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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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    USD payement only Lot 51 Details

    Summer Online Auction 22-23 June 2022

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Mixed media on ceramic

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    Winning bid
    $8,400
    Rs 6,46,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 26 Details

    Spring Live Auction: Modern Indian Art 6 April 2022

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on handmade paper pasted on mount board

    22 x 30 in

    Winning bid
    $76,800
    Rs 57,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 44 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Introduction of...

    Mixed media and collage on board

    67.5 x 59.5 in



    Lot 62 Details

    Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mount board

    9 x 12.25 in



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    Lot 52 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 April 2022

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Graphite on paper

    10.5 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $2,804
    Rs 2,07,480
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 51 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays: Prints Edition 29 March 2022

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

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    Winning bid
    $6,120
    Rs 4,52,880
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 86 Details

    Art and Poetry: Books Auction 2 March 2021

    Visit to Sri Lanka   by   Bhupen Khakhar

    Winning bid
    $2,570
    Rs 1,85,040
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 25 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 February 2021

    Bhupen Khakhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    10.5 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,732
    Rs 1,24,680
    (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 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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