Hindu Wall Art Canvas Prints
Hindu wall art is a term used to describe the Indian style of wall painting and other forms of decorative art that are inspired by Hindu beliefs. These wall paintings feature various motifs like the sun, moon, fire, water, animals, trees, human figures, etc. They often have religious connotations related to mythology or spiritual concepts.
Hindu wall art is one type of sacred Indian wall painting that has been around for about 4,000 years. There are many different styles of these paintings but they are all beautiful. Hindu wall art depicts gods, goddesses, religious stories and events, animals, mythological figures, kings and queens, philosophers, spiritual leaders, holy men, and other worldly entities. This art form is often used in homes, temples, restaurants, hotels, and hospitals, making Hindu wall art popular among people from India and Nepal.
There are many different types of Hindu wall art from different regions of India. In each region, there are many different artists who specialize in this art form. Some artists make intricate designs while others focus on realism and simplicity. One of the most famous Hindu wall art forms comes from Bengal, where their paper cutting technique creates beautiful images. Other areas include Kolkata (Calcutta), Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Bihar, Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya, Goa, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Chandigarh, Haryana, Gujarat, Delhi, Daman & Diemchand, Chandrapur, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Pondichery, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan.
The wall paintings vary from region to region based on their local culture and religion, but they share some common elements. Most of them include bright colours, intricate patterns, symbolic imagery, and geometric shapes.
They are not intended to stand alone as works of visual art; rather, they serve as the background for temple rituals and ceremonies. A majority of this type of artwork is placed outside the temple walls and fences, but sometimes it can be seen inside the temple too. This is especially true in places where people believe art has magical powers. Many Hindus consider these images sacred and keep them protected.
There are many artists associated with Hindu wall art today. Some of the most famous ones include Basavanna (10th century), Raja Ravi Varma (18th century), M.F. Hussain (21st century) and Chidananda Das Gupta (20th century).