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Leela Devi | Legendary Mithila painter

Smt. Leela Devi was born on 15th January 1954 in village Chichri of district Madhubani in Bihar. In 1976 in Rashidpur she had started learning Mithila painting from Late Smt. Ganga Devi who was a pioneer of traditional Mithila paintings.

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Bimla Dutta | Legendary Mithila painter

Bimla Dutta, one of the living legends of Mithila paintings, is known for her line paintings on the traditional mythological subjects. She has practiced art for decades and has a very distinctive style in her paintings. Though, in this video you can have a glimpse of her art journey by now.

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पद्मश्री दुलारी देवी से एक आत्मीय बातचीत

अपनी कला में ग्रामीण परिवेश के प्रतिनिधि चित्रण से लेकर समसामयिक चुनौतियों के साथ अलहदा प्रयोगों के दम पर दुलारी आज पद्मश्री कलाकारों की श्रेणी में शामिल है। पद्म सम्मान उनके लिए क्या मायने रखता है, सुनिये उनका जवाब, फोकार्टोपीडिया पर।
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SHANTI: Sabari of Mithila

Smt. Shanti Devi, one of the most acclaimed Dalit painters, born in a small village of Mithila, Seema Gram of Madhubani district. She is practicing art for more then 40 years and received State Award in 1979, National Tamrapatra Award 1984 and many others.

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पटना कलम के बाद : बिहार की कला

“पटना कलम के बाद: बिहार की कला (भाग-1)”

1790 से लेकर अबतक बिहार में चाक्षुष कला की यात्रा कैसी रही है, किन रास्तों से गुजरी है, इस पर एक विहंगम दृष्टि डालती है “पटना कलम के बाद: बिहार की कला” पुस्तक।

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