Art forms

Tanjore Painting This month’s quiz is based on the Thanjavur (or Tanjore) Painting art form, a popular form of textile art involving hand painted designs using natural powders mixed with gum arabic, which originated in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.  1.  What …

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This month’s quiz is based on Pattachitra Art, a popular and ancient form of tribal art that originated in the eastern part of India.            1. Name the state in India where Pattachitra painting originated. a. …

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Warli Art This month’s quiz is based on Warli painting, a popular and ancient form of tribal art that originated in the Western Ghat region. 1. Name the state in India where Warli painting originated. a. Rajasthan b. Maharashtra c. …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Kalamkari art form, a popular form of textile art involving hand or block painted designs using natural dyes, which originated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.    What fabric is Kalamkari art done on? …

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Madhubani Art From this month, we embark on a new quiz series on Indian folk art forms. This month’s quiz is based on Madhubani art form, a popular form of art practiced in Mithila region, Bihar in the Indian subcontinent. …

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