Potliarts invites you to annual arts & weaves sale at museum on Nov 17-24, 2013

This exhibition and sale will be original works of master artisans.

Nov 22, 2013 11:11 IST India Infoline News Service

The 5th annual PotliArts Exhibition and Sale will be held at Coomaraswamy Hall, Former Prince Of Wales Museum, Kalaghoda from Nov 17-24, 2013.  This exhibition and sale will be original works of master artisans -Folk and Tribal paintings, hand woven saris, dupattas and stoles, furnishings, tribal jewellery, masks, bags, artifacts.

PotliArts is a self-funded venture dedicated to providing a platform, voice and opportunity to the talented rural artisans of Indian Tribal and Folk Art, Craft and hand made weaves. PotliArts sources, curates and researches the best in Indian Tribal and Folk Art and Craft by combing the villages of India and spotting the many talented award-winning artisans of India.

Weavers, painters and tribal and folk artisans are fast vanishing and PotliArts aims to revive their talented work.

Folk paintings on display and sale include Patachitra Orissa, Kalamkari, Mithila, West Bengal Kalighat while Tribal paintings include Saora, Santhal, Gond and Chitakathi.

On display are organic khadi handwoven saris of Taan Baan of Rta Kapur Chishti, Bhujodi Kutch handwoven shawls and stoles of Vankar Vishram Valji, PotliArts curations of handwoven Alpona, Ajrakh, Kalamkari and Kanjeevaram saris and dupattas, West Bengal tribal saris and jewellery by Manas Ghorai, Tanka furnishings and vintage embroideries and Banjara nomadic jewellery,

Ritu Chandwani is the Founder of PotliArt said, “We source, curate and revive original traditional pieces which have contemporary appeal”.

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