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Krishen Khanna



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SHOWS WITH ART ALIVE GALLERY
Living Walls
 3rd February 2013 - 31st August 2013
 

Art Alive Gallery

120, Sector 44

Gurgaon



Talking Heads
 31st October 2012 - 30th November 2012
 

Art Alive Gallery

S - 221, Panchsheel Park

New Delhi - 110017




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Biography

Born in 1925, Lyallpur (now Faislabad, Pakistan), Khanna attended classes at the Mayo School of Art in Lahore before moving to India post-partition. In 1963, he received the Rockefeller Council Fellowship in New York.

He has held several solo & group exhibitions of his works. He has also participated in Tokyo Biennale, Japan in 1957 & 1961; Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil in 1960; Venice Biennale, Italy in 1962; I, III, V International Triennale’s, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in1968, 1975 & 1982; Inaugural Exhibition: Roopankar Museum of Fine Arts, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal in 1981; First Art Biennale of Pakistan, Lahore in 1987; Takaoka Municipal Museum of Art & Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan in 1988; Indian Contemporary Painting, Christies Auction, London in 1995.

He won the National Award of the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in 1965, the Gold Medal at the First Triennale of Contemporary World Art, New Delhi in 1968. He was a recipient of Padma Shree, awarded in 1990. Many publications have been brought out on him and on his works which include ‘Krishen Khanna: Images in My Time’ in 2007.

He lives and works in Shimla and New Delhi.



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