Krishen Khanna’s micro stories3 min read . Updated: 06 Aug 2015, 05:34 PM IST
In a career spanning seven decades, the artist has depicted the changing fortunes of our country
The large canvas hanging in artist Krishen Khanna’s living room is a poignant scene of migration during Partition. A group of men, women and children, together with their livestock, tentatively make their way across the newly defined border at night. In the adjacent room, another nocturnal painting focuses on a police unit patrolling the city streets—a common sight during Partition—with a sole policeman gazing back at the viewer through his binoculars.
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