14 Facts About Arpita Singh


Arpita Singh brings her inner vision of emotions to the art inspired by her own background and what she sees around the society that mainly affects women.

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Arpita Singh's works include traditional Indian art forms and aesthetics, like miniaturist painting and different forms of folk art, employing them in her work regularly.

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Arpita Singh left the city with her mother and brother in 1946, a year before India got its independence from the British rule in 1947.

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Arpita Singh took on a job with the Cottage Industries Restoration Program, a body of the Government of India.

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Arpita Singh has significant contributions through a different social and political awareness.

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Post 1972, Arpita Singh extensively showed her work at Royal Academy of Arts at London, the Centre Georges Pompiduo, Paris, show in Geneva and at the Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney.

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Arpita Singh's works have been exhibited at 'Modern and Contemporary Indian Art' at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2006; 'Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art' at Grosvenor Gallery, London, 2009; 'Kalpana: Figurative Art in India' presented by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations at Aicon Gallery, London, 2009; 'The Root of Everything' at Gallery Mementos, Bangalore, 2009.

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Arpita Singh's work was included in the 2022 exhibition Women Painting Women at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

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Arpita Singh would draw daily use objects like trees, flowers, flower vases, animals, teapots, pillows, festoons and flags, and show women surrounded by them.

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Arpita Singh painted a series of paintings on the subject "Women with a Girl Child" in the last decade of 20th century.

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Arpita Singh's paintings spoke a lot about wars and situation of turmoil at the national and international level.

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Arpita Singh would draw objects like guns, knives, cars and planes, soldiers, killers and corpses.

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Arpita Singh has exhibited all over the world, at both individual and group exhibits.

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Arpita Singh has more than twenty solo shows to her credit including several in Chandigarh, Bhopal, Mumbai and New Delhi.

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