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5 Must-Visit September Art Exhibitions in India

As the vibrant hues of autumn begin to paint the canvas of the world, the Indian art scene is coming alive with a plethora of exciting September art exhibitions and events this month. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, collector, or simply curious about the creative expressions of our time, these September art exhibitions promise to

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Learn Pichwai Painting With Rooftop’s Pichwai Maestro Course

In the past, you may have stumbled upon colourful Pichwai motifs of cows below a tree, similar to the ones in the below picture. This famous style of painting is a traditional motif of the spiritual art form of Pichwai painting. The art style is delicate, desi, and decidedly spiritual. Pichwai art was traditionally passed

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5 Pichwai Artists of India Whose Artworks Reign Supreme

Welcome to the mesmerising world of Pichwai art, a cherished Indian art form that has enthralled art lovers for centuries. Pichwai paintings are renowned for their intricate details, vibrant colours, and spiritual themes. They narrate the divine stories of Lord Krishna (also known as Shrinathji), particularly his enchanting escapades in Vrindavan. In this blog, Rooftop explores

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Sharad Purnima Pichwai - MAP Bengaluru

3 Best Books on Pichwai Painting

Art enthusiasts, assemble! If you are someone who loves pichwai art and painting, you must have read a book or two about art.  To practice an art form, and to learn the history behind it, books play a very important role. After all, it’s essential to notice how a particular painting is made, what tools

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The Intricacies of Golden Pichwais

Although a picture says a thousand words, a Pichwai painting brings life to the epic tales of Lord Krishna, Radha, his gopis, and devotees. The intricacies of the Golden Pichwai painting tradition date back 400 years. It has evolved and adapted to the needs of the time. The artisans hand-painted Pichwais with organic colours, block-printing,

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Seasonal Rhythms of Pichwai Painting

The seasonal rhythms of the Pichwai painting depict the variety of this textile according to season and festivals. These devotional pieces of textiles were birthed 400 years ago in a small town called Nathdwara, near Udaipur in Rajasthan,

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