The Goddess of Chamba: Her Manifestations
Chamba Valley, a small town in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh has a long drawn history in art and culture. A traditional art of embroidery is still being carried out by the local women of the town to make the famous Chamba Rumals (handkerchiefs)
Anuradha’s painting renders the story of local artisans like National Award winner Maheshi Devi, Lalita Vakil, Chhimbi Devi and others who have won laurels for their embroidery, and are promoting this dying folk art. Artist has portrayed these women and their power in the figure of Indian Goddess Durga.
Acrylic on Canvas.
|ORIGINAL SIZE||36 INCHES||24 INCHES|
|FRAMED SIZE||36 INCHES||24 INCHES|
*Price includes Framing charges.
Anuradha, a student of textile designing at Banaras Hindu University, believes that we need to promote the folk-art forms as it can give us huge businesses and it would also preserve our culture.
Anuradha Shukla is a 2nd-year student, Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program at Banaras Hindu University