Avinash Chandra at Horizon Gallery – Artist Information Card

Series nameChandra in the 1980s

The Horizon Gallery in London held an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Avinash Chandra from 15 April until 9 May 1987. This black and white artist information card was produced by the Horizon Gallery and includes a short piece about the development development of Chandra’s work written by artist Amal Ghosh. The card provides a brief biography and lists the exhibitions which Chandra had participated in since 1951.

Date of Creation / Publication1987
CreatorHorizon Gallery
Associated Person/ OrganisationChandra, Avinash
Collection and Reference NumberAvinash Chandra Collection (GB 2661 AC)
Catalogue NumberAC/1980/6
CopyrightValerie Murray Chandra
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Valerie Murray Chandra
Series notesThe artwork of the last decade of Avinash Chandra's life can be best described by quoting artist Amal Ghosh, from the Horizon Gallery exhibition card in 1987. He writes, 'Avinash has changed. The later work is more poetic...full of birds and flowers...Even the way paint is applied has undergone a radical change. The Chernobyl disaster has penetrated the quiet studio of the artist'. This group features pamphlets, invitation cards, leaflets and a photograph of Avinash Chandra from the 1980s. Avinash Chandra died in September 1991.
Collection notesThe Avinash Chandra Collection is divided by decades and a grouping featuring selected slides. The 1950s to 1980s sections feature exhibition catalogues, photographs of paintings, drawings and murals and promotional material. The selections of 35mm slides depict Chandra's art work over the decades.