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Avinash Chandra
Untitled


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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  Lot 73 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Avinash Chandra
Untitled
1963
Acrylic, watercolour, pastel and marker on paper pasted on Masonite board
47.5 x 71.5 in (120.6 x 181.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Manifestations VII, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2012
The Naked and the Nude: The Body in Indian Modern Art, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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