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Reena Saini Kallat

Penumbra Passage (Canine Cases)

A versatile artist, Reena Saini Kallat explores memory, the cycle of life and nature as well as contemporary social conditions in her work, often through the use of metaphorical tropes and popular symbols that contrast with the seriousness of the issues portrayed. According to Kallat, "Even though we are living in a world where we are constantly deluged with a torrent of images, visuals continue to make a strong impact on our minds." (Artist...

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  Lot 97 of 106  

9-10 DECEMBER 2019


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Reena Saini Kallat
Penumbra Passage (Canine Cases)

Acrylic on canvas, bonded marble, wooden box, stainless steel, velvet and glass

Canvas including frame: 53 x 35.5 in (135 x 90 cm)
Wooden case: 12.25 x 48 x 31.5 in (31 x 122 x 80 cm)
Steel stand: 15 x 48 x 30.75 in (38 x 122 x 78 cm)

This installation comprises a canvas work with an ornamental frame, a wooden case with a glass top, velvet lining and thirty-two pieces of bonded marble carvings inside and a steel stand.

This installation will be shipped in one or more crates to ensure the safety of the work while in transit.

The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, London: Saatchi Gallery, 29 January - 8 May 2010

Mark Holborn ed., The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, London: Jonathan Cape, 2009, p. 43 (illustrated)

Category: Installation


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