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The International Art Festival 2017 at Konark, Odisha

The International Art Festival 2017 at Konark, Odisha

I was fortunate to visit International Sand Festival today with a very close colleague of mine (Rana da) and his family (Bhabi ji and their cute little daughter). We drove from Bhubaneswar to Konark via Puri. There is always a newness about the Puri temple (built in 1162) every time I went there. With each visit to the temple made for Lord Jagannath, his elder brother and younger sister, I come to know little more about the art, culture and interesting mysteries around the temple. So, this time I observed some beautiful paintings on the inner walls of the roof of the...


Shri Krishna's Raas Leela

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Shri Krishna's Raas Leela

This is one of the most romantic moment captured on the Patta (Hand made canvas). Raas Leela is the divine and devotional dance done by Lord krishna with Radha Rani and all Gopi of virndavan on full moon day which is known as Sharad Purnima. These not only serve decorative purpose but also invoke feelings of devotion and modesty in the beholder. The Mysore style paintings are best known for their elegance, intense vegetable colours and attention to detail. Delicate lines, intricate brush strokes, glossy gold leaf, stylish delineation of figures make these paintings unique.    ~ Wiki


Make your home more vibrant with some of the rare Paintings

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Make your home more vibrant with some of the rare Paintings

Patachitra is an ancient art form originated from the eastern part of India way back in 5th century BC. It is primarily known for its intricate motifs and vibrancy. This art form has been embraced by tourists flocking to eastern part of India from different corners of the globe and of religious backgrounds, cultures and traditions. Over the years, such exclusive paintings have given a collective and fresh perspective to your walls. In this era of globalization, Internet has played a paramount role in bring countries together, cultures together, religions together, so on and so forth. I can gift a...


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Looks like it’s time to reassess the bigger is better myth when it comes to art. While large art still holds center stage and stimulates interest by its sheer grandeur, the concept of smaller canvases is slowly gaining popularity among art lovers. Small format art has a lot going for it. This genre is intimate, easy displayable, portable and great for gifting. It is especially apt for our era when limited wall space and shrinking purses restricts us from buying larger pieces of art.