Inks and Watercolour, 1961 – 35 mm slide

Series nameSlides from the 1960s

This colour painting was completed in 1961 and measures 325mm x 600mm. The painting is colourful, depicting images of the “third eye”, as well as triangular and circular shapes. It is representative of Chandra’s artistic style in the early to mid sixties.The slide was mounted in New York.

Date of Creation / Publication1961
CreatorChandra, Avinash
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberAvinash Chandra Collection (GB 2661 AC)
Catalogue NumberAC/SS/1960/3
CopyrightValerie Murray Chandra
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Valerie Murray Chandra
Series notesThe slides from the 1960s provide a glimpse into the artistic development of Avinash Chandra, in what has been said to be his most successful decade. The sixties brought Chandra highly acclaimed exhibitions in the UK, Europe and the USA, a BBC documentary and the opportunity to travel around the world showcasing his new work.
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.