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Bhupen Khakhar
(1934 - 2003)

Introduction of Hindu Temple II



“When I feel I’m telling the truth, then there is no restraint.” – BHUPEN KHAKHAR

Bhupen Khakhar’s artistic practice was deeply influenced by his time in Baroda, to where he had moved in the early 1960s to study art criticism. Here, with the help of Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, who Khakhar was friends with, he was exposed to the legacy of the Baroda School of artists, including G R Santosh, K G Subramanyan, N S Bendre and Jyoti...



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  Lot 44 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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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
67.5 x 59.75 in (171.5 x 151.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Jeram Patel
Acquired from the above
Private Collection, Vadodara

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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