2016 'You Can't Please All', Tate Modern, London

2013 'Bhupen Khakhar - Works from the Anthony Stokes Collection', Grosvenor Gallery, London

2012 'Aqua', Gallery Beyond, Mumbai

2012 'The Calendar Project: Iconography in the 20th Century', part of Project CINEMA CITY: Research Art & Documentary Practices presented by National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Ministry of Culture, Government of India at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

2012 'Crossings: Time Unfolded, Part 2′, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi

2011-12 'Modernist Art from India: The Body Unbound', Rubin Museum of Art, New York

2011 'Ethos V: Indian Art Through the Lens of History (1900 to 1980), Indigo Blue Art, Singapore

2011 'Masters Ltd: Limited Editions', Gallery Beyond, Mumbai

2011 'Anecdotes', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

2011 'Watermark II', Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai

2011 'High-Light', presented by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at The Oberoi, Gurgaon

2011 'Manifestations V', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

2011 'Narrations, Quotations & Commentaries', Grosvenor Gallery, London

2011 'Time Unfolded', Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi

2011 'Of Humour, Wit & Satire', Gallery Threshold, New Delhi

2010 'Orientations: Trajectories in Indian Art', Foundation 'De 11 Lijnen', Oudenburg, Belgium

2010 'Summer Show 2010′, Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

2009 'Lo Real Maravilloso: Marvelous Reality', 20 Years Celebration of Gallery Espace at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

2009 'Long Gone & Living Now', Gallerie Mirchandani + Steinreucke, Mumbai

2009 'Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art', Grosvenor Gallery, London

2009 'Kalpana: Figurative Art in India', presented by The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) at Aicon Gallery, London; The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

2009 'Shifting Shapes, Unstable Signs', Yale School of Art, Connecticut, USA

2008-09 'Body Chatter: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art', Walsh Gallery, Chicago

2008-09 "Modern India', organized by Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) & Casa Asia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture at Valencia, Spain

2008-09 'Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Indian Art', Traveling Exhibition presented by Bodhi Art at Ravinder Natya Mandir, P.L.Despande Kala Academy Art Gallery, Mumbai; Sant Dyaneshwar Natya Sankul Art Gallery, Amravati; Platinum Jubilee Hall, Nagpur; Tapadia Natya Mandir Sports Hall, Aurangabad; Hirachand Nemchand Vachanalay's, Solapur; Acharya Vidyanand Sanskrutik Bhavan, Kolhapur; PGSR Sabhagriha, SNDT, Pune; Sarvajanik Vachanalaya Hall, Nasik

2008 'Moderns', Royal Cultural Centre, Amman, Jordan organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in collaboration with Embassy of India, Amman, Jordan

2008 'Multiple Modernities: India, 1905-2005′, Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA

2007-08 'India Art Now: Between Continuity and Transformation', Province of Milan, Milan, Italy

2007 'Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art', Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

2006-07 'Inventing / Inverting Traditions', Grosvenor Vadehra, London


2003 'A Retrospective', organized by The Fine Art Resource, Mumbai at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

2003 Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda

2002 Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2002 'Bhupen Khakhar', Reina Sofia, Madrid; toured to The Lowry, Manchester.

2001-02 Optica Gallery, Montreal/ Charles H.Scott Gallery, Vancouver

1998 The Fine Art Resource, Berlin; The Gate Foundation, Amsterdam

1997 Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

1995 Kapil Jariwala Gallery, London

1994 94 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1993 Gallery Ka-Eins, Frankfurt

1993 'The Spirit of India', Galerie Nouvelles Images, Den Haag

1992 Galerie Schoo, Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam

1991 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1986 Gallery Watari, Tokyo

1985 Kanoria Centre for Arts/ Hutheesingh Visual Arts Centre, Ahmedabad

1983 Knoedler Gallery, London

1983 Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

1983 Urja Art Gallery, Baroda

1981 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1979 Bhupen Khakhar - Paintings, Glass Paintings & Watercolors 1972 - 1979 Hester van Royen and Anthony Stokes Gallery, London

1972 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1970 Kunika Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi

1967 Kunika Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi

1965 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai



2003 'Sub Terrain: Artworks in the City Fold', Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2002 'Telling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art', Tate Liverpool

2001 'Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis', Tate Modern, London

2001 'Abbild: Recent Portraiture and Depiction', Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria

2000 'A Global View: Indian Artists at Home in the World', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1998 'Private Mythology: Contemporary Art from India', The Japan Foundation, Tokyo

1997 'Indian Contemporary Art- Post Independence', organized by Vadehra Gallery, Delhi, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

1997 'Colors of Independence', organized by Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

1997 'Tryst with Destiny', organized by Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, Singapore Art Museum

1996 'Contemporary Art in Asia : Traditions / Tensions', Asia Society, New York

1996 'Watercolors: A Broader Spectrum III', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1995 '100 Years: From the NGMA Collection', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

1995 'The Other Self', Exhibition of Indian and Dutch Artists, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi / Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam (1995-96)

1993 'India Songs: Multiple Streams in Contemporary Indian art', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1993 'A Critical Difference: Contemporary Art from India', Aberystwyth Arts Centre Touring Exhibition, U.K.

1993 'Trends and Images', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata

1992 'Journeys within Landscapes', organized by Sakshi Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1990 'Ambassadors Choice', Contemporary Indian Art from the Collection of H. E. Mrs. E. M. Schoo of The Netherlands, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi

1989 'The Richness of the Spirit: Selection from Contemporary Figurative Indian Art', Kuwait Museum, Egyptian Academy, Rome

1989 'Open Mind', Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent

1989 'Artists Alert', Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi

1989 'Timeless Art', Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai, Auction by Sotheby's

1987 Coups de Coeur, Halle Sud, Geneva

1986 'Contemporary Indian Artists', Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1985 'East-West Encounter', Exhibition and Symposium, Jehangir Art Gallery/ Max Mueller Bhavan/ National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai

1982 'Contemporary Indian Art, Festival of India', Royal Academy of Arts, London

1982 'Six Indian Painters', Tate Gallery, London

1982 'Contemporary Indian Art', Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.

1981 'Place for People', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi

1979 'Narrative Paintings: Figurative Art of Two Generations', ICA, Bristol, London

1979 'Focus: 4 Painters, 4 Directions', Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

1978 'Six Who Declined to Show at the Triennale', Kumar Gallery, New Delhi

1977 'Pictorial Space', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

1975 Inaugural Exhibition, Black Partridge Art Gallery, New Delhi

1974 Group Exhibition with Nine other artists, Rabindra Bhavan Galleries, New Delhi

1972 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

1969 Art Today I and II, Kunika Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi

1969 'Indian Painters '69', organized by Max Mueller Bhavan, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata

1967 'Seven Painters', Gallery One, London

1965 'ArtNow in India', Royal Festival Hall, London / Liang Art Gallery, Newcastle

1963 Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

Joint Exhibitions

2002 'Contemporary Indian Art : Gulammohammed Sheikh, Bhupen Khakhar', Walsh Gallery, Chicago

1989 'Splash: Images on Glass', with Nalani Malani and Vivan Sundaram, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai



2000 Kwanju Biennale, South Korea

1992 Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany

1984 Fifteenth International Art Exhibition, Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo

1978 Menton Biennale, France

1975 3rd Triennale India, New Delhi

1972 2nd Triennale India, New Delhi

1969 Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil

1968 1st Triennale India, New Delhi