Line Drawing, 1969 – Photograph

Series nameSlides from the 1970s

This is a detailed black ink line drawing by Avinash Chandra. The work was completed in 1969 when he made his exhibition debut in Canada. The drawing is representative of Chandra’s art theme in the sixties and seventies: the female body. This particular work depicts segments of colour within the monochrome drawing.

Date of Creation / Publication1969
CreatorChandra, Avinash
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberAvinash Chandra Collection (GB 2661 AC)
Catalogue NumberAC/SS/1970/2
CopyrightValerie Murray Chandra
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Valerie Murray Chandra
Series notesThese two slides from the 1970s, represent the pen and ink drawings of female bodies which Chandra later developed into complex, colourful paintings and murals during this decade.
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.