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Krishen Khanna
The Old Story Teller


- - “The image of the storyteller as a fabulist traces back to Krishen Khanna’s early childhood. To all families, like his own which suffered the ravages of the partition of India, the accumulation of family and community narratives of loss and survival became like a bank of stories, shared and adapted over the years. In Khanna’s case, the narrator, however, had much earlier antecedents in his early childhood in Lahore, with its rich syncretic cultur
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KRISHEN KHANNA: A RETROSPECTIVE

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  • Krishen Khanna
  • The Old Story Teller
  • 1989
  • Oil  on  canvas
  • 80 x 80 in (203.2 x 203.2 cm)
  • From the Kiran Nadar Collection
  • PUBLISHED:
    Krishen Khanna, A Critical Biography, Gayatri Sinha, Vadehra Art Gallery,New Delhi, 2001
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative




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