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Pichwai’s of Nathdwara

The beautiful artform originated about four hundred years ago.The world Pichwai derives from the Sanskrit words Pich meaning back and Wai meaning hanging.These are cloth paintings hung behind the image of the Hindu God Shrinathji.These are intricate paintings which portray Lord Krishna.Krishna is shown in different moods,body postures and attire.The purpose of Pichwai’s,other than the artistic appeal,is to narrate tales of Krishna to the people..

Nathdwara is a small town about forty kilometers north of Udaipur,a city of Rajasthan.Shrinathji,the principle…

On Collecting Art

Most of us are fond of colorful paintings,photographs,sculptures on our walls and tables.We have admired a beautiful painting in a friend’s house or at an art gallery.As a young professional you have saved up some money for an interesting piece of work.

So what are the guidelines when choosing a painting..One of the most important parts of collecting art,as opposed to historical pieces,is discovering works by unknown and emerging artists since their reputations are fresh and developing.


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