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Jitish Kallat

Rickshawpolis (The Dented Chariot) - 2

"My art is more like a researcher's project who uses quotes rather than an essay,with each painting necessitating a bibliography," Jitish Kallat, while defining his art. His obsessive use of the self image in his paintings as the main protagonist makes his works autobiographical. The autobiography addresses personal relations as well as the ones he has with his ancestory, time, death...

He chooses a method that is a very...

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  Lot 186 of 202  

13-14 DECEMBER 2023


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Rs 18,00,000

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Jitish Kallat
Rickshawpolis (The Dented Chariot) - 2

Dated and inscribed twice '2005/ JITISH KALLAT/ RICKSHAWPOLIS (THE DENTED CHARIOT) - 2' (on the reverse)
Oil, acrylic, enamel and aluminum paint on canvas and board
91.75 x 47.75 in (233 x 121.5 cm)


This work is a diptych in which panel a) is on board with the frame being part of the work, measuring 22 x 29.75 in (56 x 75.5 cm) and panel b) is on canvas, measuring 69.75 x 47.75 in (177 x 121.5 cm)

Acquired from Nature Morte
Private Collection, India

Rickshawpolis: Jitish Kallat, New Delhi: Nature Morte, 3 - 24 December 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


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