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BHUPEN KHAKHAR (1934 - 2003)


Bhupen Khakhar is remembered as an iconoclast and a maverick, a man who never did what was expected, and who was open about his views on everything – from social sectarianism to his..... 

Estimate: Rs 75,000-Rs 1,00,000 ( $1,045-$1,390 )

Visit to Sri Lanka

Bhupen Khakkar, Visit to Sri Lanka, Vadodara: Sarjan Art Foundation, 2003

Accordion format book with pictorial black cloth board enclosed in a pictorial slipcase, inkjet on paper
10.25 x 8.75 x 1 in (26 x 22 x 2 cm) (size as a closed book with slipcase)
10 x 127.4 in (25.5 x 323.8 cm) (accordion when spread out)

186 from a limited edition of 300 copies
Signed in Gujarati and inscribed in English '9-3-03' in print (lower right) and 'Print Number / 186/300' (lower left) at the last page

The book Visit to Sri Lanka was produced by Khakhar upon returning from his final trip abroad to Sri Lanka in 2003, just nine months before his death.