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About Online Earning And Lifestyle

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Warli Paintings

Warli is a little 'adivasi' from North Sahyadri Range in India. Their paintings are usually in a very geometrical format

They have circle, a triangle and a square. Yes that is it. From this a whole scene is created like birds, humans, mountains, etc. Their paintings were monosyllabic. 

It is understood that the circle and triangle come from their observation of nature, the circle representing the sun and the moonthe triangle derived from mountains and pointed trees. Square is the only one that seems to obey a different logic and seems to be a human invention, indicating a sacred enclosure or a piece of land. 

So the central motive in each ritual painting is the square, known as the 'Chauk' or 'Chaukat'. Simple formation however captures their lives.