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Dulari Devi

Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Dulari Devi (Madhubani Painting)

Today, Dulari Devi is a well-known artist and illustrator in Mithila or Madhubani art. However, this Padma Shri Award 2021 recipient’s life journey so far is an extraordinary story of passion and dedication. Almost akin to a fairy tale, it is enchanting and magical in more than one way. Surprisingly, her fairy godmothers came in

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Jivya Soma Mashe, patriarch of the Mashe family.

Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Mhase Family (Warli Art)

The Warli painting tradition, originating from the tribal communities of Maharashtra, India, stands as an exemplary representation of the folk art style. Specifically found in cities like Dahanu, Talasari, Jawhar, Palghar, Mokhada, and Vikramgad within the Palghar district, this artistic heritage continues to thrive. The Warli tribal community, residing outside of Mumbai, has nurtured this

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Dr. Bhawani Shankar Sharma - Fresco Painting

Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Dr. Bhawani Shankar Sharma (Fresco Painting)

One of the most important methods for creating murals in the history of art is the fresco. Despite being most frequently linked to Italian Renaissance art, the painting style has been used for thousands of years and has influenced both ancient and modern painters.  Fresco painting lends itself to a colossal style, is robust, and

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Kalyan Joshi - Phad artist

Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Kalyan Joshi (Phad Painting)

Born into tradition, Embracing Change Phad master artist, Kalyan Joshi was born in 1969 into the Joshi family from Bhilwara, Rajasthan. The Joshi family had the distinction of being the one family that knew how to make Phad paintings; It was a legacy they have carried forward since the 13th century. Kalyan Joshi recognized the

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Bhuri Bai

Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Bhuri Bai (Bhil Art)

The description of Bhuri Bai’s journey as a daily wager who became a world renowned Indian folk artist doesn’t do justice to her story. Bhuri Bai transcended many societal and familial barriers to establish herself as an artist. Her art is not only a testament to her innate talent but also to her courage, tenacity

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Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Venkat Shyam (Gond Art)

Passion, Resilience and Originality – The Making of an Artist Venkat Shyam’s triumph lies in his unwavering conviction in his art and in the quiet fortitude with which he not only faced his destiny but also embraced it. His art weaves his memories rooted in the Gond tradition, its myths, its reverence for nature with

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Rajaram Sharma - Pichwai artist

Rooftop App Artist Spotlight: Rajaram Sharma (Pichwai Painting)

From Apprentice to Master – The evolution of an artist Rajaram Sharma left home at 13 to pursue his calling to be a Pichwai artist. He trained under the aegis of eminent artists of the Nathdwara tradition. Today he is considered a master of Pichwai and Miniature painting. Born in Bijolia, Rajasthan, Rajaram Sharma was

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Rare Indian Art Auction at Christie’s in London

Indian art auction is sales events where products and services are bought and sold through bidding. There is a lot of competition among people as they try to obtain their desired item. In Indian art auctions, different types of exclusive artworks are up for bidding, and the highest bidders can own them. Everyone is welcome

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