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 47 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    06-07 June 2017

    Bhupen Khakhar

    His Last Days of ...

    Watercolour on paper

    42.7 x 49 in

    $93,750-125,000
    Rs 60,00,000- 80,00,000

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    Lot 5 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on tracing paper

    48.8 x 48.2 in

    Winning bid
    $21,818
    Rs 14,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 89 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-01 Dec 2016

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Sketchpen on paper

    10.1 x 12.2 in





    Lot 28 Details

    Evening Sale | Live, New Delhi
    08 September 2016

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11.5 x 15.4 in

    Winning bid
    $15,455
    Rs 10,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 32 Details

    Art and Collectibles Online Auction
    27-28 July 2016

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled (Kanpur)

    Watercolour on paper

    10.3 x 8.4 in

    Winning bid
    $8,018
    Rs 5,29,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Showing 4 of 11 works

    Lot 11 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    10.2 x 8.2 in

    Winning bid
    $2,849
    Rs 1,90,860
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 59 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    8.5 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,900
    Rs 2,61,300
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 35 Details

    No Reserve Art Auction

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Imphal

    Pencil on paper

    8.3 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $1,209
    Rs 79,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 80 Details

    No Reserve Art Auction

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled (Two...

    Pen on paper pasted on paper

    8.1 x 10.1 in

    Winning bid
    $1,386
    Rs 91,476
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 234 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

    15 x 11 in






    Lot 235 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    16.1 x 12.2 in






    Lot 236 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    4 Figures

    Watercolour on paper

    10 x 14 in






    Lot 237 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Milan Airport

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 15 in









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