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Arpana Caur
Yogini



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 92 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpana Caur
Yogini
Signed and dated 'arpana caur 2008' (lower right)
2008
Oil on canvas
59.25 x 69 in (150.5 x 175 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property of a Lady, Mumbai

PUBLISHED
Yashodhara Dalmia, Gayatri Sinha, et al., eds., Arpana Caur: Abstract Figuration, New Delhi: Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, 2011, p. 159 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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