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Arpana Caur
Tree of Suffering, Tree of Enlightenment



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 86 of 130  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2008
3-4 SEPTEMBER 2008

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$28,750
Rs 11,50,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpana Caur
Tree of Suffering, Tree of Enlightenment
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
2000
Oil on canvas
57 x 80.5 in (144.8 x 204.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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