Bhupen Khakhar, The City State of London?
Philip Dodd explores the art of Bhupen Khakhar ahead of the opening of a show at Tate Modern in London. Plus London as a city state and its relationship with UK regions.
Philip Dodd is joined by art historian Devika Singh to consider the art of Bhupen Khakhar and the subjects he explored including class difference; desire and homosexuality; and his personal battle with cancer.
Also, Saskia Sassen, Jane Morris, David Anderson and Pat Kane discuss the emergence of London as a global city and what the economic and cultural ramifications might be for the rest of the UK.
Bhupen Khakhar is on show at Tate Modern from June 1st to September 6th.
Main image: Man Leaving (Going Abroad), 1970 by Bhupen Khakhar
Courtesy of Tapi Collection, India
(c) Estate of Bhupen Khakhar.
|Interviewed Guest||Devika Singh|
|Interviewed Guest||Saskia Sassen|
|Interviewed Guest||Jane Morris|
|Interviewed Guest||David Anderson|
|Interviewed Guest||Pat Kane|
- Thu 2 Jun 2016 22:00