Bhupen Khakhar


Bhupen Khakhar is remembered as an iconoclast and a maverick, a man who never did what was expected, and who was open about his views on everything – from social sectarianism to his own homosexuality, all of which are reflected in his works. Born in 1934, Khakhar began his career in art fairly late in life, at the age of 38. Then a practicing chartered accountant, he joined the M.S. University at Baroda to study art criticism in his late...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1986 Asian Cultural Council Starr Fellowship, New York
  • 1984 Padma Shri, Government of India
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    Lot 32 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    Sep 10, 2015

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Procession

    Acrylic on paper

    43 x 43 in

    $76,925-107,695
    Rs 50,00,000- 70,00,000

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    Lot 33 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    Sep 10, 2015

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour, pen and pencil on paper

    8.5 x 10 in

    $6,155-9,235
    Rs 4,00,000- 6,00,000

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    Lot 19 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    9 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $5,796
    Rs 3,59,352
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 29 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Sketchpen on paper

    8.5 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $3,168
    Rs 1,96,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 55 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    8 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $1,956
    Rs 1,21,272
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 4 Details

    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Acrylic on paper

    17 x 23 in

    Winning bid
    $43,279
    Rs 26,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Lot 13 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mountboard

    10 x 13.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,075
    Rs 1,30,712
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 37 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

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    Winning bid
    $1,020
    Rs 64,260
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 63 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

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    Winning bid
    $900
    Rs 56,700
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 46 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Sketchpen on paper

    10.5 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,412
    Rs 2,14,980
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 234 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

    15 x 11 in






    Lot 235 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    16.1 x 12.2 in






    Lot 236 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    4 Figures

    Watercolour on paper

    10 x 14 in






    Lot 237 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Milan Airport

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 15 in






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    Bhupen Khakhar

    Soliloquoy

    Archival inkjet on paper

    17 x 24 in

    $968
    Rs 62,900




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    Bhupen Khakhar

    Memories

    Archival inkjet on paper

    16 x 17 in

    $814
    Rs 52,900






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