Painting as an art form has flourished in India from very early
periods as is evident from literary sources and also from the remnants
that have been discovered.
Indian Paintings can be broadly classified as the murals &
miniatures. Murals are huge works executed on the walls of solid
structures. Classic examples are the paintings in Ajantha &
Miniature paintings are those executed on a very small scale on
perishable material such as paper, cloth, etc., Though this style had
been perfected by artisans under the various rules, not many remain
today. Prime examples are the Rajasthani & Mughal miniatures.
Contemporary artists have kept up to the times & excel in their
modern works, giving free expression to their imagination & artistic
Display of art works
Folk / Regional / Traditional Art
Art and Craft / Sketches/ Tanjore Paintings/ Cartoons