Black and White 20 to 36 Inch Paintings(59 items)
Welcome to the Black and White 20 to 36 Inch Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
Devendra Kumar Jha and Family Madhubani paintings
My mother, who is a state award winner in Madhubani, the painting style that I use, was my mentor."
Popular Black and White 20 to 36 Inch Paintings
Limited Edition Signed Aquatint Etching Print from Mexico, "The Blanket"$897.99
A man and a woman, their backs to the viewer, stand embracing each other next to an open window; a chair is the room's only visible furnishing. The woman is nude, as is the man, save for a traditional Mexican or "hat." He half covers them both with the blanket he holds. Using aquatint etching techniques, Antonio Martínez portrays an achingly intimate moment. Working in black and white, the Mexican artist displays a masterful use of shading and strokes. The limited edition print is signed and numbered.Titled "La Cobija" in Spanish.
Madhubani Painting of a Tree with Birds in Black and White, "Peacocks In Love"$139.99
A tree's branches are home to two elegant peacocks in this Madhubani painting, featuring an impressive level of detail. Devendra Kumar Jha works with natural dyes on handmade paper to create a joyous Madhubani painting in black and white. This traditional style of painting originates from India's Maithili village.
Peacock Theme Madhubani Painting from India, "Courtly Peacocks"$157.99
Showy peacocks bow and nod to one another, as if engaged in a courtly dance. Bharti Dayal renders the scene in fine detail on this original Madhubani painting on handmade paper. Madhubani painting is an ancient Indian folk art traditionally created by women. They would paint mythological themes in great detail on the walls and floors of their homes.
Flower Border Hindu Theme Madhubani Folk Art Painting, "Shiva’s Dance"$139.99
Regarded as the celestial overlord of deliverance through destruction, Shiva dances to the sound of his drum while his wife, Parvati, watches. She holds their son, Ganesha, in her lap. Shiva is one of the most complex gods of the Hindu pantheon, embodying seemingly contradictory qualities. He is both destroyer and restorer, the great ascetic and the symbol of sensuality, the benevolent herdsman of souls and the wrathful avenger. As he dances the he represents the process of creation, maintenance and dissolution of the material universe. Indian artist Devendra Kumar Jha depicts the scene in a meticulously hand-drawn Madhubani painting. Originating in northern Bihar, Madhubani painting was once used to decorate the floors and walls of homes. Life in harmony with nature is a popular theme for this art style.
As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique.