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Known for her vibrant palette and recurring motifs, primarily of everyday domestic objects, Arpita Singh packs many incongruous ideas and emotions into her layered works, which draw from a wide range of allusions and influences. After graduating from the Delhi College of Art, Singh worked as a consultant with The Weavers Service Centre, and her paintings often reflect the textured nature of a weave or patchwork. Singh "recycles her modernist...



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  Lot 67 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$123,828
Rs 85,44,132

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpita Singh
Jars
Signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH/ 1997' (lower right)
1997
Oil on canvas
49.75 x 47.5 in (126.3 x 120.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, London, 5 October 1999, lot 135

EXHIBITED
Indian Contemporary Art - Post Independence, organised by Vadehra Art Gallery at New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), July - August 1997

PUBLISHED
Deepak Ananth, Arpita Singh, Penguin Studio in association with New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2015, p. 145 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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