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Chandigarh carnival, six months ago – 11

This form of painting is called Warli, and is a tribal art form that has enjoyed quite a resurgence in popularity in India in recent years. I bought my first piece about a decade ago, and am still a big fan.

This piece was created by Krishna Dongre and Ganesh Mahadeo Wangad at the folk painting camp at the carnival.

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The rhythm is gonna getcha….

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About hbhatnagar

I need to fill this up with much better content than I had populated it with earlier. Why I write a blog maybe? I started blogging in 2009 or thereabouts. I was a newly turned atheist and wanted to converse with others of the same persuasion. We're not exactly a big population group in India! It didn't go very well and I sort of lost interest, posting a few things now and then. I got a lot more regular over the last few months and have been posting almost daily since February '15. There were many reasons why I gradually became more regular in posting, but one way or the other, here I am! So this blog has taken shape, being at different points in time my showcase, my comedy club, my art gallery, my book club, my therapist, my close friend, my innermost self....but always my little corner of the world. You are all welcome to visit and I hope you stay awhile! A few points about me because I don't want to lead anyone on(and trust me this does become an issue more often than I'd care to admit). I'm Indian, the brown-skinned variety; if race, ethnicity or skin colour is an issue, you don't have to get to know me any more than what you see on my blog. I'm 40, so if age is an issue, please be informed accordingly. I was a doctor, an ophthalmic surgeon for 10 years before I quit practice.

Discussion

4 thoughts on “Chandigarh carnival, six months ago – 11

  1. Can’t believe the details, incredible!!

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Amy | 12/07/2016, 7:22 PM
  2. Love Warli , picked up one from Silvassa three years ago . Seeing the tribal huts adorned with these paintings was such an amazing experience . This one looks lovely .

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by thatmishmash | 12/07/2016, 3:57 PM

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