Sun and Moon


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Part of everyday life, yet rich in symbolic meaning, renderings of the sun and the moon are present in all folk and tribal art traditions of India. They are always in relationship with each other. Agrarian societies keep track of time by referring to markers in the seasonal variations of the sun, moon, and the planets. Over the course of time, they have also woven wonderful stories and myths around them. Here, for the first time, is a collection of unusual stories and exquisite art from some of the finest living artists, on this most universal of themes.

Artists featured in this book include several award-winners of extraordinary talent, including Bhajju ShyamRamsingh Urveti Durga BaiRambharos JhaDulari DeviSunita and Jagdish Chitara. Many of these artists have exhibited in India and abroad, being featured in exhibitions of indigenous and folk art from India.


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