The untold stories of Mithila (Madhubani) Paintings Organised by 7 artists at Nehru Centre Art Gallery,


    A Group exhibition of Mithila (Madhubani) Paintings by 7 artists at Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Discovery of India Building, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai. From 16th to 22nd Nov, 2021 between 11 am to 7 pm. Mithila paintings is one of the most ancient folk-art forms of India which finds place in Ramayana. It is one of the only art forms which has been evolved by women, practiced by women and preserved by women. This exhibition titled “The untold stories of Mithila’, is showcasing Madhubani paintings showing the journey of Mithila paintings from wall paintings to paintings done on various topics like Gods and Goddesses, Nature and patterns created through the symbolic representation of Mithila paintings. The show is exhibiting all the three types of Mithila paintings i.e. Katchni, Bharni and Goidana paintings by masters, National awardees Urmila Devi, Chandrakala Devi, eighty two years Gopal Saha, Padmashree Dulari Devi and Architect sisters Manisha Jha, Bandana Jha and Puja Jha. Manisha Jha is also National awardee in Mithila paintings and founder of Madhubani art centre. The attraction of the show is a book titled “Mithila paintings, depicting the monsoon festival of Bihar, written by Manisha Jha. The show is organized by Madhubani art center, New Delhi



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