Arpita Singh

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Born in what is now Bangladesh in 1937, Arpita Singh received her Diploma in Fine Arts at the Delhi Polytechnic before taking up the job of a designer at the Weaver’s Service Centers in Kolkata and Delhi.

She has participated in several shows at Royal Academy of Arts, London; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and in Geneva amongst others. Her prominent solo shows are ‘Picture Postcard 2003 – 2006’ at Vadehra Art Gallery, Delhi in 2006; ‘Memory Jars’ at Bose Pacia Modern, New York in 2003; and ‘Drawing 94’at Gallery Espace, Delhi in 1994. She has also participated in the 3rd and 4th Triennials in Delhi; the 1987 Havana Biennale; and the Indo-Greek Cultural Exhibition in Greece in 1984. She has received Padma Bhushan in 2011.

She lives and works in Delhi.

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