Bhupen Khakhar  (Indian, 1934-2003) 


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Bhupen Khakhar, Intimacy


Bhupen Khakhar
Grosvenor Gallery
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Bhupen Khakhar, Buffalo Among Flower Bed


Bhupen Khakhar
Buffalo Among Flower Bed, 1969-1970
oil on canvas


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Bhupen Khakhar, Untitled


Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled, 1984
watercolor and ink on paper


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Bhupen Khakhar, Hell


Bhupen Khakhar
Hell, 1992
watercolor on paper


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1934   Born in Mumbai
1954   Bachelor of Arts, Mumbai University, Mumbai
1956   Bachelor of Commerce, Mumbai University, Qualifies as a Chartered Accountant
1964   Master of Arts (Art Criticism), Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
2003   Died in Mumbai
2012   Aqua - Gallery Beyond, Mumbai
The Calendar Project: Iconography in the 20th Century - National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
Crossings: Time Unfolded, Part 2 - Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
2011   The Body Unbound - Rubin Museum of Art, New York
Ethos V: Indian Art Through the Lens of History (1900 to 1980) - Indigo Blue Art, Singapore
Masters Ltd: Limited Editions - Gallery Beyond, Mumbai
Anecdotes - Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Watermark II - Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
High-Light - Mumbai at The Oberoi, Gurgaon
Manifestations V - Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
Narrations, Quotations & Commentaries - Grosvenor Gallery, London
Time Unfolded - Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
Of Humour, Wit & Satire - Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
2010   Orientations: Trajectories in Indian Art - Foundation 'De 11 Lijnen', Oudenburg, Belgium
Summer Show 2010 - Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
2009   Lo Real Maravilloso: Marvelous Reality - Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
Long Gone & Living Now - Gallerie Mirchandani + Steinreucke, Mumbai
Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art - Grosvenor Gallery, London
Kalpana: Figurative Art in India - Aicon Gallery, London; The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Shifting Shapes, Unstable Signs - Yale School of Art, Connecticut, USA
2008   Body Chatter: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art - Walsh Gallery, Chicago
Modern India - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain
Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Indian Art (Traveling Exhibition) - P.L.Despande Kala Academy Art Gallery, Mumbai; Sant Dyaneshwar Natya Sankul Art Gallery, Amravati; Platinum Jubilee Hall, Nagpur; Tapadia Natya Mandir Sports Hall, Aurangabad; Hirachand Nemchand Vachanalay’s, Solapur; Acharya Vidyanand Sanskrutik Bhavan, Kolhapur; PGSR Sabhagriha, SNDT, Pune; Sarvajanik Vachanalaya Hall, Nasik
Moderns - Royal Cultural Centre, Amman, Jordan
Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005 - Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
2007   India Art Now: Between Continuity and Transformation - Province of Milan, Milan, Italy
Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art - Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2006   Posthumous Exhibitions:
Inventing / Inverting Traditions - Grosvenor Vadehra, London
2003   A Retrospective - Mumbai at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
Solo Exhibition - Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda
Sub Terrain: Artworks in the City Fold - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2002   Contemporary Indian Art : Gulammohammed Sheikh, Bhupen Khakhar - Walsh Gallery, Chicago
Telling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art - Tate, Liverpool
2001   Solo Exhibition - Optica Gallery, Montreal/ Charles H.Scott Gallery, Vancouver
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Bhupen Khakhar - Reina Sofia, Madrid; toured to The Lowry, Manchester
Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis - Tate Modern, London
Abbild: Recent Portraiture and Depiction - Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
2000   A Global View: Indian Artists at Home in the World - Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998   Solo Exhibition - The Fine Art Resource, Berlin; The Gate Foundation, Amsterdam
Private Mythology: Contemporary Art from India - The Japan Foundation, Tokyo
1997   Solo Exhibition - Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Indian Contemporary Art– Post Independence - Vadehra Gallery, Delhi, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
Colors of Independence - Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
Tryst with Destiny - Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, Singapore Art Museum
1996   Contemporary Art in Asia : Traditions / Tensions - Asia Society, New York
Watercolors: A Broader Spectrum III - Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1995   Solo Exhibition - Kapil Jariwala Gallery, London
100 Years: From the NGMA Collection - National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
The Other Self: Exhibition of Indian and Dutch Artists - National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi / Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam
1993   Solo Exhibition - Gallery Ka-Eins, Frankfurt
The Spirit of India - Galerie Nouvelles Images, Den Haag
India Songs: Multiple Streams in Contemporary Indian art - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
A Critical Difference: Contemporary Art from India - Aberystwyth Arts Centre Touring Exhibition, U.K.
Trends and Images - Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
1992   Solo Exhibition - Galerie Schoo, Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam
Journeys within Landscapes - Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1991   Solo Exhibition - Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1990   Ambassadors Choice: Contemporary Indian Art from the Collection of H. E. Mrs. E. M. School of The Netherlands - National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1989   The Richness of the Spirit: Selection from Contemporary Figurative Indian Art - Kuwait Museum, Egyptian Academy, Rome
Open Mind - Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent
Artists Alert - Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1987   Coups de Coeur - Halle Sud, Geneva
1986   Solo Exhibition - Gallery Watari, Tokyo
Contemporary Indian Artists - Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1985   Solo Exhibition - Kanoria Centre for Arts/ Hutheesingh Visual Arts Centre, Ahmedabad
East-West Encounter: Exhibition and Symposium - Jehangir Art Gallery/ Max Mueller Bhavan/ National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
1983   Solo Exhibition - Knoedler Gallery, London
Solo Exhibition - Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
Solo Exhibition - Urja Art Gallery, Baroda
1982   Contemporary Indian Art, Festival of India - Royal Academy of Arts, London
Six Indian Painters - Tate Gallery, London
Contemporary Indian Art - Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
1981   Place for People - Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1979   Solo Exhibition - Anthony Stokes Gallery, London
Solo Exhibition - Hester van Royen Gallery, London
Narrative Paintings: Figurative Art of Two Generations - ICA, Bristol, London
Focus: 4 Painters, 4 Directions - Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1978   Six Who Declined to Show at the Triennale - Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
1977   Pictorial Space - Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1975   Inaugural Exhibition - Black Partridge Art Gallery, New Delhi
1974   Group Exhibition - Rabindra Bhavan Galleries, New Delhi
1972   Solo Exhibition - Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
Group Exhibition - Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1969   Art Today I and II - Kunika Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi
Indian Painters ‘69 - Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
1967   Solo Exhibition - Kunika Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi
Seven Painters - Gallery One, London
1965   Solo Exhibition - Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
ArtNow in India - Royal Festival Hall, London / Liang Art Gallery, Newcastle
1963   Inaugural Exhibition - Gallery Chemould, Mumbai