Frank Hinder Australian Artist

Frank Hinder

Dance of the snake-charmer (Uday Shan-kar), 1933
pencil and crayon on tissue
50.1 x 30.2 cm
signed & dated lr Title inscribed below

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Exh; AGNSW 1980 n0 30

The final w/c, exh GG 1937 was destroyed. The Hinders saw him dance in Boston in 1933. Shan-kar combined classical Hindu and Western elements. He adapted dance in depth in temples into more frontal dance for theatre.

Frank Hinder, Dance of the snake-charmer (Uday Shan-kar)

Copyright Estate of Frank Hinder

Francis (Frank) Henry Critchley Hinder (1906–1992) was an award winning Australian painter, sculptor and art teacher who is also known for his camouflage designs in World War II.