Traditional Gond Art – Bird on Tree

19,200.00

  • Original handmade tribal gond painting illustrating traditional tree of life with bird in it.
  • Traditional art practiced by Gond Tribe since thousands of years.
  • The painting earlier used to decorate mud walls.
  • The paintings are painted with natural colors obtained from various sources like flowers, stones etc.
  • This painting has been made using colours picked by the artisans from their natural ecosystem.
  • Country of Origin : India

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Description

  • Gond painting is form of painting from folk and tribal art that is practiced by one of the largest tribes in India – the Gond – who are predominantly from Madhya Pradesh, but can also be found in pockets of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha.
  • The history of the Gond people dates nearly 1400 years.
  • The paintings use vibrant colors like orange, yellow, blue and red, and are created with articulately drawn lines and dots as the method to bring it to life.
  • With natural colors obtained from various sources like flowers, stones, etc. are used for the creation of these beautiful paintings.
  • The Gond artists have developed their own devices to work with various contemporary mediums and materials.
  • They would first make dots and calculate the volume of the images.
  • These dots would be connected to bring about an outer shape, which would then be filled with colours.
  • As they respond to the immediate social situation and environment, each object they come across in life is aesthetically transformed.
  • The images are tattoos or minimalist human and animal forms. Gond paintings have been centuries-old, with the passage of time, this art form has gradually shifted from the mud walls of the houses to canvas and papers.
  • Apart from deriving inspirations from legends and myths, these paintings majorly feature nature as their main subject.

Additional information

Weight 0.650 kg
Dimensions 137.16 × 91.44 cm

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