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New Delhi, November 21, 2016: The capital is all set to witness a two-day exhibition of traditional and folk art from across India, including Kalighat paintings from the east, Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh and Chola bronzes from Tamil Nadu, on December 2 and 3.

The event is being organised at the Balassi Institute, Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, by Art for Concern.

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This exhibition of Traditional and Folk Art (TAFA) is an attempt to showcase the indigenous art forms and artists, and ensure that their legacy endures, the organisers said.

The show features traditional and folk artists like Manisha Jha, Rajendra Shyam, Kailash Chand Kumawat and Jijulal.

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The exhibition brings together traditional art from across India, giving a window of exposure to the dying forms that represent the fascinating folklore of each region. Here you will find Mata ni Pachedis from Gujarat and Kalighat paintings from the east next to Kalamkari from Andhra Pradesh. Madhya Pradeshi Gond works will hang besides striking Chola bronzes from Tamil Nadu, Phads and Pichwais.

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“In their myriad forms, these traditional arts serve as essential documentation of India’s longstanding cultural heritage. Their legacy is not to be ignored. Yet a lack of patronage forces artists to look for alternative means of income, with the result that their work threatens to become a thing of the past,” the organisers said in a statement.

Art for Concern was initiated by Concern India Foundation in 1999 as a fundraising platform and a medium to promote established and upcoming Indian artists. (IANS)


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