Avinash Chandra, mid 1950s – Photograph

Series nameSlides from the 1950s

This colour slide features Avinash Chandra seated on a bench in a gallery, at one of his first exhibitions in England. His paintings are displayed on the walls around him. This image was captured in the late 1950’s or early ’60s.

Date of Creation / Publicationmid 1950s
CreatorChandra, Avinash
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberAvinash Chandra Collection (GB 2661 AC)
Catalogue NumberAC/SS/1950/1
CopyrightValerie Murray Chandra
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Valerie Murray Chandra
Series notesThis group of slides feature art work by Avinash Chandra and several photographs captured while working in London in the late 1950s. In the mid sixties, Chandra moved to New York, where many of these slides were mounted.
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.