Schandra Singh

The White Suit

Lot No
13
Medium
Oil on canvas
Year
2006
Size
107 x 78
Estimate
Rs. 6,00,000 - 8,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 6,07,200

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated : On the Reverse

Exhibited : The Cool School, Institute of Contemporary Indian Art, Mumbai, 2008

Provenance : From a private Mumbai collection, property was acquired by the present owner from The Arts Trust

about artist

Born in Suffern, NY, USA, in 1977, Schandra Singh completed B.F.A. Honors from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI in 1999 apart from receiving M.F.A Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT in 2006. The artist’s select exhibitions include one at galerie bertrand & gruner, Geneva, Switzerland (solo, 2008); ‘SCOPE New York’, Lincoln Center, USA (2007); ‘Around and Around 1000 Times’, RARE, New York (solo, 2007); Selected Artist Show, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, USA (2006); Summer Show 2006, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, USA (2006); Holiday Show, Baumgartner Gallery, New York (2006), and M.F.A. Exhibition, Yale University School of Art Gallery, USA (2006). Schandra Singh’s recent large-scale paintings address the issue of escapism as a means of coping with suffering. The artist’s characters are struggling to manage their inner conflicts and crises by running away from their sense of guilt, fears or responsibilities through various types of leisure activities.