Salman Khan And Jacqueline Fernandez Explore Patangarh’s Gond Paintings
Gond art is inspired by nature and its beauty lies in the intricate patterns gracing the artist’s canvas. The Gond artists from Patangarh have been keeping this art alive where every picture has a story to tell. These paintings have a unique style and unique art which certainly mesmerizes for its unique theme. Gond paintings has been ruling for centuries, traditionally adorning the walls of each artists home in Patangarh.
However, with the changing times, from the walls of homes, Gond art gradually shifted to paper and canvas.
Gonds are the largest tribal community in India and they are mainly found in Madhya Pradesh and its surrounding states. Today, the works of these gond artists are being recognized around the world. For the Gond community, Gond art is majorly inspired from nature as art is everywhere in nature. The beauty of this art lies in its intricate patterns all spreading a grace on the artist’s canvas.
THE GOND ART:
Gond paintings are a form of paintings made on folk and tribal art by the Gond community. These paintings are prepared on the theme that majorly highlight nature as the main subject. Other than taking inspiration from nature to draw these paintings, myths and legends can also be another subject on which these paintings are drawn.