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Jitish Kallat
BND - Brand New Divinity


"Kallat's works record a continuing process of decay and growth. They simulate – through the piquant ambiguities of density and shadow – the effects of peeling and chipping, scratching and smudging, the spread of damp and moss. Kallat turns his picture surface into a wall: a public document on which private emotion finds purchase in teasing graffiti and impulsive doodles, memoranda jotted among patches of mouldy plaster" (Ranjit Hoskote, "Wall...



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  Lot 18 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
3-4 SEPTEMBER 2008

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Winning Bid
$169,625
Rs 67,85,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jitish Kallat
BND - Brand New Divinity
Inscribed and dated in English (upper left and verso)
1998
Mixed media on canvas
91.5 x 67 in (232.4 x 170.2 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Apostrophe, Gallery Chemould, New Delhi, 1998

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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