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Folk art

Folk art involves art produced from a native culture. It is primarily decorative and utility oriented, characterized by a childlike style, in which the rules of proportion and perspective are usually not employed. It encompasses a range of media, including cloth, wood, paper, clay, metal and more. Ethnic, religious, occupational, geographical, tribal age or gender-based diverse community art forms are included which belong with each other and society at large. Folk artists traditionally learn skills and techniques through trainings in informal community settings, though they can also be formally educated.


Jangarh Shyam Singh, Antelope, Gond artwork