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Jitish Kallat
(1974)

Anatomy of a Midnight Sneeze



A dedicated documenter of the city of Mumbai and its metropolitan ways of life, Jitish Kallat's canvases reveal the nuances of urban existence in a megalopolis that is allied to both the past and the future through a cipher of images, text and subtle references.

In the present lot, Kallat uses a lurid palette dominated by vermillion to portray a street-child, and, in doing so, to wittily bring to the viewer's attention the precarious...



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  Lot 20 of 80  

SPRING ART AUCTION
28-29 MARCH 2012

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jitish Kallat
Anatomy of a Midnight Sneeze

Inscribed and dated in English (verso)
2005
Acrylic on canvas
69 x 47 in (175.3 x 119.4 cm)


EXHIBITED:
Bird On A Wire, Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), Mumbai, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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