This is a beautiful and RARE Antique Mid Century Modern Asian Indian Abstract Oil Painting on canvas by famous Indian musician Shubhendra Shubo Shankar, eldest son of the world renowned Indian musicians Ravi Shankar and Annapurna Devi. This work was painted in the late 1960s when Shankar was earning a degree in fine arts at the Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles.
This work was created while Shankar was staying at his famous fathers home in Hollywood, California. Shubho Shankar is mostly well known as a musician, but he was also an aspiring artist in his early years.This work was acquired from a deceased estate in Los Angeles, California. The painting is very vivid, with bold abstractions of yellow, red and orange set against a black background. Signed Shubho Shankar on the verso of the canvas. Some minor scuffing / paint loss from age please see photos. Approximately 30 1/2 x 40 1/2 including frame.
Please check my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks! A member of one of Indias most prominent musical families, Shankar studied the sitar as a youth with both his father and his mother, Annapurna Devi, a master surbahar (bass sitar) player and daughter of the legendary Indian musician Ustad Allaudin Khan.
As a young man living in his fathers home in Hollywood, he devoted his talents to painting and drawing, earning a degree in fine arts from the Otis Art Institute of the Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles. But after years of working as a clerk in a liquor store, painting pictures and drawing illustrations for telephone directories to support his wife and two children, Shankar at the age of 40 took his fathers advice to return to his music full time.
He performed frequently on concert tours, composed music for films and recorded several albums. He also performed with his father, appearing throughout Europe, Asia and the United States, including performances at New Yorks Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center in Washington. The item "RARE Antique Mid Century Modern Asian India Abstract Oil Painting SHANKAR" is in sale since Monday, June 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
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