Singh, Sushila: Yugoslav Waterfront – SOLD
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Artist: Sushila Singh (1904-1999)
Title and date: Yugoslav Waterfront, 1960s
Size of picture: 70 x 90 cms.
Description: This is Sushila Singh at the height of her abstract powers. A beautifully composed and powerful oil on board playing with darkness and light, substance and shadow. This is one of the finest works in the entire collection. The painting is signed lower left and bears a gallery label to the reverse indicating it was exhibited at ‘The New Arts Centre’ in 1966, newly framed.
More images can be provided on request.
An underappreciated painter, muralist and wood engraver, she was born in India and studied at Hornsey School of Art and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1929. Her early work was surrealist, her later work was more abstract with a near dream-like quality and is only now being properly appreciated.
She took part in many shows including by the Arts Council’s Committee for Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) during the Second World War and in public galleries including in Bradford, Leeds and Wakefield; her work is held in many galleries. She lived in Bournemouth and was married to the decorative artist Arthur Henry Andrews (1906-1966.