopal Adivrekar, born 1974, grew up in Mumbai, India, he received first class in BFA from Sir J.J. School of Arts in 1997.  He is recipient of several prestigious awards like ‘The Governors Prize’, ‘The Harmony Award’ for Best Emerging Artist, ‘Bendre-Hussain Scholarship’ and most recently honoured with ‘MVUVM Award’ for Achievement in the field of Art. Amongst his important Solos include ‘I know you from tomorrow’ at IF.BE­ Mumbai; ‘8 Stories’ in Berlin; 'The Golden Ear - A Tribute to Wagner' at Deutsch Oper Berlin; ‘Discourses of Prismatic Truths’ at Pavillon du Centanarie/Arcelor Mittal Museum, Luxembourg, 2011; ‘Allegories of Talking Road’ at Galerie Sylvia Bernhardt, Germany, 2010; ‘Proverb In/ter/ventions’ at The NUS Museum, Singapore, 2009. Other selected Group exhibitions include: Power of Peace’, UNESCO 2nd Global Forum, Bangkok, Thailand, 2009, ‘Imprints’ The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2007,  ‘Indian Art’ Lasalle-SIA College of Art, Sculpture Square Gallery, Singapore, 2006, ‘Indian Contemporary Art’, Chelsea Art College, U.K. 2006 and Ao~rta Project, BBK Kunst Forum, Dusseldorf and Ausstellungshalle Innenhafen, Duisburg, Germany 2001. Notably, Asian Art News, Art and Deal and Indian Contemporary Art Journal have all critically appraised his work.  He has curated projects for Bombay Art Society & Kochi Muziris Biennale 2017. Recently Ratnadeep along with German Sculptor Wolf completed an art film titled ‘Shipsoul’ documenting salvaging ship parts from Alang in Gujarat and making into a Sculpture. He recently executed Land Art Project in Varvara, Bulgaria.

Defying coherent definitions, Ratnadeep Gopal Adivrekar has upraised methodologies and subject matters alike throughout his artistic oeuvre, where he synergises metaphors from various contradictory or unpredicted sources, both historical and contemporary. The use of varied materials and techniques in his works is a testimony to his artistic multiplicity, underlined with a consistent resistance to any form of classification.

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48 x 60 inches

Oil on Canvas


48 x 60 inches

Acrylic on Canvas