Tag Archives: Krishna

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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Sita Devi: A Legendary Mithila Artist

In conjunction with Saffronart’s upcoming auction of Indian Folk & Tribal Art, Nishad Avari shares a note on Sita Devi, one of the most important and celebrated Mithila artists Mumbai: We have already blogged about the history and aesthetics of … Continue reading

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Poetry and Painting: Krishna in the Mewar School of Indian Miniature Paintings

Amy Lin of Saffronart explores the significance of Krishna in the Mewar miniature painting tradition New York:  One of the most fascinating types of ancient painting is the Mewar school of Indian miniatures that continues to baffle viewers today with … Continue reading

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