1. From cow dung to the red carpet - a tribute!
May 26, 2018
Tribal Warli artist, Jivya Soma Mashe passed on, on May 16, 2018 leaving behind him a legacy conferred with Intellectual Property Rights; perhaps the only tribal art form with an IPR… This tribal from the Dahanu village in Maharashtra, who started painting at the tender age of seven, was blessed with the extraordinary ability of painting images from nature with a free expression. Learning the art by observation, as with most tribal artists, Jivya Soma pioneered a few practices that have transformed the way this tribal art is perceived today.
While Warli painting was done only by wome... (read more)
Author: Shriram Khadilkar