Painted Screen

Arpita Singh (Indian, b. 1937), Paramjit Singh (Indian, b. 1935)

  • Date: 1997
  • Dimensions: Screen height ranging from 158 cm to 200 cm; Overall width 224 cm; Painted panels H. 106-135 cm, W. 44.5 cm
  • Medium: Oil on board
  • Region: India
  • Museum number: MAC.01097

A Victorian screen made of four panels with hand-cut bevelled glass covering the top and painted panels on the bottom. This is a commissioned artwork, the panels painted with a unique style on each side by artists Arpita Singh and Paramjit Singh respectively – the former presenting an elaborate figurative narrative and the latter presenting an intricate change of seasons.


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