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Arpita Singh
(1937)

Draped and Undraped Figures




"Arpita Singh has pushed the visual lexicon of the middle-aged woman further than almost any other woman artist. The anomaly between the aging body and the residue of desire, between the ordinary and the divine and the threat of the violent fluxes of the impinging external world gives her work its piquancy and edge. At the same time she critiques the miasma of urban Indian life with suggestive symbols of violence that impinge on the sphere...



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  Lot 28 of 65  

THE ART OF INDIA AUCTION
18-19 MAY 2022

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Winning Bid
$5,037
Rs 3,82,800

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpita Singh
Draped and Undraped Figures

Inscribed 'DRAPED AND UNDRAPED FIGURS' [sic] (lower right), dated and signed '1.11.96/ ARPITA SINGH' (lower left); signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH/ 1996' (on the reverse)
1996
Watercolour on paper
12 x 8 in (30.5 x 20.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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