K P Krishnakumar
1958 - 1989
Born in Kerala, Kuttippuram (), died in Kerala ().
K P Krishnakumar was nephew of the Malayalam poet Edasseri. In 1981, he passed the diploma in sculpture from the College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum. Thereafter he went to Santiniketan for a post diploma, and in July 1984 was admitted as a scholarship holder at the Kanoria Centre for Arts in Ahmedabad. Leaving the Centre shortly, he attended the young sculptors camp at Kasauli. Since then he had been living and working in Baroda. Amidst a vibrant sculptural front in the 1980s, he had participated in the Seven Young Sculptors exhibition organized by Kasauli Art Centre and curated by Vivan Sundaram. Krishnakumar soon after co-founded The Radical Painters’ and Sculptors’ Association (1987–89). In 1989, K.P. Krishnakumar's life tragically ended with his committing suicide.
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SANTHAL FAMILY – Position...
01 February 2008 - 05 May 2008.
This exhibition takes as its starting point [*Santhal Family*](http://ensembles.mhka.be/items/5405) a work made by Indian artist Ramkinkar Ba
The collection XXXIII – T...
07 June 2013 - 22 September 2013.
The character of a collection reflected the current priorities of the M HKA collection: the evaluation of Antwerp’s avant-garde tradition; th
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M HKA acquired the SANTHAL FAMILY ensemble on the occasion of the exhibition Santhal Family: Positions Around an Indian Sculpture in 2008. W
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public