Arpana Caur


Born in New Delhi, Arpana Caur spent her college years studying literature; as an artist, she is largely self-taught. Her work can be seen to continue the line begun by Amrita Sher-Gil. It is feminine and feminist in its perspective, with portraits of women placed in a contemporary urban context. The erotic is downplayed in favor of the sturdy: Gayatri Sinha states that, in her paintings, "There is no hint of an expressive sexuality; woman...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1992,91,90,89 Eminent Artist, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1987 Commendation Certificate, Algiers Biennale, Algiers
  • 1986 Gold Medal for Painting, 6th Triennale, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1985 Received Research Grant for Painting in Garhi Studio, from Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1984 All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Award, New Delhi
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 82 Details

    StoryLTD Absolute Auction
    Aug 07-08, 2013

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Soft pastel and pencil on paper

    13.5 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,040
    Rs 1,18,320
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 64 Details

    Absolute Auction of Indian Art & Collectibles
    May 15-16, 2013

    Arpana Caur

    Compassion

    Pencil and Pastel on paper

    14 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $570
    Rs 29,640
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 92 Details

    Absolute Auction of Indian Art & Collectibles
    May 15-16, 2013

    Arpana Caur

    More Time Please

    Pencil and Pastel on paper pasted on board

    14.5 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $630
    Rs 32,760
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 77 Details

    24-Hour Online Absolute Auction
    Jul 10-11, 2012

    Arpana Caur

    Love Beyond Measure

    Pastel and pencil on paper

    15.5 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $862
    Rs 46,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Lot 15 Details

    Absolute Art Auction

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11 x 16 in

    Winning bid
    $484
    Rs 28,080
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 44 Details

    Absolute Art Auction

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Pencil and Pastel on paper pasted on board

    14.5 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $586
    Rs 33,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)





    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 14 works

    Lot 88 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    12.5 x 16 in






    Lot 89 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Arpana Caur

    River Goddess

    Pencil and gouache on paper

    29 x 38.8 in






    Lot 90 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.4 x 12.2 in






    Lot 91 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    14.6 x 11.0 in






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