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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    CURRENTLY ON AUCTION AT StoryLTD            
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    Lot 5 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 5 March 2024

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on mount board

    7 x 5 in

    $2,410-3,615
    Rs 2,00,000-3,00,000


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    Lot 72 Details

    Evening Sale: Modern Art 16 September 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    41 x 37 in

    Winning bid
    $144,578
    Rs 1,20,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 77 Details

    Summer Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art 28-29 June 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Just One Page, ...

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mount board

    16 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $27,975
    Rs 22,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    The Art Of India Auction - 2nd Edition 20-21 July 2022

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on mount board

    7 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $2,724
    Rs 2,12,472
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 28 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    Arpita Singh

    Draped and...

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $5,037
    Rs 3,82,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 42 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays: Prints 5 December 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Offset lithograph on paper

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    Winning bid
    $651
    Rs 54,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 14 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 7 November 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Draped and...

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $2,927
    Rs 2,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 40 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 7 November 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on mount board

    7 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $3,220
    Rs 2,64,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 41 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 7 November 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper pasted on mount board

    10.75 x 14.75 in

    Winning bid
    $4,098
    Rs 3,36,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS            
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    Lot 37 Details

    Works on Paper: Apparao Art for Education. 15-28 September 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    19 x 14.25 in





    Lot 38 Details

    Works on Paper: Apparao Art for Education. 15-28 September 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    19 x 14 in





    Lot 72 Details

    Works on Paper: Apparao Art for Education. 15-28 September 2023

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour and acrylic on paper

    11.5 x 16 in





    Lot 95 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Watercolour on paper

    15 x 11 in




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