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Warli Paintings | Tribal Art from India

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Warli Paintings | Tribal Art from India

The Warli tribes produce wonderful folk art to decorate the walls on the buildings in their village. The Warli live mostly in the forested uplands of Maharashtra in central India, inland from Mumbai, they don't have a written history but they represent all that is important their culture, their way of life, their beliefs, in these magnificent paintings. Several years ago some Warli artists started to paint on cloth, they used the same techniques: the walls or cloth is painted with a brownish coloured paste made from mud and cow dung. The most usual colour is a reddish brown or dark...

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