Wedding Celebrations in Santhal Tribe

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Specifications
Size : 14 X 22 in | 35.6 X 55.9 cm
Medium : Natural colours on paper
Style : Folk
Created in : 2019
Sold by : Gallery
Surface : Shipped Rolled unless rolling not possible
Lot No : MA274228
International shipping : Yes
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International Ships Within : 15 - 18 business days
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About Artist

Suman Chitrakar (35 years) is a young folk artist who carries lineage of traditional Bengal patachitra artists involved in painting patachitra scrolls and compose verses of the songs that accompanies those scrolls. He had learnt the art from Jaideep Chitrakar, another Bengal patachitra scroll painter, and started painting at the age of 20. Suman has been trying new themes into the traditional patachitra art form creating a distinctive style of his own. Like most other Chitrakars in his community, Suman too would rely on his imagination influenced by social and cultural surroundings and events of our times to create and transform new stories into wonderful patachitra scroll paintings and accompanying songs to express stories associated with those scrolls. His artworks have tribal motifs too reflecting life and culture of Santhal tribe. Suman Chitrakar had participated in several events, fairs and art exhibitions in India and in other countries as well, and drawn the attention of art lovers worldwide to this artform. One of his recent participation was in an initiative by West Bengal government’s Biswa Bangla in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and London's Nehru Centre in May 2016. He had also conducted live performances ('Pater Gaan' - singing songs while demonstrating his scroll paintings) and workshops at the Museum of Edinburgh and at the Southside Fringe festival, Art Village in Glasgow. Suman has also conducted workshops on Bengal Pattachitra with: • Happy Hands Foundation, Delhi • Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata an organization under Ministry of Culture, India • Kala Academy, Goa • Various art galleries and educational institutions in Pune and Mumbai His works appears in two books - Bono Bibi of the Sunderbans and Life of Savitribai Phule, the latter was published by Azim Premji University.

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Indian Traditional Art Paintings - Tribal Painting: "Wedding Celebrations in Santhal Tribe” by Sumon Chitrakar - Original Handmade Indian Paintings for Sale in Mojarto - NDTV Art Website - 14"W x 22"H Sumon Chitrakar is a young Indian artist who carries lineage of traditional Bengal patachitra artists involved in painting patachitra scrolls and compose verses that accompanies those scrolls. Sumon has been trying new themes into the traditional patachitra folk art form creating a distinctive style of his own. Like most other Chitrakars (Indian artists) in his community, Sumon too would rely on his imagination influenced by social and cultural surroundings and events of our times to create and transform new stories into wonderful patachitra scroll paintings and accompanying songs to express stories associated with those scrolls. His artworks have tribal motifs too reflecting life and culture of Santhal tribe.