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Bhupen Khakhar
(1934 - 2003)

Golden Curtain



The present lot, one of the last works Bhupen Khakhar painted before his death in 2003, is deeply influenced by the Buddhist imagery and culture he encountered on an artists' trip to Sri Lanka earlier that year, and also, perhaps, by his eventual coming to terms with the cancer he was suffering from. "Toward the end of his career as he fought against prostate cancer he painted human bodies that were violated by disease, war and violence,...



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  Lot 52 of 80  

SPRING ART AUCTION
28-29 MARCH 2012

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Winning Bid
Rs 16,69,920
$34,080

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Golden Curtain

Signed and dated in Gujarati (lower left)
2003
Mixed media on paper
35.5 x 31.5 in (90.2 x 80 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Recent Works by Bhupen Khakhar, Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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