Jitish Kallat a sculpture that creates vehicular sculptures that takes on the visual context of a prehistoric theme. This represented through the skeletal composition of each piece.

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Two of his works presented are the Aquasaurus and Ignitaurus. Inspiration for these pieces came from the observation of cars, trucks, bicycles and buses that have under gone intense damage. Using the references, he transformed the damaged pieces into skeletal structures representing fossilized remains, linking to the theme of death and the past.

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All though bones represent every element, the likeness of the subject remains making it immediately noticeable.

By Shanaire Blythe

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