Photo archives: Manjusha Painting – Folk Arts of Anga Janapada

One of the pictures published in the monograph Manjusha painting: Folk Art of Anaga Janapada. Photo credit: Shekhar
One of the pictures published in the monograph Manjusha painting: Folk Art of Anaga Janapada. Photo credit: Shekhar

Manjusha art is believed to be the only art form in the history of art form in India which has a sequential representation of the story and is displayed in a series. This sequential representation can be seen in a monograph titled Manjusha painting: Folk Arts of Anga Janapada (मंजूषा चित्रकला: अंग क्षेत्र की लोककला) analysis and presentation by senior artist Shekhar. The monograph was published in 1998, in which original paintings by most celebrated manjusha artist Chakravarti Devi had been used for pictorial presentation of Manjusha art. Please find the monograph in slide show.

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Manjusha Chitrakala: Folk arts of Anga Janapada

Manjusha Chitrakala: Monograph in images
Analysis & Presentation: Shekhar, Senior artist, Bhagalpur, Bihar
Paintings used in monograph: Late Chakravarti Devi, Legendary Manjusha painter 

Gallery images: 32
Courtesy: Shekhar

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