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

    COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser Online Auction 29-30 April 2020

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    11.5 x 16 in

    Winning bid
    $2,603
    Rs 1,92,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 40 Details

    WORKS ON PAPER 8-9 April 2020

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Ink on paper

    10.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,912
    Rs 2,15,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 10 Details

    Spring LIVE Auction | Mumbai, Live 5 March 2020

    Arpita Singh

    Twenty-seven...

    Oil on canvas

    65.75 x 59.75 in

    Winning bid
    $120,000
    Rs 84,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 19 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    14 x 10.75 in



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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 43 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    11 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $4,816
    Rs 3,56,351
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 15 Details

    The Year-End Absolute Auction 16-17 December 2019

    Arpita Singh

    Draped and...

    Watercolour on paper

    11.25 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $3,737
    Rs 2,61,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 123 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on handmade paper pasted on cardboard

    8.25 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,000
    Rs 4,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 36 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 October 2019

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on handmade paper pasted on cardboard

    8.5 x 11.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,286
    Rs 3,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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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

    11.5 x 8.5 in




    Lot 477 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.75 x 6.75 in




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