Indian Paintings

Pattachitra Dupatta

Going deep into Indian Art shows long history of Paintings but only few evidences survived due to climatic factors.

Vernacular art is an art alive (contemporary art), based on the past (the myths, the traditions and the religion) and made by defined groups. Vernacular art is based on the collective memory of this group. In other words we can say vernacular art to be a genre of art and outdoor constructions made by untrained artists who do not recognize themselves as artists. naive art, outsider art, primitive art, self-taught art. genre – a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique.

Examples of some Vernacular Indian Paintings popularly made on textile / fabrics are:

Tribal Painting:

Rural Painting:

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