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Arpita Singh
Summer Months


In Summer Months, Arpita Singh gives centre-stage to an ageing woman who reflects on the vagaries of time and the uncertainties of the future. The vulnerable, nude figure is surrounded by funerary images of aged men and women. An atmosphere of mourning pervades these figures. But amid this sadness are also objects and scenes of stark violence. Daggers rain down on the scene; viscera spill out of a body in the corner, and a gun is seen in...



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  Lot 54 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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$180,750
Rs 1,15,68,000

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Arpita Singh
Summer Months
Signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH 2003' (lower centre)
2003
Oil on canvas
47.25 x 59.5 in (120 x 151 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private East Coast Collection
Saffronart, 19-20 September 2012, lot 41
Private Collection, Florida

EXHIBITED:
New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Illinois: Chicago Cultural Center, 21 July - 23 September, 2007; Kansas: Salina Art Center, 5 January - 16 March, 2008; New Brunswick: Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 12 April - 31 July, 2008
Memory Jars, New York: Bose Pacia, 2003

PUBLISHED:
Betty Seid, Johan Pijnappel eds.,New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing , 2007, p.42 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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