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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    Lot 41 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 20 September 2018

    Arpita Singh

    Watercolour on paper

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    Winning bid
    $25,175
    Rs 18,00,000
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    Lot 123 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    18.9 x 14.1 in

    Winning bid
    $18,709
    Rs 12,34,800
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    USD payement only Lot 54 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Arpita Singh

    Summer Months

    Oil on canvas

    47.2 x 59.4 in

    Winning bid
    $180,750
    Rs 1,15,68,000
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    Lot 17 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, New Delhi 21 September 2017

    Arpita Singh

    Girl at the Window

    Watercolour on paper

    15.9 x 11.2 in

    Winning bid
    $22,857
    Rs 14,40,000
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    Lot 15 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on handmade paper pasted on mountboard

    8.3 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,264
    Rs 4,51,008
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    USD payement only Lot 135 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles

    Arpita Singh

    Etching on paper

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    Winning bid
    $1,386
    Rs 88,704
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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
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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
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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 16 works

    Lot 95 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Watercolour on paper

    15 x 11 in




    Lot 96 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Pen and ink on paper

    11 x 8 in




    Lot 476 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    11.4 x 8.6 in




    Lot 477 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.8 x 6.8 in




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