Reviving the tradition of art and crafts

BANGALORE: ‘Hastakala’, a 10-day national exhibition on traditional art and craft, organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, was inaugurated by Minister for Kannada and Culture, Govind M Kar

Published: 20th February 2012 10:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:59 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: ‘Hastakala’, a 10-day national exhibition on traditional art and craft, organised by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, was inaugurated by Minister for Kannada and Culture, Govind M Karjol recently. The exhibition had about 100 stalls of different varieties of products on display for the viewers from across the country.

The main attractions of this exhibition included blue pottery, historical painting on paper, miniature paintings and lac work from Rajasthan, tussar from Bihar and Jharkhand.

Phulkar, jamdani weaves from West Bengal, chanderi handloom from Madhya Pradesh, kantha work from Chattisgarh, kanchipuram sarees and batik prints from West Bengal and stoles from Kashmir attracted

the visitors.  

Apart from these, one could also find soft furnishings, paper products, jewellery, toys, Tanjore paintings and Channapatna

wooden craft.

Terra cotta products, kurtis, bright coloured pottery, earthen ware, gleaming brass ware, wood carvings on small panels in all sizes and of course funky jewellery were also exhibited.

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