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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

A Stranger at Gyaniji's Dhaba



Krishen Khanna's art mainly focuses on the figurative: the subject is often that of the subaltern-a term coined by postcolonial critic Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak to denote a class of people that were " ostracised, hapless victims of society" (Gayatri Sinha, Krishen Khanna - A Critical Biography, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2001, pg. 98). In his own life, Khanna was no stranger to political and historical turmoil. His family was one of the...



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  Lot 68 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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$102,000
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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
A Stranger at Gyaniji's Dhaba

Signed in English (lower right and verso)
2006
Oil on canvas
71 x 51 in (180.3 x 129.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From an Important International Collection

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna, Saffronart in association with Osborne Samuel & Berkeley Square Gallery at The Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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