Gond Tribal Art

Gond Tribal Art

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Patachitra painting of Dancing Ganesha Pattachitra is a traditional painting style of Odisha, India.These paintings are based on Hindu mythology specially inspired by Jagannath and Vaishnava cult. Pattachitra style of painting is one of the oldest and most popular art forms of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning canvas, and chitra, meaning picture. The traditions of pattachitra paintings are more than thousand years old. Even today all colours used…

Patachitra painting of Dancing Ganesha Pattachitra is a traditional painting style of Odisha, India.These paintings are based on Hindu mythology specially inspired by Jagannath and Vaishnava cult. Pattachitra style of painting is one of the oldest and most popular art forms of Odisha. The name Pattachitra has evolved from the Sanskrit words patta, meaning canvas, and chitra, meaning picture. The traditions of pattachitra paintings are more than thousand years old. Even today all colours used…

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Original Rare Painting of Goddess Lakshmi and Ganesh in Bengal Kalighat Patachitra style. http://bit.ly/VqmNaI

Original Rare Painting of Goddess Lakshmi and Ganesh in Bengal Kalighat Patachitra style. http://bit.ly/VqmNaI

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Gond tribal art hails from the Gond tribal community which is amongst the biggest aboriginal communities of Central India. Their art is a medium to express their daily life’s quest. It holds the faith which says that seeing a good image, begets good fortune. So, the Gonds use customary motifs and tattoos to adorn their dwellings as well as their floors. The Gond paintings gel with works of a modern art gallery. The art bears an arresting resemblance to Northern Australia aborigines’ art. It…

Gond tribal art hails from the Gond tribal community which is amongst the biggest aboriginal communities of Central India. Their art is a medium to express their daily life’s quest. It holds the faith which says that seeing a good image, begets good fortune. So, the Gonds use customary motifs and tattoos to adorn their dwellings as well as their floors. The Gond paintings gel with works of a modern art gallery. The art bears an arresting resemblance to Northern Australia aborigines’ art. It…

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Saraswati. Painting in the Kalighat style. Calcutta, India, 1870  Kalighat painting evolved as a unique painting style in the rapidly urbanizing cityscape of 19th-century Kolkata. Reflecting a new language, these paintings recorded the changes in lifestyles, values, and a new visual vocabulary brought forth by lithographic presses and studio photography. The artists who developed the Kalighat painting style were traditional scroll painters (patuas). In catering to the transient, urban…

Saraswati. Painting in the Kalighat style. Calcutta, India, 1870 Kalighat painting evolved as a unique painting style in the rapidly urbanizing cityscape of 19th-century Kolkata. Reflecting a new language, these paintings recorded the changes in lifestyles, values, and a new visual vocabulary brought forth by lithographic presses and studio photography. The artists who developed the Kalighat painting style were traditional scroll painters (patuas). In catering to the transient, urban…

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Patachitra paintings

Patachitra paintings

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'Tiger-woman' by Indian (Bengali) Kalighat painter Kalam Patua (b.1962). ty pretty begonia. via India Art from the Heart

'Tiger-woman' by Indian (Bengali) Kalighat painter Kalam Patua (b.1962). ty pretty begonia. via India Art from the Heart

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