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- - The Partition of the subcontinent and its aftermath had a deep effect on the young Krishen Khanna, who, in August 1947, was forced to flee the newly created state of Pakistan with his family and thousands of other Hindus.

This epic canvas reflects the sudden and mass exodus of people from Pakistan to India. An inscription on one of Khanna’s early drawings tells the tale of his extended family’s sudden ‘flight from Pakpattan’. “Someone
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KRISHEN KHANNA: A RETROSPECTIVE

ARTWORK DETAILS

  • Krishen Khanna
  • Exodus
  • 2007
  • Oil  on  canvas
  • 72 x 96 in (182.9 x 243.8 cm)
  • From a Private Collection
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative




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