SIKH HERITAGE AWARDS GALA 2009: ART AUCTION
September 19, 2009 at 7pm | Cipriani | 55 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
ARTIST - Arpana Caur
Arpana Caur, distinguished Indian painter has been exhibited since 1974 across the globe. Her solos apart from Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Bangalore and Chennai have been held in galleries in London, Glasgow, Berlin, Amsterdam, Singapore, Munich, New York and in Stockholm and Copenhagen National Museum.
Her work can be seen in Museums of Modern Art in Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Dusseldorf, Singapore, Bradford, Stockholm, Hiroshima, LA, Asian Art San Francisco, Peabody Essex Boston and Victoria and Albert Museum London. She has been extensively written about filmed, invited to various countries and awarded, including a gold medal in VIth International Triennele 1986 in Delhi.
She was commissioned by Hiroshima Museum of Modern Art to execute a large work for its permanent collection for the 50th anniversary of the Holocaust in 1995, and by Bangalore city and the city of Hamburg to do large noncommercial murals in public spaces. Since 1981 she did three large non-commercial murals in Delhi.
Today her paintings support several projects for the underprivileged, including free vocational training in the Academy of Fine Arts and Literature of which she along with her mother the renowned writer Ajeet Cour, is the Founder Member, a leprosy home in Ghaziabad, ration projects for poor and old widows, and others.
(Oil on Canvas, 45 X 48)
My Earth was Green
(Oil on Canvas, 50 X 58)