Maa Durga Story- Kalighat Painting
$1680 (30″ x 88″)
Durga is a Hindu goddess and is known as one of the aspects of Mahadevi. She is worshipped because she represents protection, strength, motherhood, destruction and wars.
Durga is seen as a protective, motherly god and she’s often depicted as being beautiful and carrying different weapons to fight off evil. Durga is believed to unleash her divine wrath against the wicked in order to liberate the oppressed, and this often entails destruction to empower creation.
Kalighat painting or Kalighat Pat originated in the 19th century in West Bengal, India, in the vicinity of Kalighat Kali Temple, Kalighat, Calcutta, India. From the depiction of Hindu gods, god, and other mythological characters, the Kalighat paintings developed to reflect a variety of subjects, including many depictions of everyday life.
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Indian Folk Art
One of the few forms of entertainment in ancient India was folk arts. Indian Folk arts are culturally based art forms that are handed down through generations. These traditional Indian folk arts include music, dancing, puppetry, storytelling, and much more. International Indian Folk Art Gallery mainly focuses on visual arts.
Indian Folk art is a term that refers to the artwork of people who are not professional artists, such as painters or sculptors, and is often created in isolation. The term can refers to Indian Folk art in general. No formal qualification is required to produce Indian Folk art, and the style of work reflects the culture from which it originates.
India has always been a melting pot of cultures and traditions. It is also one of the few places in the world that have preserved centuries-old Indian art through its heritage and vibrant culture.
The Indian government has taken many initiatives to keep this rich cultural traditional folk art alive. They are making it easier for future generations to access this heritage which will help diversify the country’s culture even more. However, government alone cannot stop the extinction of these traditional Indian Folk art forms without support from every Indian, living in India or abroad.
India is a beautiful land that portrayed cultural and traditional vibrancy through its conventional arts and crafts for over 3000 years. The 35 states and union territories across the country have their own distinct cultural and traditional identities and are displayed through various forms of art prevalent there.
Every region in India has its own style and pattern of art, which is known as Folk Art. There are over 50 Folk Arts in India, they are very ethnic and simple, and yet colourful and vibrant enough to speak volumes about the country’s rich heritage. Many are on the verge of extinction. Please read the full article here >>
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