Jitish Kallat

Untitled (Eclipse) 5

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Untitled (Eclipse) 5
Jitish Kallat
Untitled (Eclipse) 5
2008
Acrylic on canvas, in three panels
229 x 518 cm
Kallat’s paintings from the Eclipse series are rendered in the epic scale and format of a film hoarding with the hard edge of a propaganda poster. The portrait of the city, rendered as a crumbling cascade of countless narratives, interlaces with the overgrown hair of the children as if they were raconteurs of the city’s inner secrets. The brimming debris forms a linkage between the heads of the children seeming to signify their common overlapping reality.

     
 


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