Arpita Singh


"Arpita Singh has pushed the visual lexicon of the middle-aged woman further than almost any other woman artist. The anomaly between the aging body and the residue of desire, between the ordinary and the divine and the threat of the violent fluxes of the impinging external world gives her work its piquancy and edge. At the same time she critiques the miasma of urban Indian life with suggestive symbols of violence that impinge on the sphere...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Padma Bhushan, Government of India
  • 1998-99 Awarded Kalidas Sanman, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  • 1981,92 All India Drawing Exhibition, Chandigarh
  • 1987 Algeria Biennale, Algeria
  • Parishad Sanman, Sahitya- Kala Parishad, New Delhi
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 14 Details

    Kochi Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction
    Apr 07, 2015

    Arpita Singh

    Women in blue,...

    Watercolour on paper

    16 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $13,115
    Rs 8,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    USD payement only Lot 15 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Arpita Singh

    Women with Ducks

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 18.5 in

    Winning bid
    $8,400
    Rs 5,20,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    USD payement only Lot 48 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    9 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,900
    Rs 2,41,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 55 Details

    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Arpita Singh

    a) Walking...

    Watercolour on paper

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    Winning bid
    $21,639
    Rs 13,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Lot 35 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Arpita Singh

    a) Untitled b)...

    Pen and ink on paper

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    Winning bid
    $1,281
    Rs 79,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 42 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    10 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,667
    Rs 1,62,706
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 71 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

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    Winning bid
    $3,600
    Rs 2,19,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)





    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 16 works

    Lot 95 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Watercolour on paper

    15 x 11.0 in






    Lot 96 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Pen and ink on paper

    11.0 x 8.0 in






    Lot 476 Details

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

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11.4 x 8.6 in






    Lot 477 Details

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

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.8 x 6.8 in






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