Tag: Bhupen Khakhar

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  • Bhupen Khakhar’s painting on homosexuality breaks auction record

    Bhupen Khakhar’s painting on homosexuality breaks auction record

    When Khakhar (1934-2003) first unveiled "Two Men in Benares" in Mumbai in 1986, he became the first Indian artist to freely disclose his sexual orientation through his work.

    June 11, 2019
  • Figuratively personal

    Figuratively personal

    Artist Bhupen Khakhar’s oil paintings were often narrative and autobiographical, with his first exhibited works presenting deities cut from popular prints, glued on mirrors. A review by Aruna Bhowmick

    April 5, 2018