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"Life is like a dollhouse. We are all always playing musical chairs. Playfulness is my language, not my subject."
- ARPITA SINGH

Arpita Singh's work is frequently inspired by the private lives of women, and the external events that affect them. Like these lives, her dense, multilayered canvases defy any single interpretation. Known for her vibrant palette and recurring motifs, primarily of everyday domestic objects, Singh...



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  Lot 79 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$105,000
Rs 77,70,000

(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
Saffronart, 5-6 December 2018, lot 67
Private Collection, New Delhi

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

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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