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Jitish Kallat
Blisters in the Red Sky



"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...

He chooses a method that is a very...



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  Lot 123 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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$18,001
Rs 12,24,082

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jitish Kallat
Blisters in the Red Sky
Inscribed 'blisters in the red sky' (upper centre); dated and inscribed '2004-05/ JITISH KALLAT/ BLISTERS IN THE RED SKY' (on the reverse)
2004-05
Acrylic on canvas
71.25 x 47.5 in (181.2 x 120.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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