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Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra

Art in Mud – Village Scenes

This artwork by Dinesh Chandra Kumhar from Molela village was exhibited at the Serendipity Arts Festival 2016 Goa curated by the leading thinker in the world of Indian Art- Shri Jyotindet Jain.

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This reminds me of Sainchi Phulkari Textile Art from Punjab – the concept & theme is the same but the medium is different.

For many of us, the appeal lies as much in the life scenarios conveyed as in the actual art and craft!

Fortunately, most Asian countries straddle several eras at once – each era being lived by a different village or people group. So it is not impossible to travel across time …

Jan 2016

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3 comments on “Art in Mud – Village Scenes

  1. Leonie Andrews
    January 16, 2017

    What wonderful pieces of art. Have these pieces been fired. They almost look like sun-dried clay, but I am sure they would have cracked if there were unfired.

  2. wovensouls
    January 16, 2017

    I have no idea as I do not know very much about this art form. But will check in my photos if I clicked the explanation note card ….

  3. wovensouls
    January 17, 2017

    Leonie, I have now added the photo of the text accompaniment that explains the artwork!

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