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7 Perks of Learning Indian Art through Online Classes

Learning Indian art online provides a convenient and accessible way to study this rich and diverse artistic tradition. With a wide range of resources available, from ancient Hindu and Buddhist art to contemporary practices, online art classes allows students to explore the many different styles and techniques that make up Indian art. Online platforms often

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The Chronicles of Kishangarh Miniature Paintings

Kishangarh Miniature Paintings The beauty of art lies in its diversity. And when it comes to Indian Art, there is no dearth of different styles and themes. There are several art forms, including paintings from across the country that stand out because of their unique characteristics and sheer brilliance. One such art or form of

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Gond Painting

Tracing the history of Gond Art: From walls to canvas

Gond Art is a traditional tribal art form originating from the Gond tribes of central India. It’s a visual language that’s been passed down through generations and is known for its bold lines, bright colors, and intricate designs. Whether you’re looking at a Gond painting, mural, or wall hanging, you’ll be struck by its energy and life.

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Understanding The Motifs And Themes Of Pattachitra

India has been home to many kinds of art forms, some of which have survived the test of time. The evolution of some art forms has been influenced by new materials and colours, while others have remained the same. In this article, Rooftop talks about the intricate motifs and the beautiful themes of Pattachitra that

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CCRT collaboration with Rooftop

Rooftop x CCRT: A New Way Forward

Wondering what is CCRT and why is Rooftop writing about them? Well, read ahead and find out! CCRT is an institution that links education with culture and is backed by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Centre for Cultural Research and Training or CCRT offers a variety of theoretical academic programmes that focus on

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Which Artists Won the Padma Shree Awards in 2023

Celebrating artistic achievements is necessary as it helps to reinforce the prominence of Indian art in society. It also encourages greater awareness and appreciation of one’s cultural practices. Padma awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India, presented by the President of India. Guess what is one of our favourite categories? Of course,

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Curated Experience by Rooftop

The Magic of Rooftop’s Curated Experiences

When it comes to weddings, everyone wants to make the day as special and memorable as possible. But for Nisha* and Jatin*, their wedding was truly one for the books. They entrusted Rooftop to make their two-state wedding an event that would be remembered for decades to come. The idea for incorporating art into the

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Dhokra Handicraft

Dhokra handicrafts: The story so far

We have all seen the famous ‘Dancing Girl ’of Mohenjodaro sculpture at least once, either in our school history textbooks or in a handicraft store. At first, it may seem to be like any other abstract art piece to adorn your house. But there is more to the sculpture and its provenance. It is what

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Patola Saree

The Timeless Beauty of the Elegant Patola Sarees

The Patola sarees are rich handloom silk sarees from Gujarat, and the name translates to ‘queen of silks’. These sarees are known for their distinctive vibrant colours and are filled with motifs depicting animals and flowers. Did you know that the geometric motifs are so intricately and carefully woven into this textile that the saree

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The Music in Indian Art

Exploring the music in Indian art is like diving into a sea of rich cultural heritage. From ancient Vedic hymns to contemporary Bollywood tunes, Indian music has always been an integral part of our art and culture. In our latest blog post, we take a closer look at the various forms of Indian music and

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