Avinash Chandra (1901-1993)
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, OXFORD
Avinash Chandra (1901-1993)

Midday

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Avinash Chandra (1901-1993)
Midday
signed and dated 'Avinash 60' (lower right); inscribed '62 Ashbourne Avenue London - N.W. 11' ; again inscribed 'ARTIST. AVINASH CHANDRA Title: The Road'; bearing label 'Exhibited at Bear Lane Gallery 6 Bear Lane, Oxford Date: 17th May 1960 No. 20 Title: Midday by Avinash Chandra Purchaser ; Mrs. Gaston' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
24 7/8 x 30 in. (65 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted in 1960
Provenance
Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot Essay

As I painted, I found shapes thrusting upwards like plants or mushrooms, shapes that virtually exploded into life. This convulsive element stimulated and excited me, and more drawings and paintings magically materialized.

Avinash Chandra (Artist Statement, Avinash Chandra, Rose Fried Gallery, October - November, 1968)
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