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Gond Drawing of a Magical Deer and a Bird

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Gond Drawing of a Magical Deer and a Bird

This Gond drawing depicts a magical world where the deer's antlers morph effortlessly into the branches of a tree, with numerous side branches, leaves and buds. Symbolic of the interconnectedness of all life.

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Gond Folk Art Paintings from India

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Gond Folk Art Paintings from India

The Gond are a tribal group in central India who decorate the walls of their houses with images of the world where humans and nature are in harmony.

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Images of the Buddha in the Himalaya 2

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Images of the Buddha in the Himalaya 2

Later in the afternoon two horsemen ride into the village, it seems the monk wants to buy barley from them. An hour later they return to camp with two bottles of Godfather beer, for us!

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Indian Art - Gond Tribal Paintings

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Indian Art - Gond Tribal Paintings

I've been collecting Gond paintings ever since I first saw them 15 years ago in Delhi. The Gond tribe is one of central India's largest indigenous groups and their art is an expression of their everyday quest for life.

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Kalamkari Indian Paintings

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Kalamkari Indian Paintings

Kalamkari, sometimes spelt kalamakari, craft is a very old tradition of Indian folk art painting centered around Andhra Pradesh in South India. Kalam means pen and kari translates as drawing.

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