Monochromatic Madhubani Art by Ambika Devi


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Dimensions : H: 15 (in) by W: 11 (in)
Medium : Natural Colors on Handmade Paper

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Indulge in the rich symbolism of Ambika Devi's Madhubani artwork, featuring a captivating Tree of Life as a metaphor for personal growth, strength, and beauty. The graceful peacock, a symbol of divine love and prosperity, enhances the narrative with its eye-shaped feather, believed to ward off negativity. Bold strokes illuminate the elephant, embodying strength, wisdom, and family loyalty, while symbolizing prosperity and good fortune. Two majestic peacocks and elephants grace the composition, creating a harmonious balance. Ambika Devi's monochromatic palette adds depth to this symbolic tapestry, inviting viewers to explore the profound layers of personal development, romance, and intelligence within this masterpiece.

Madhubani art, originating from the Mithila region of Bihar, India, is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and intricate designs. Traditionally created by women, Madhubani paintings are characterized by their geometric precision and symbolic motifs, often depicting scenes from Hindu mythology, folklore, and daily life. Passed down through generations, the techniques used in Madhubani art reflect a deep connection to tradition and community, with each painting serving as a testament to the artist's skill and cultural heritage.




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Step into the enchanting world of Ambika Devi, a celebrated Madhubani artist from Rashidpur, Bihar. With a passion ignited at the tender age of 12 under her mother's guidance, she continues the centuries-old tradition within the modern confines of her home. Ambika's artistic prowess shines through her mastery of 'Line Work,' a captivating facet of Madhubani Painting characterized by a mesmerizing dance of only two colors - red and black. While her canvas extends to walls and vibrant palettes, her heart beats for the intricate and laboriously rewarding world of line work. Her artistry isn't confined to Bihar; it's a bridge to the world, as evidenced by her participation in 'Kala Sangam,' where she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and garnered acclaim for her fearless journey to Singapore. Even during the pandemic, her Madhubani art graced leading newspapers, including The Hindu, BBC, and Mint, as well as the CDC website, capturing the essence of the times. To crown her achievements, she proudly holds the National Award in 2009. Join Ambika on a colorful voyage where tradition meets innovation, and every line tells a story waiting to enchant your senses.

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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
Monochromatic Madhubani Art by Ambika Devi
Artist
Ambika Devi
Art Style
Madhubani
Medium
Natural Colors
Size
Medium
Dimension
15 in(H) X 11 in(W)
Themes
Folk Art
Color
gray, Multicoloured
Country of Origin
Bihar, India

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