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Jitish Kallat
Humiliation Tax - 2


The present lot is part of the Humiliation Tax series created between 2004 and 2005, exploring the artist's concerns about child labour. Using bright colours, Kallat employs "a form of portraiture that isolates the individual from the crowd without pulling him free from the habitus, so that the act of portraiture does not reduce the individual to decoration, but rather, re-invests him with a dignity he has lost to the impersonalisation of...



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  Lot 34 of 47  

CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART: A SELECTION FROM THE AMAYA COLLECTION
4-5 DECEMBER 2018

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$27,708
Rs 19,11,852

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jitish Kallat
Humiliation Tax - 2
2004-2005
Acrylic and glitter on canvas
68.75 x 47 in (174.8 x 119.3 cm)

EXHIBITED
Jitish Kallat: The Lie of the Land, Chicago: Walsh Gallery, 5 - 25 September 2004; Mumbai: Gallery Chemould, 8 - 25 February 2005

PUBLISHED
Jitish Kallat: The Lie of the Land, Chicago: Walsh Gallery and Mumbai: Gallery Chemould, 2005, cover and back cover (detail), p. 49 (installation view), p. 53 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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