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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    Arpita Singh
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 24 Details

    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art
    Feb 24, 2016

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Silver and gold paint on fabric

    83.9 x 39 in

    Winning bid
    $56,471
    Rs 38,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 57 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    Sep 10, 2015

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on cardboard

    15 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $9,231
    Rs 6,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 58 Details

    Evening Sale, New Delhi | Live
    Sep 10, 2015

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    30.5 x 23 in

    Winning bid
    $59,077
    Rs 38,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    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)




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    Lot 49 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Sketchpen on paper

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    Winning bid
    $4,365
    Rs 2,74,980
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    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

    Works on paper.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Watercolour on paper

    15 x 11 in






    Lot 96 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Pen and ink on paper

    11 x 8 in






    Lot 476 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11.4 x 8.6 in






    Lot 477 Details

    Works on paper.
    Feb 20-Mar 15, 2003

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.8 x 6.8 in






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