Jitish Kallat


"My art is more like a researcher's project who uses quotes rather than an essay,with each painting necessitating a bibliography," Jitish Kallat, while defining his art. His obsessive use of the self image in his paintings as the main protagonist makes his works autobiographical. The autobiography addresses personal relations as well as the ones he has with his ancestory, time, death...

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Honours and Awards
  • 2003 Young Achiever Award, Provogue-Society
  • 2002 Harmony Award
  • 2001 Indo-American Society’s ‘Young Achiever Award’
  • 2001 Sanskriti Award
  • 1996-97 Awarded Fellowship at Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai
  • 1996 K.K. Hebbar Art Foundation Award
  • 1996 First Prize, Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai
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    Lot 72 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    Jitish Kallat

    Active Desktop

    Mixed media on canvas

    54.3 x 60.1 in

    Winning bid
    $16,356
    Rs 10,46,784
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    Lot 73 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    Jitish Kallat

    Ecto

    Black lead, fiberglass and stainless steel

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    Winning bid
    $24,528
    Rs 15,69,792
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    USD payement only Lot 119 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-1 Dec 2016

    Jitish Kallat

    Collateral Damage

    Mixed media on handmade paper

    29.5 x 21.7 in

    Winning bid
    $1,680
    Rs 1,14,240
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    Lot 123 Details

    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-1 Dec 2016

    Jitish Kallat

    Blisters in the...

    Acrylic on canvas

    71.3 x 47.6 in

    Winning bid
    $18,001
    Rs 12,24,082
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    Lot 99 Details

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    Jitish Kallat

    Terra Incognita

    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    7.6 x 9.7 in

    Winning bid
    $1,167
    Rs 77,040
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    USD payement only Lot 22 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Jitish Kallat

    A Set of Two

    Mixed media on paper

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    Winning bid
    $1,320
    Rs 87,120
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    USD payement only Lot 64 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Jitish Kallat

    Stations of Pause

    Mixed media on paper

    10.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,080
    Rs 71,280
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    Lot 3 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Contemporary Art

    Jitish Kallat

    Friendly Fire...

    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    26.2 x 38 in

    Winning bid
    $5,460
    Rs 3,54,900
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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 14 works

    Lot 10 Details

    Paths of progression.
    21 Aug-5 Nov 2005

    Jitish Kallat

    Untitled -...

    Mixed media on canvas

    92.1 x 70.1 in






    Lot 11 Details

    Paths of progression.
    21 Aug-5 Nov 2005

    Jitish Kallat

    Untitled (Father ...

    Mixed media on canvas

    92.1 x 70.1 in






    Lot 12 Details

    Paths of progression.
    21 Aug-5 Nov 2005

    Jitish Kallat

    Untitled (Father ...

    Mixed media on canvas

    92.1 x 70.1 in






    Lot 210 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jitish Kallat

    Garden of small...

    Mixed media on paper

    11.8 x 15 in






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