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Summer Auction 2008> Artwork Details > In Search of an Ancestor by Krishen Khanna

Born in 1925 in Lahore Krishen Khanna worked as a banker after returning from his schooling in England. Khanna only turned to painting following ...with unpredictable regularity. Krishen Khanna has tended to engage with his subjects as if in an extended and somewhat unstructured conversation between old


Spring Auction 2005> Artwork Details > Untitled by J Swaminathan

are about to reveal themselves but never quite do so.' (Krishen Khanna J. Swaminathan Contemporary Indian Art Series Lalit Kala Akademi 1995


Auction May 2006> Artwork Details > Doubting Thomas and Jesus by Krishen Khanna

This moment where doubt ends and belief begins in the resurrection of Christ for Thomas the Apostle is depicted literally by Krishen Khanna ...of God but the persecuted figure within an oppressive system.” (Gayatri Sinha Krishen Khanna The Embrace of Love Mapin Publishing 2005 p.171820


Auction May 2006> Artwork Details > Untitled by Krishen Khanna

From the mid 1960’s Krishen Khanna developed an image of the Pieta that he was to revisit throughout his career. The variations in styles ...protests the persecution of her exhausted son.” (Gayatri Sinha Krishen Khanna The Embrace of Love Mapin Publishing Pvt Ltd 2005 p.25 30


Auction 2003 (May)> Artwork Details > The Yellow Sign by J Swaminathan

which fashioned them and end up by dispensing with it altogether." (Krishen Khanna monograph on J. Swaminathan Lalit Kala series of Contemporary


Auction 2003 (May)> Artwork Details > Problems of Bandwallas by Krishen Khanna

"Krishen Khanna has long been preoccupied with the theme of labour and its relationship to grace and oppression he has graphed it across musicians and saints but also across such proletarian or disenfranchised individuals as highway truckers soldiers political agitators and bandwallahs." (Ranjit


Summer Auction 2007> Artwork Details > A Season of Watermelons by Krishen Khanna

Originally a banker from Lahore Krishen Khanna only turned to painting after he came into contact with the Progressive Artists` Group in Bombay ...of renewed interest that recur with unpredictable regularity. Krishen Khanna has tended to engage with his subjects as if in an extended and somewhat


Summer Online Auction> Artwork Details > Rear View by Krishen Khanna

Actively engaging with urban India several of Krishen Khanna’s canvases explore the lives of subaltern subjects marginalized in the bustle of daily city life. In his Truck series of paintings to which the present lot belongs “…he depicts the hard life of rural migrant labourers who form


Auction 2004 (December)> Artwork Details > Untitled by J Swaminathan

with the passage of a sign on its way to becoming a symbol. " (p. 4 & 5 Krishen Khanna J. Swaminathan Contemporary Indian Art Series Lalit Kala Akademi


Auction 2004 (May)> Artwork Details > Untitled by J Swaminathan

it as it were in a universe of mystery and wonder creating images which are about to reveal themselves but never quite do so." (p. 2 Krishen Khanna J.


Auction 2003 (December)> Artwork Details > Untitled by J Swaminathan

with the laws of the physical world. The arena of painting was its own unique universe in which the impossible is credible." (p. 2 Krishen Khanna J.


Summer Auction 2008> Artwork Details > Untitled by J Swaminathan

independence fellow artist Krishen Khanna writes “[Swaminathan] talked and wrote about the importance of the numenous image at a time when most artists were ...with narrative and didactic paintings no matter how well they were painted. For him they lacked the mysterious realms of poetry” (Krishen Khanna J.


Auction Dec 06> Artwork Details > Lalaji and his Brass at Gyaniji`s Dhhaba by Krishen Khanna

Starting out as a banker in Lahore Krishen Khanna began to paint as an after-work hobby and exhibited his work intermittently through the 1940’s ...” (Gayatri Sinha Krishen Khanna the embrace of love Mapin Publishing 2005. p.10) The importance of this work derives from its reflective view on the artists


Auction 2004 (May)> Artwork Details > Bandwalla by Krishen Khanna

in the formal and contemplative rather than figural aspects of his subject." (p. 113 Gayatri Sinha Krishen Khanna Vadehra Art Gallery 2001) Khanna`s ... In the 1970s Khanna`s aesthetic moved away from images of death violence and oppression to the less overtly political portrayal of bandwallas.


Summer Auction 2008> Artwork Details > Untitled by J Swaminathan

is itself symbolic of the act of painting itself” (Krishen Khanna J. Swaminathan Lalit Kala Akademi New Delhi 1995 unpaginated


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