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Krishen Khanna
The Anatomy Lesson


- - “The return to the prone figure seen in The Card Players or The Game… now has in The Anatomy Lesson… a more menacing cast. It is the military figures in peaked hats, in The Game and the Che painting that recall Nazi militiamen. The subject of their study [here] however, is a human figure, prone in a pale shroud, like a corpse readied for vivisection. The near monochromatic treatment, the hard-edged rendering of the figures, emphasizes the extreme
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KRISHEN KHANNA: A RETROSPECTIVE

ARTWORK DETAILS

  • Krishen Khanna
  • The Anatomy Lesson
  • 1972
  • Oil  on  canvas
  • 36 x 69 in (91.4 x 175.3 cm)
  • From the Collection of ACG Worldwide
  • PUBLISHED:
    Krishen Khanna - A Critical Biography, Gayatri Sinha, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2001
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative




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