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- - “A large part of Khanna’s paintings emerge from the recesses of memory, often appearing like serial contemplations on the same subject”. One of Khanna’s meditations on death, “…is an evocation from the scribe. Like the bandwallah or the card player, the scribe is usually depicted as a solitary figure. Crouched on his haunches behind a takht, an Indian style desk, pouring over his manuscript or book of accounts, he brings an air of intimacy to bea
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KRISHEN KHANNA: A RETROSPECTIVE

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  • Krishen Khanna
  • Scribe
  • 1989
  • Oil  on  canvas
  • 21 x 14.5 in (53.3 x 36.8 cm)
  • From the Collection of Karan Khanna
  • PUBLISHED:
    The Embrace of Love, Gayatri Sinha, Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, 2005
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative




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