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Bhupen Khakhar
(1934 - 2003)

Introduction of Hindu Temple II



In the 1960s, Bhupen Khakhar moved to Baroda to study Arts Criticism at the Faculty of Fine Arts at M S University. Around this time, Baroda had become the centre for contemporary Indian art, and the city would prove crucial to Khakhar's development as an artist. In this rich artistic environment, Khakhar was exposed to the legacy of the Baroda School of artists, including G R Santosh, K G Subramanyan, N S Bendre and Jyoti Bhatt. He also met...



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  Lot 95 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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Bhupen Khakhar
Introduction of Hindu Temple II

Inscribed 'Bhupen Khakhar' (lower left); inscribed 'Introduction of Hindu Temple II' (on the reverse)
Mixed media and collage on board
67.25 x 59.5 in (171.1 x 151.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Jeram Patel
Acquired from the above
Private Collection, Gujarat

PUBLISHED:
Madhu Rye ed., Kesuda, 66-67, Calcutta: Gujarati Sahitya Kala Mandal, 1966, p.138 (illustrated)
Remembering Bhupen, Vadodara: Sarjan Art Gallery, 2015 (illustrated, cover page)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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