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Bhupen Khakhar
Cruelty to Woman


Cruelty to Woman epitomises Bhupen Khakhar's concerns with violence in society. Without resorting to visual metaphors or euphemism, Khakhar forces the viewer to confront brutality. "He was unafraid to show wounds, be it physical, psychological or social... Bhupen Khakhar was drawing real people and real bodies. They are not constructed images." (Geeta Kapur quoted in the Hindustan Times, 14 February 2016, online)

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  Lot 33 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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$8,400
Rs 5,54,400

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Bhupen Khakhar
Cruelty to Woman
Signed and dated in Gujarati and inscribed 'Cruelty to Woman' (lower right)
1996
Watercolour and ink on paper
16 x 12.25 in (40.5 x 31 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Netherlands

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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