The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM

Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery

Vanished

When things vanish it feels bad. When cultures vanish it feels worse. Here is a Yao Shaman’s manuscript that came to me about 2 years ago. About 4 months ago, … Continue reading

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

What lies within? Copper Manuscript

Found in Odisha, it is said to be a Buddhist Mahayana mansucript in Pali script hand-handhammered into copper plates. Imagine the trouble that went into creating this …. Similar examples … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Yao Legends through Rare Folk Art Paintings

Presenting 4 paintings from the Yao group of Vietnam. Yao paintings are always full of character and layers of stories embedded within. But these 4 paintings have two characteristics that … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kammavaca Art – Buddhist Manuscripts from Myanmar

Exploring the art in Ancient Buddhist manuscripts

June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Antique Cheriyal Painted Scroll – Art for Oral Traditions

In  South Indian Paintings  – A catalogue of the British Museum collection, A. L. Dallaiccola notes  “Although in the past the majority of Indian people might have been illiterate, they … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pattua Singing from Bengal

In Bengal, in the olden days, in order to disseminate the holy stories, folk legends adn perhaps even news of major events, Pattua scrolls were used. Women first painted out … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Textiles in Ancient Jain Kalpasutras

Sharing the diverse range of gorgeous textiles seen in ancient Jain manuscripts from India

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art in Jain Cosmology – Painting of Loknar or Lok Purush

Every religion has its own set of beliefs but few have their beliefs manifested prolifically in art forms as Jainism (& Buddhism). Conveying the philosophy is paintings and drawings on … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

18th / 19th Century Yao Painted scrolls, North Vietnam

Art. A subject that seems enticing, mysterious as well as ambiguous. An area where it is hard to be sure of oneself especially with respect to valuation. When I look … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

FOLLOW

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 5,204 other subscribers

ARCHIVES

Community

  • Well Balanced Millennial
  • thisisthedailygrind
  • Marjo "Dice" Degoro
  • aboutitall
  • A JACOB
  • Mugilan Raju
  • Lluís Bussé
  • srijan
  • beckyphurd
  • Thegreyeye
  • joshi daniel
  • beccapbeauty
  • dalegreenearts
  • mysticreflection
  • New Lune
  • www.dailydiyhacks.com
  • A.C. Stark
  • anthonygrootelaar
  • bignsmol
  • Laura J Warden
  • The Alchemist
  • Sunith
  • elisabethkhan
  • The Historical Diaries
  • CelebrityNewsPW
  • s.marsh.c
  • kkessler833
  • map195
  • Edge of Humanity Magazine
  • Art of Blogging
  • The Only Place Where you can Find Extraordinary Jewelry and Fashion
  • Ihagh G. T.
  • WRA Realty.com
  • beautysecret
  • adorapc
  • farahpinklady
  • Limitless Travelling With K
  • keetujk
  • Shivangi
  • PMu
  • Rz
  • Stwayne Keubrick's Art Shop
  • Carly | FearlessFemaleTravels.com
  • johnwreford
  • bobbysanchez411
  • Little Miss Traveller
  • **Small Town Girl**
  • wovensouls
  • keyur201102
  • Bill

TRANSLATE

EMAIL

jaina@wovensouls.com

ABOUT ME