Dira, Handcrafted Traditions, 2020

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Framing: Framed


Artist: Dira
Title: Handcrafted Traditions
Year: 2020
Medium: oil on Masonite
Dimensions: 91.4 x 71.1 cm (36" H x 28" W)
Type: original

This painting was one of the first in the series - " Reminisce" which the artist created to honor the master craftsmanship involved behind the genius interplay of handicraft and vivid colors. The piece of fabric in the painting is from the 1970s and is one of the last pieces that remains of the workshop in which the artists' family once worked to promote a local ancient textile craft of hand-block printing on dazzling silk and cotton fabric.

This art form which has reached its highest visual expression on almost every form of apparel you can imagine triumphs by uniqueness in its tiny variations and imperfections created by the human hands.

The painting is also an exploration into myriad intricate blocks that created these unique prints on textiles that the artist proudly calls her heirloom. At the center of this, is craftsmanship that resonates with the sheer imperfections brought about by the human touch that lies in process of its creation, and yet creating a coveted collectible for years to come.

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