ARDHNARISHWAR: MADHUBANI PAINTING BY PRATIMA BHARTI


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Dimensions : H: 30(in) by W: 22(in)
Medium : Natural Colors on Handmade Paper

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Ardhanareeswara is a combination of three words “Ardha,” “Nari,” and “Ishwara” means “half,” “woman,” and “lord,” respectively, which when combined means the lord whose half is a woman. It is believed that the God is Lord Shiva and the woman part is his consort Goddess Parvati or Shakti. The seed of this creation is the perfect conjugal union of Shiva and Parvati, the symbols of domestic bliss, asceticism and destruction. It conveys the unity of opposites in the universe. The male half stands for Purusha and the female half is Prakriti. Ardhnarishwar is complete because the Masculine experiences Feminine by being physically fused with it and vice versa. It also symbolizes attunement with your own feminine/masculine angles. Together, they are at once the symbol of individual perfection and the magnificent harmony that a compatible wedding brings.

 

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  • Size: 22 by 30 inch
  • Price is for unframed painting and painting would be sent without a frame.
  • Handpainted in Madhubani art style on handmade paper.
  • Painted with natural colours made by the artist
  • The image shown here is representative to help visualize the painting in a home setting and not an actual framed image.


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Partners, in life and in art, DK Bharti and Pratima Bharti, our Madhubani artists have evolved a very distinctive style of Madhubani art where modern lines and geometric figures meet the traditional patterns of madhubani art.

Pratima Bharati, a state award-winning artist, has developed a new type of Madhubani painting in which contemporary lines and geometric patterns meet classical patterns. She is the winner of the Delhi State Award for Outstanding Artists. She has exhibited in Hong Kong and around India, and she has taught Madhubani painting to thousands of people through MeMeraki.


Madhubani


Madhubani art/ Mithila art (the term ‘Madhubani’ translates to ‘forest of honey’) originating from the Mithila region of Bihar, India is a traditional art form celebrated for its beautiful patterns, vibrant colors, and rich cultural significance. Traditionally, these paintings were executed by women on the walls and floors of homes during festivals, weddings, and religious ceremonies. The paintings depict subjects based on Hindu mythology, nature, folklore, and everyday life. Overall, Madhubani art is the creative representation of all the motifs, colors, and forms found in the vicinity and incorporates a blend of history, tradition, and mythology. Legend There are various legends associated with Madhubani art. However, one of the popular beliefs states that King Janak (Father of Sita mentioned in Ramayana) commissioned craftsmen to decorate the state to celebrate her daughter’s wedding with lord Rama. Hence, establishing the tradition of Madhubani art in the region. Tradition and Technique Madhubani artists use natural pigments derived from plants, flowers, and minerals to create the art. Traditionally they hand-painted the designs using bamboo sticks or twigs; however, brushes are generally in use these days. The common motifs used in the composition include geometric shapes, floral designs, peacocks, fish, elephants, and scenes from Hindu epics. Each motif carries its own symbolism, often representing fertility, prosperity, love, and harmony. In the 1960s, a severe drought prompted the Indian government to support local artisans which gained international recognition for Madhubani art. Since then, Madhubani art has evolved from wall and floor paintings to various mediums, including canvases, textiles, pottery, and even contemporary art installations. Manju Devi, Ganga Devi, Jagdamba Devi, and Bharti Dayal are some of the notable Madhubani artists. 



Product Details

Title
ARDHNARISHWAR: MADHUBANI PAINTING BY PRATIMA BHARTI
Artist
Pratima Bharti
Art Style
Madhubani
Medium
Natural Colors
Size
Medium
Dimension
30 in(H) X 22 in(W)
Themes
Shiva, Parvati, Hindu, Mythology, Religious
Color
Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue
Country of Origin
Bihar, India

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