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Described as a figurative artist and a modernist, Arpita Singh was born in 1937 in what is now Bangladesh. She received her diploma in Fine Arts at Delhi Polytechnic and worked for the Indian Government's Cottage Industries Restoration Program. Singh's paintings depict a woman's point of view about everyday life in India. She uses vibrant colours, and her paintings burst at the seams with teeming life forms and objects or motifs like guns, cars, planes, animals, trees and flowers.
Amongst several other awards and recognitions, Arpita Singh received the Padma Bhushan in 2011. She is married to fellow painter Paramjit Singh and currently lives and works in New Delhi, India.
Limited Edition Prints are a series of identical prints of an artwork, commissioned by the artist. Restricted to a one-time printing of a certain number of pieces, each print is numbered and signed by the artist, establishing its’ authenticity.
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|Size :||28 x 23 inches|
|Provenance:||From the Artist|
|Edition:||Edition of 50|
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