Krishen Khanna (1925 - ) is an Indian artist born in Faislabad, Pakistan. in pre partition India in
1925, Krishen Khanna moved to Shimla during the partition. He attended Imperial Service College
in England. He is recipient of the Rockefeller Fellowship in 1962, the Padma Shri in 1990, and the
Padma Bhushan in 2011.
Krishen was inducted into the
Progressive Artists` Group by
M.F. Husain, who was to remain
his lifelong friend. Krishen
Khanna remembers that his
painting had been displayed in the
centre of the PAG exhibition.
About the Artist