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Warli Painting

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Author: 
Jayashree Sadasivan
Medium: 
Acrylic
Dimensions: 11 in × 14 in × 0 in

This painting is an Indian Folk style painting called Warli Painting. This original painting comes with a ready to hang frame.

India has a rich tradition of folk arts the custodians of which are the many tribes that live in the interiors of various states.

Warli art is a beautiful folk art of Maharashtra, traditionally created by the tribal women.

The most important aspect of the painting is that it does not depicts mythological characters or images of deities, but depict social life. Pictures of human beings and animals, along with scenes from daily life are created in a loose rhythmic pattern. Warli paintings are painted traditionally white on mud walls. The paintings are beautifully executed and resembles pre-historic cave paintings in execution and usually depict scenes of human figures engaged in activities like hunting, dancing, sowing and harvesting.

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