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 12 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Pen on paper pasted on paper

    8.1 x 10.2 in

    $4,170-5,560
    Rs 3,00,000- 4,00,000


    Lot 44 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

    8.4 x 9.3 in

    $8,335-11,115
    Rs 6,00,000- 8,00,000


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    Lot 19 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 20 September 2018

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Sea View from...

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 14.3 in

    Winning bid
    $21,818
    Rs 15,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 47 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on handmade paper

    13.2 x 9.3 in



    USD payement only Lot 48 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11.9 x 9.9 in

    Winning bid
    $9,600
    Rs 6,33,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 94 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Dry pastel on paper

    11.9 x 8.8 in

    Winning bid
    $18,727
    Rs 12,36,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 10 Details

    Modern Masters: No Reserve Art Auction

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Sketchpen on handmade paper pasted on mountboard

    8.7 x 10.4 in

    Winning bid
    $1,946
    Rs 1,24,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 8 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Ink on paper

    View Dimensions

    Winning bid
    $3,165
    Rs 1,99,380
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 17 Details

    Words and Lines

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Graphite on paper

    9.7 x 7.8 in

    Winning bid
    $2,846
    Rs 1,82,160
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 81 Details

    Words and Lines

    Bhupen Khakhar

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    Winning bid
    $1,969
    Rs 1,26,000
    (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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