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 81 Details

    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

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    Lot 22 Details

    WORKS ON PAPER 8-9 April 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11.75 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $16,332
    Rs 12,08,568
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 50 Details

    WORKS ON PAPER 8-9 April 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Pencil on paper

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    Lot 73 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Bhupen Khakhar

    His Last Days of ...

    Watercolour on paper

    42 x 47.75 in



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    Lot 5 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 1 September 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Tulsi Baug Mandir

    Ink and pen on paper

    13 x 10.75 in

    Winning bid
    $4,488
    Rs 3,27,600
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    Lot 26 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 1 September 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Study for the...

    Pencil on paper

    10.5 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,830
    Rs 3,52,560
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    Lot 9 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 26 May 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

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    Winning bid
    $6,752
    Rs 4,99,680
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    Lot 15 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 21-22 January 2020

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Sketch pen on paper pasted on cardboard

    11 x 12.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,015
    Rs 2,14,080
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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 x 12.25 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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