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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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    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)


    Lot 116 Details

    Spring Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Antiquities 6-7 April 2022

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mount board

    10.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,200
    Rs 4,65,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 25 Details

    Spring Live Auction: Modern Indian Art 6 April 2022

    Arpita Singh

    Twenty-seven...

    Oil on canvas

    65.75 x 59.75 in

    Winning bid
    $288,000
    Rs 2,16,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 47 Details

    Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on mount board

    7 x 4.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,055
    Rs 75,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 48 Details

    Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

    Arpita Singh

    Women

    Ink on paper

    11.25 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $5,423
    Rs 3,90,480
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 23 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 25 May 2021

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    10.75 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,353
    Rs 1,69,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 27 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 4 May 2021

    Arpita Singh

    Untitled

    Serigraph on paper

    28 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    $1,380
    Rs 99,360
    (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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