Artist Statement: "The design conveys spirituality in the everyday life of the Bheels, and the compassion between man and its surroundings."


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Lado Bai is the Master Ojas Art Awardee, 2017. She belongs to the pioneering early group of artists of this genre and was among the first Bheel artists to have worked directly with J Swaminathan. She works as an artist at the Adivasi Lok Kala Academy in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. With the encouragement and support of the Indian modernist Jagdish Swaminathan she has developed a contemporary language of the traditional Bheel art form. Nature is the predominant theme of her works. Her art reflects the spirituality and animism of her community.

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Pithora Elephant, 2018
Lot Number 85
Acrylic paint and varnish
57 x 59 x 33 in (144.78 x 149.86 x 83.82 cm)

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Lado Bai
Pithora Elephant
  • Dimensions
    57 x 59 x 33 in (144.78 x 149.86 x 83.82 cm)