Jitish Kallat


Lot No
Black lead on fibreglass
165 x 66.5 x 48 in.
Rs. 33,00,000 - 52,80,000

Winning Bid

₹ 40,40,916

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

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This lot has been imported into India. In order to release it from the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ), a customs duty including surcharge of 11% will be added to the hammer price. The applicable GST will be added to the final amount.

Exhibited : ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ Saatchi Gallery, 29 January - 8 May, 2010.

Published : The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today by Saatchi Gallery, London, pg. 16.

Provenance : Currently from the Saatchi collection, London.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Jitish Kallat has had fourteen solo shows at Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, Nature Morte, New Delhi, Bodhi Art, Singapore, Bose Pacia Modern, New York, and the Walsh Gallery, Chicago, amongst others.

He has participated in numerous exhibitions including ‘Another World’, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea, 2006; ‘Indian Summer’, Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris, 2005; ‘Armory Show’, New York, 2005; ‘Zoom’, Culturgest Museum, Lisbon, 2004; ‘Subterrain’, HKW, Berlin, 2004; ‘The Tree From The Seed’, Henie Onstad Kultursenter, Oslo, Norway, 2003; ‘Under Construction’, Japan Foundation Asia Center, Tokyo, 2002; ‘Century City’, Tate Modern, London, 2001; ‘Seventh Havana Biennial’, Havana, 2000; ‘1st Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale’, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan; ‘Art of the World, Passage de Retz, Paris, 1998; and ‘Innenseite’, Kassel, Germany, 1997, amongst many others. This year he will exhibit at the Gwangju Biennale, Lille 3000 at Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels and the Asia Pacific Triennale, Brisbane amongst others.

The artist lives and works in Mumbai. He also writes frequently on the subject of contemporary art.