Jitish Kallat is active/lives in India. Jitish Kallat is known for painting, sculpture, installations.
Jitish Kallat derives his distinct visual language from the colorful, ramshackle streets of Mumbai where he was born, exploring India's complex and shifting identity through his multimedia works in painting, sculpture, video and photography. His is the idiom of billboards and graffiti artists, political posters and traffic jams. "My art is more like a researcher's project who uses quotes rather than an essay," he has said, "with each painting necessitating a bibliography."
His work is as varied as the streets and media from which he draws his inspiration. Traumanama (The Cry of the Gland), as he describes it, "is a portfolio of works on paper that opens up the body almost like Rorschach inkblots, the stretched muscles and dripping fluidsChristie's, Mumbai ... Displaying 768 of 2045 characters.