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Arpita Singh
A Dead Man on The Street: Is it you Krishna?


Arpita Singh’s art is an interweaving of the craft of textiles and her own experiences of pain, fear, love and grief. Her idiom employs the intricacy of the Bengali kantha, which she fostered through her years as a designer for the Weavers’ Service Centre, a government agency supporting India’s indigenous textile traditions. Singh had turned to figuration in the 1970s, following years of dealing with abstracts. Her subject matter, often...



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  Lot 67 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Rs 50,40,000
$82,623

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpita Singh
A Dead Man on The Street: Is it you Krishna?
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
1994
Oil on canvas
59.5 x 65 in (151.1 x 165.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
A Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Of Personal Narratives And Journeys, Bodhi Art, Gurgaon, 2008

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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