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Jitish Kallat
(1974)

Ecto



Jitish Kallat's preoccupation with the plight of street children and child labourers began in 2005 with the exhibition Humiliation Tax at Chemould Art Gallery. Ecto, a weighed-down tea-boy drinking from a kettle, was part of this exhibition. Covered in black lead, the installation literally leaves a mark on the viewer when touched. "Ecto invokes youthful innocence and the possibilities that therein lie, but made of black lead,...



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  Lot 73 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
$24,528
Rs 15,69,792

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jitish Kallat
Ecto

2005
Black lead, fibreglass and stainless steel
Height: 66 in (167.6 cm)
Width: 18 in (45.7 cm)
Depth: 18 in (45.7 cm)

From a limited edition of three

EXHIBITED:
The Lie of the Land, Chicago: Walsh Gallery, 3 - 25 September, 2004 (another from the edition)
Humiliation Tax, Mumbai: Gallery Chemould, 2005 (another from the edition)
Jitish Kallat: Aquasaurus, Sydney: Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 25 October - 20 December 2008 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
The Lie of the Land, Chicago: Walsh Gallery, 2004 (another from the edition)
Humiliation Tax, Mumbai: Gallery Chemould, 2005 (another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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