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Reena Saini Kallat
Sword Swallower-9


Reena Saini Kallat often employs mythological motifs or narratives and references popular culture to address contemporary social conditions in her art. The present lot is from her 2004-05 series of large format six- panelled works collectively titled Sword Swallowers, in which the taller top panels feature a portrait, followed by a succession of bright, colourful paintings that tell a story. According to Nancy Adajania, the faces...



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  Lot 53 of 68  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION
26 MARCH 2019

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Reena Saini Kallat
Sword Swallower-9
2004
Acrylic on paper pasted on board
72.25 x 22 in (183.5 x 55.8 cm)

This work comparises six panels with top panel measuring 28 x 22 in (71.1 x 55.8 cm) and remaining panels measuring 7.75 x 22 in (19.7 x 55.8 cm) each

EXHIBITED
Black Flute, Mumbai: Gallery Chemould, 8 - 23 October 2004
Black Flute (And Other Stories), New Delhi: Nature Morte, 22 January - 1 February 2005

PUBLISHED
Reena Saini Kallat: Black Flute (And Other Stories), jointly published by Mumbai: Gallery Chemould and New Delhi: Nature Morte, 2005 (illustrated)

Category: Installation
Style: Figurative


 









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