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Lot 6
Arpana Caur
Weaver of Dream



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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  Lot 6 of 125  

SPRING AUCTION 2006
15-16 MARCH 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$25,838
Rs 11,11,030

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpana Caur
Weaver of Dream
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
2000
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 55.5 in (74.9 x 141 cm)

Exhibited and Published: Indiart, presented by International Institute of Fine Arts, India, Samina Inc and Rossi and Rossi Gallery, London, 2001

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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