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Arpita Singh
Unveiling



"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 62 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpita Singh
Unveiling
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2002
Watercolour on paper
18.5 x 14 in (47 x 35.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist, 2003

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Tiger by the Tail: Woman Artists of India Transforming Culture, The Woman's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, 2007
Arpita Singh: Memory Jars, Bose Pacia, New York, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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