Madhubani Art

Madhubani Painting

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  • Design

    The paintings generally depict the celebrated figures of Hindu deities, Gods, elements in nature, humans and animals as well as some geometrical shapes. Usually some mythological events are described in the form of painting in Madhubani art. The specialty of this art form is – there is no room for white or blank space is left in the design. Once the major figures are drawn, the rest of the area is covered with some geometrical graphics or natural motifs. Admire the natal essence that emanates from Madhubani art with Kiukart

  • Creation

    Madhubani paintings were done traditionally by the women of Madhubani district in Bihar on freshly plastered mud walls and floors of huts but now they are also done on cloth, handmade paper and canvas. The colours used inthe creation of these paintings are derived from plants and natural elements. Madhubani art is completely eco-friendly and carry the essence of rustic and earthly creativity as it is a fruit of women's creative excellence.

  • Origin

    Madhubani art, an example of India's ancient artistic excellence, originated from a small village named Maithili in Madhubani district of Bihar. Traditionally practiced by the women of the villages, its heritage goes back at least 2,500 years. Conventionally, this art was done to decorate and add colors to homes. But with changing times, it is now even done on wall paintings and handmade products. This art of folk painting is passed down by the Maithili mothers to their daughters through ages. Kiukart celebrates their exultant craftsmanship through its site.

  • Madhubani Craftsmanship

    Madhubani art started as a reflection of the thoughts, hopes and dreams of rural Indian women residing in the small village named Maithili in Madhubani district of Bihar. The women from this region have been practicing folk arts since ages and are passing their knowledge and teachings about the artistic patterns and dyes little known to the outside world, to their daughters. Madhubani artists imbibe the natural essence in their paintings and is painted with natural colours. There natural vibrance can be felt with a simple glance at the creatives!