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Kalighat-drawings, patachitra, and contemporary Indian artists

Kalighat-drawings, patachitra, and contemporary Indian artists

including the works of Manjit Bawa ... [et al.], December 17 to December 29, 1997

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Published by Birla Academy of Art and Culture in Calcutta .
Written in English


About the Edition

Catalog of the exhibition; chiefly photographic reproductions of paintings.

Edition Notes

Statementpresented by Birla Academy of Art and Culture.
ContributionsBirla Academy of Art & Culture.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23150712M
LC Control Number2008319980

This hand-painted potter’s household patachitra is an exclusive illustration of the poignant Indian folk-art Talapatachitra. Click for larger view: Radha-Krishna Rasalila Size: 6 x 6 inches This uniquely crafted patachitra in vibrant hues depicts the eternal love and devotion . The most exciting part about this contemporary wall art is that they can be modified easily depending on the occasion. With a significant focus on large eyes, big nose and fat belly; the paintings symbolise different festivals of India.

Patachitra painting has traveled across the globe and has become an art form of international repute. Patachitra folk art painting is a hereditary art, practiced by the family of the painters customarily living in the surrounding areas of the Jagannath temple. Patachitra folk art paintings belong to the state of Orissa in India. Patachitra, an ancient folk art of Bengal, is appreciated by art lovers all over the world for its effortless style of drawings, colours, lines and space usage. The world Pata derived from the Sanskrit word Patta means cloth. The painters are called Patuas.

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Kalighat-drawings, patachitra, and contemporary Indian artists Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kalighat Patachitra – A Journey Novem zehra77 Art History, Colonial, Community Heritage, indian school of painting, West Bengal 2 comments “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder” as Plato had once said and it holds true for Kalighat patachitra. Patachitra is an indigenous form of scroll painting popular in West Bengal.

Usually, the proficiency in the art form is borne by those with the last names—Patua or Chitrakar. Nov 2, - Explore nehabharti's board "Patachitra paintings", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Indian art, Indian folk art and Madhubani painting pins. Kalighat painting or Kalighat Pat originated in the 19th century West Bengal, India, in the vicinity of Kalighat Kali Temple, Kalighat, Calcutta, India, and from being items of souvenir taken by the visitors to the Kali temple, the paintings over a period of time developed as a distinct school of Indian the depiction of Hindu gods, god, and other mythological characters, the.

Jul - Explore shilpaatul's board "Indian art - Patachitra paintings", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Indian art, Art and Indian folk art pins.

Patachitra, the folk painting of Odisha, has a history of great itra paintings exhibit the use of strong line and brilliant colors. These are religious paintings which cover themes and events from Indian mythology and Puranas and are mainly made on silk or on old cotton glued with paper.

Patachitras are painted in a regular series like Dashavatar of Vishnu and activities of. In the contemporary work done by rural patua artisans, an Indian folk art, questions about tradition and innovation are interwoven with what I call “cosmopolitan impressions”.

Focusing particularly on the recent development of women as painters and performers of the patua folk craft in an expanded market, through a study of the acquisition of a patachitra collection by the Ethnology Museum Author: Inês Ponte.

Oct - Explore swetarc's board "Patachitra Medinipur", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Painting, Indian art and Art pins. This book is a worthy addition to Phaidon's excellent Art and Ideas series, which provides overviews of the major art traditions of the world.

India is vast (the size of Europe); the birthplace of great religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism; and the home of sophisticated civilizations dating back more than 4, s:   The Art is based on mythological tales and tribal rituals to stories based on modern Indian history and contemporary issues happening in different parts of the World.

Patachitra is derived from the Sanskrit Language word Patta which means Cloth and Chitra means the Drawing, Patachitra has been mentioned in Puranas, Epics, Ancient Literature of.

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (UG), (SIMC-UG), Pune, India [email protected] Abstract: A traditional performative art from eastern India- the patachitra tradition is an integral part of intangible heritage and is an important essence of folk and traditional media.

Through centuries- the patachitra. In the contemporary work done by rural patua artisans, an Indian folk art, questions about tradition and innovation are interwoven with what I call “cosmopolitan impressions”.

Focusing particularly on the recent development of women as painters and performers of the patua folk craft in an expanded market, through a study of the acquisition of a patachitra collection by the Ethnology Museum. Pingla is famous for its Patachitra and Pater Gaan — unique cultural traditions of Bengal and is home to more than Patachitra artists.

Although Patuas mostly paint and sing on various themes like mythological tales, contemporary and social issues too have evolved in recent times. The artist said the scale of the pandemic made it hard to. Contemporary Indian Artists and ISMS.

Photorealism's influence and popularity continues to grow with young and contemporary artists of India following this trend sturdily. For instance, the portraits by Prashant Yampure of the Kathakali dancers captures the reality of the skin texture, the expressions, the mood of the dancers while they.

Pattachitra or Patachitra is a general term for traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, based in the eastern Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal. Pattachitra artform is known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it.

Pattachitra is one of the ancient artworks of Odisha. [citation needed] Pattachitras are a component of an ancient Bengali Alternative names: OD: ପଟ୍ଟଚିତ୍ର, BN:. Patachitra literally translates to scroll painting. Practised in many regions of India, most notable in Bengal and Orissa, patachitra scroll paintings essentially cater to a religious purpose, depicting Hindu deities and episodes from Hindu epics and sometimes local folklores.

Pattachitra evolved from broken down into its two parts, Patta means cloth, and Chitra meansPattachitra is a picture painted on a piece of cloth. This form of art is closely related to the cult of Shri Jagannath and the temple traditions in : Roshni Subudhi.

The Patachitra are generally located as the earliest indigenous paintings in the Indian state of Orissa. The tradition of Patachitra is closely linked with the worship of Lord Jagannath and claims a distinct place of its own because of its exquisite workmanship. The origin of.

Kolkata, as India’s unofficial cultural capital, has pioneered several movements and trends in literature, theater, and the visual arts over the past several at painting, a school of art founded in the city during the 19th century, is among those rich legacies the country continues to bask in : Sridevi Nambiar.

Many scholars and artists have commented about the influence of other Indian schools of painting on manuscript illustrations of Assam. Neog () uses reference from various scholars and points out the similarity in these illustrations with the illustrated Jain, Newari and Oriya schools of manuscript paintings.

Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune. Download PDF Version. Abstract. The Patachitra is a traditional performative art from eastern India. Especially a predominant part of traditional media from the present Indian states of Odisha, West Bengal and parts of Bihar and Jharkhand, Patachitras are expressed in their original ways and methods.

Patachitra or painting on scrolls refers to the traditional folk art of eastern India, found in the states of West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand. Each state renders its uniqueness to the art.

In this post, I will elaborate on the Patachitra traditions of .Painting is an art form that has flourished in India from very early periods.

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