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Arpita Singh
(1937)

Short Stories - VIII




"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 55 of 99  

99 MODERN PAPERWORKS
20-21 JULY 2011

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Arpita Singh
Short Stories - VIII

Signed in English (lower left) and dated in English (upper right)
2006
Watercolour on paper
7 x 5 in (17.8 x 12.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Arpita Singh - Picture Postcard 2003-2006, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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