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Arpita Singh
(1937)

Wish Dream



Born in 1937, Arpita Singh`s deep and complex oeuvre, spanning more than four decades, is informed by and addresses the multiple histories she has witnessed and narratives she has played a part in developing, ranging from the personal to the national. Additionally, Singh’s body of figurative work is frequently inspired by the private and public lives of women, particularly her own, and by the external events that have an effect on them. Like...



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  Lot 50 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
Rs 9,56,21,000
$2,223,744

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpita Singh
Wish Dream

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
2000-01
Oil on canvas
287 x 159 in (729 x 403.9 cm)

This mural comprises sixteen individual canvases, each of varying dimensions, ranging from 14 x 49 inches to 63 x 89 inches

EXHIBITED:
Arpita Singh, Gallery Threshold at Nirlac Centre, New Delhi, 2001

PUBLISHED:
Memory, Metaphor, Mutations: Contemporary Art of India and Pakistan, Yashodhara Dalmia and Salima Hashmi, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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