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About Vijay Jha Madhubani

The area in the northern part of Bihar, India known as Madhubani or Mithila has a tradition of painting walls for the beautification of their dwellings.

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The walls are decorated with Mythological murals, deities of the Hindus with the local flora and fauna.  Madhubani Painting is a folk painting from the region of Madhubani and its adjoining areas that are practiced by woman artists, where the trend is passed down for generations from mother to daughter.

Artist: Shanti Devi, a National Award Winner has been painting since last fifty years. She is an expert in

Godhna and Kohbar style of painting. She has also received Bihar state award and has been instrumental in the revival of this folk art.

 

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