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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    Lot 92 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Arpana Caur

    Yogini

    Oil on canvas

    59.25 x 69 in

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    Rs 4,00,000- 6,00,000

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    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper stitched onto canvas

    46.75 x 43.75 in

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    Lot 33 Details

    Spring Live Auction 26 March 2019

    Arpana Caur

    Where are all...

    Oil on canvas

    67 x 73 in

    Winning bid
    $13,529
    Rs 9,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 82 Details

    StoryLTD Absolute Auction 7-8 August 2013

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Soft pastel and pencil on paper

    13.5 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,040
    Rs 1,18,320
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    Lot 64 Details

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

    Arpana Caur

    Compassion

    Pencil and Pastel on paper

    14 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $570
    Rs 29,640
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    Lot 92 Details

    Absolute Auction of Indian Art & Collectibles 15-16 May 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
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    Lot 63 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 April 2019

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Gouache and pen on paper

    11 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,129
    Rs 2,80,800
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    Lot 55 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 31 Oct-1 Nov 2018

    Arpana Caur

    Prakriti

    Oil on canvas

    51.5 x 61 in

    Winning bid
    $11,982
    Rs 8,62,704
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    Lot 112 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 31 Oct-1 Nov 2018

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled (Love...

    Acrylic and oil on canvas

    32.25 x 47.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,087
    Rs 3,66,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 67 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 10-11 July 2018

    Arpana Caur

    Explosion

    Pastel and pencil on paper

    15.5 x 11 in

    Winning bid
    $324
    Rs 22,032
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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 88 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    12.5 x 16 in




    Lot 89 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpana Caur

    River Goddess

    Pencil and gouache on paper

    29 x 38.75 in




    Lot 90 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.5 x 12.25 in




    Lot 91 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpana Caur

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    14.5 x 11 in




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    Arpana Caur

    Sohni Mahiwal

    Gouache on paper

    11 x 16 in

    $1,407
    Rs 90,000





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