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Culture makes people into a nation. Indian culture although diverse and varied, still binds the country together in some form of common identification. India has a tradition of visual arts dating back more than 10000 years. Artists here have produced Art over the periods and across the huge expanse of the subcontinent. They are diverse in their origin, style, subject and medium used. The traditional Indian Art has always put the whole world in awe. From a timeless era art in India has been inspired by Spiritualism and Mystical relationship between Man and God. Every region in India has its own style and pattern of art.
Madhubani Art (or Mithila painting) is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of the Indian subcontinent. This painting is done with a variety of tools, including fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks and using natural dyes and pigments.
Pattachitra or Patachitra is a general term for traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, based in the eastern Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal. Pattachitra artform is known for its intricate details as well as mythological narratives and folktales inscribed in it.
Mandal Art the oldest form of Indian Artforms, a Hindu or Buddhist graphic symbol of the universe specifically : a circle enclosing a square with a deity on each side that is used chiefly as an aid to meditation.
Thanjavur painting is a classical South Indian painting style, which was inaugurated from the town of Thanjavur (anglicized as Tanjore). Essentially serving as devotional icons, the subjects of most paintings are Hindu gods, goddesses, and saints.
Warli painting is a style of tribal art mostly created by the tribal people from the North Sahyadri Range in Maharashtra,India. This range encompasses cities such as Dahanu, Talasari, Jawhar, Palghar, Mokhada, and Vikramgad of Palghar district.
Gond art is a form of folk and tribal art that is practiced by one of the largest tribes in India and is predominantly centered in Madhya Pradesh, with whom it shares its name. Gond comes from the Dravidian expression ,Kond, which means 'the green mountain'.
Mughal painting is a particular style of South Asian, particularly Indian, painting confined to this huge project served as a means of moulding the disparate styles of his artists, from Iran during the reign of Shah Jahan (1628–58), Mughal paintings continued to develop, but court paintings became more rigid and formal.
Rajput painting, also called Rajasthani painting, evolved and flourished in the royal courts of Rajputana in northern India, mainly during the 17th and 18th centuries. Each Rajputana kingdom evolved a distinct style, but with certain common features.