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Born in Lahore in 1925, Krishen Khanna had an unusual entry to the world of art. He worked as a banker while he studied painting at evening classes conducted at the Mayo School of Art, Lahore during 1948-62. A job transfer to Mumbai brought him in close proximity with the members of the Progressive Artists Group and the art movement in Mumbai at that time, where he chose to pursue his career as an artist.

In 1962-63 Khanna received a fellowship from the Rockefeller Council, New York and was Artist in Residence at the American University, Washington DC. During this period he exhibited at the Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville; Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans; Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga; East West Centre; Honolulu. His works were also exhibited at: Biennales held ...

Man Eating Hotdog - Krishen Khanna

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OSBORNE SAMUEL GALLERY is one of London’s leading galleries, long established in the heart of Mayfair. The gallery began as Berkeley Square Gallery and became Osborne Samuel when Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel joined forces. The gallery specialises in Modern British Painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. Expand...

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