Prof. Ian Ritchie CBE RA
Too Many Fat Cats in the World, 2019
Etching, 35 x 47.7 x 2 cm
Stretchy Cat, 2019
Etching, 34.2 x 44.2 x 2
Ian Ritchie established Ian Ritchie Architects in London and co-founded the design-engineering firm Rice Francis Ritchie in Paris. His architectural practice has designed landmarks throughout Europe, including the glass towers of Madrid's Reina Sofia Art Centre, the Leipzig Glass Hall, Spire of Dublin, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour at UCL, and the Royal Academy of Music Opera Theatre and Recital Hall. He has written several books and poetry, and his etchings, prints and sculpture are held in public and private collections. In 2000 Ritchie was awarded a CBE. He was elected to the Royal Academy in 1998 and to Berlin's Akademie der Künste in 2013.