India is home to different forms of art. Our rich cultural diversity brings together a repertoire of art forms which have been practiced by generations. Figurative paintings and landscapes are considered as traditional art as they follow the age old tradition of showcasing what you see on your canvas.
Traditional art brings together folk and tribal art in addition to the traditional practices in art. It is identified with subjects that are associated with various cultural groups. More often we see portraits, figures, scenes of everyday life, mythological subjects shown in traditional art. It comprises of narratives of the bygone era in the form of realistic or representational paintings or sculptures.
Traditional paintings most often carry a rustic aesthetic sense which is combined with creativity and visual expression of an artist. Madhubani, Warli, Miniature, Kalighat and Pattachitra are some of the popular traditional art styles from India. Traditional art is a great way to connect yourself to your ethnicity. So what are you waiting for, get a traditional artwork home at the click of the mouse only on Mojarto.
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By R Sukumaran
Painting, 43.5 X 34 In
Oil on Canvas