Village of Painters: Patua: Narrative Scrolls from West Bengal, India
Village of Painters: Patua: Narrative Scrolls from West Bengal, India In West Bengal, India, a traditional caste community of artists, called patuas, paint colorful scrolls to accompany songs which they sing to relate historic, current, religious and cultural events to their audiences. These itinerant painter/singers are part of a long lineage that has passed the… (2 comments)
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