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It’s all in the Detail: Exploring India’s Textile Traditions

The weaving and embroidery techniques seen in Indian textiles open windows into the symbolic, cultural and ritual beliefs of the people who created them. Continue reading

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Folk And Tribal Arts of India: Part 1

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart introduces the indigenous art forms of Patachitra and Jogi Art alongside illustrated lots from Storyltd’s upcoming auction of tribal and folk art NEW YORK: On September 24th StoryLTD’s newest Absolute Auction of Folk and Tribal Art will … Continue reading

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Jangarh Singh Shyam’s Traditions in Folk Art Carry On Strong

 Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart on the continual legacy and evolution of Gond Folk Art.  New York: The Gond tribe, one of the largest communities in India, is well known for utilizing song, dance, and arts both in times of mourning … Continue reading

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Folk and Tribal Art: Gond Painting

Josheen Oberoi of Saffronart looks (very briefly) at what constitutes Gond Art New York: Folk and tribal arts are relatively less exposed forms of narrative Indian art and contain within them a gamut of styles originating from various geographical regions … Continue reading

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