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ART FORUM SINGAPORE

82 Cairnhill Rd,  Singapore 229684 

Tel 6737 3448  art@artforum.com.sg

​Street parking is available

India-Folk Art

India

Indian folk art is based on tribal style drawings of Indian gods and goddesses, deities and mythology taken from classical miniatures and murals. 

 

Bihar has a very rich tradition of folk art. In the north of India, the predominant theme are from myths and legends of Hinduism

 

Madhubani style is part of folk art from Bihar.

 

Kalighat is a pilgrimage place in Kolkata, their art is a satirical depiction of urban society, e.g. of the ‘Babu’ culture of rich urban gentlemen.