These paintings are on the stone interiors of Orcha Rajmahal palace. They are about 400-500 year old. The paintings depicts scenes from ancient epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. Scenes from the life of Lord Ram (the chief deity of Orcha. See Ram Raja mandir) and scenes from Vrindavan’s Lord Krishna are a vibrant display in the palace interiors. The ceilings are also painted.
10 February,2012 |
Late Profs. Ranbir Singh and Vimala Bisht’s house is a treasure house of paintings. Vimla Bisht was acomplished in ceramic and terracotta work. Though the professors are no more, their house cum studio is an art lover’s delight in Lucknow, India. Padmashri Prof. RS Bisht was Principal at College of Fine Arts and an accomplished painter.
09 February,2012 |
It's a privilege to walk down a residential area like Shanthinagar in Bangalore and find the streets decorated with rangolis – as if to welcome you. Art has been integrated as part of the sacred. Rangolis are made to honour and welcome gods. This is daily art therapy!
22 July,2010 |
This is street art from India. This Rangoli is made using a moistened stick of chalk. The design uses a star-shape as its base.
13 March,2010 |