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Jitish Kallat
Naked Skyline - Porous Air


Initially concerned with semi-autobiographical themes that explored the self as it negotiated an environment of urban decay, in 2001 Jitish Kallat turned to an examination of contemporary violence in his Naked Skyline series of works. As the artist explains, "This suite of works was conceived almost five years ago when the US was carpet bombing Afghanistan following the (t)error attacks. The sky in these works is the carrier of the images....



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  Lot 19 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$29,337
Rs 12,76,139

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jitish Kallat
Naked Skyline - Porous Air
Initialed and dated in English (upper right) and inscribed and dated in English (upper left)
2001
Mixed media on canvas
29.5 x 53.5 in (74.9 x 135.9 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Real in Realism, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2002

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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