A childlike curiosity and a rare urge to get closer to his ‘multiple identities’ defined Dashrath Patel’s explorations in art. Yet an amnesic nation chooses not to remember independent India’s first multi-media artist and design educator.
What does it mean to spend days, months, years – an entire lifetime even – in forced exile?
In this video interview to The Wire, Krishen Khanna looks back on his evolution as a painter and recalls his compatriots from the Progressive Art Group in the 1940s and 1950s.
A portrait repeated by M.F. Husain 42 years after the original was lost will be up for auction at the Christie’s in New York next month.
The Madras high court reminds the state that it is charged with the obligation to resist the illegal demands of censorious mobs, not to appease them.
A documentary that explores the inner workings of the artist Krishen Khanna’s mind, as he makes the biggest painting of his career
“A government that does not tolerate difference, that does not safeguard the lives and interests of its marginalised and vulnerable citizens, loses its legitimacy in a democratic polity. We are facing this situation now, already.”