Avinash Chandra

Born in Simla in 1931, Chandra studied painting at the Polytechnic in Delhi, where in 1953 he joined the staff until 1956 when he moved to London. In 1951 he held his first one-man exhibition in India, showing the following years in Belfast, Paris, Amsterdam, Zurich, Copenhagen, Stockholm and in several cities in the UK. In 1964 he became the first Indian artist to exhibit at the Documenta in Kassel. His works were then shown in the USA, Canada...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1967 Fellowship, Fairfield Foundation, USA
  • 1965 John D Rockefeller III Fund Fellowship
  • 1962 Gold Medal, Prix Europeenne, Ostend, Belgium
  • 1954 First Prize, Narional Exhibition of Art, New Delhi
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    Lot 5 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    Avinash Chandra

    Girl and Flowers

    Oil on hardboard

    34.75 x 22.5 in

    Winning bid
    $13,521
    Rs 9,60,000
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    Lot 55 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Avinash Chandra

    Shah Alam's Tomb

    Oil on canvas

    25.25 x 30 in



    Lot 56 Details

    Evening Sale | Mumbai, Live 16 February 2017

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    23.5 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $14,545
    Rs 9,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art 30 Nov-1 Dec 2016

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Watercolour and sketch pen on paper

    21 x 28.75 in

    Winning bid
    $5,112
    Rs 3,47,616
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 39 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 9-10 July 2019

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    21.5 x 16.5 in

    Winning bid
    $896
    Rs 60,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 14 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 January 2019

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Ink and watercolour on paper

    16.5 x 21 in

    Winning bid
    $1,506
    Rs 1,03,914
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    Lot 17 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles 24-25 April 2018

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    8.75 x 11.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,422
    Rs 91,008
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 18 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles 24-25 April 2018

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Ink and pen on watercolour board

    10 x 19 in

    Winning bid
    $1,578
    Rs 1,00,992
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 2 of 2 works

    Lot 64 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    13.25 x 24 in




    Lot 65 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Avinash Chandra

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    13.5 x 24.5 in







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