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Warli Art

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Warli painting is a kind of tribal art practiced by a tribe from Maharashtra called ‘Warli’ or ‘Varli’.  Other local tribes also participate in the creation of these paintings which were traditionally done only on the walls of the house during festive seasons and weddings. In recent times this art form has become popular across the world, with the scope expanding to include paintings done on canvas and painted fabrics. It is distinguished by its simplicity and use of sober colors to depict scenes from the daily life of the tribal people using recurring combinations of symbols, shapes, and figures of life form.

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