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Arpana Caur
(1954)

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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 64 of 110  

ABSOLUTE AUCTION OF INDIAN ART & COLLECTIBLES
15-16 MAY 2013

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Winning Bid
Rs 29,640
$570

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpana Caur
Compassion

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2007
Pencil and Pastel on paper
14 x 10 in (35.6 x 25.4 cm)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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