Mithila Paintings | Madhubani Paintings | Books & Catalogues's goal is to create a forum for the appreciation and dissemination of the Mithila Paintings / Madhubani Paintings.Through exhibitions, publications and lectures on Mithila Paintings / Madhubani Paintings, seeks to build recognition for both Mithila Paintings / Madhubani Paintings and its artists. Sat, 27 May 2017 21:11:07 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Catalogues Susan Snow Wadley. 2002.Under the Banyan Tree: Ritual, Remembrance, and Storytelling in Performed North Indian Folk Arts. For the exhibition at Syracuse University, November 2002 to January 2003.

Mithila Folk Paintings. Huntington Gallery, The Art Museum, University of Texas at Austin. September 19 to November 19, 1978. Curator: Raymond Owens, small catalogue

Magiciens de la Terre. Editions Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1989. The World of Indian Folk Art: The Cosmos of Prayer: Painting of Mithila, Baua Devi, Ganga Devi, Godavari Dutta, Shanti Devi.

Madhubani, Art Tribal de I’Inde. Catalogue of an exhibition in Reunion. Introduction by Jyotindra Jain. Curator: Jean Barbier, e-mail:

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Books Ganga Devi : Traditions and Expressions in Mithila Painting : Price: 535 Rs 

Anand, Mulk Raj. 1984. Madhubani Painting. New Delhi.

Archer, Mildred. 1977. Indian Popular Paintings in the India Office Library. New Delhi. UBS Publishers.

Archer, Mildred. 1966. Domestic Arts of Mithila: Notes on Painting. Marg 20.1 p.47-52.

Archer, William G. 1949. Maithil Painting. Marg 3, 3: 24-33.

Brown, Carolyn Henning. 1982. Folk Art and the Art of Books: Who Speaks for the Traditional Artist? Review of “The Art of Mithila,” by Yves Vequaud. Modern Asian Studies 16.3 p.519-522.

Brown, Carolyn Henning. 1996. Contested Meanings: Tantra and the Poetics of Mithila Art. American Ethnologist. 23(4) p. 717-737.

Chavda, Jagdish J. 1990. The Narrative Paintings of India’s Jitwarpuri Women. Woman’s Art Journal, Spring Summer, Volume 11, Number 1. p. 25-28.
Davis, Coralyum 2005 “Listeu Rama’s !” Maithil Women’s Perspectives and Practices in the Festival of Sama Cakera. Asian Folklore Studies, Vol. 64, P. 1-38
Hart, Lynn M. 1995. Three Walls: Regional Aesthetics and the International Art World. In The Traffic in Culture: Refiguring Art and Anthropology. Edited by George E. Marcus and Fred R. Myers. University of California Press, Berkeley. p.127-150.

Hasegawa, Tokio. Nd. Cosmology of Prayer. In Japanese. 42 illustrations in color, and 43 in black and white of paintings in the collection of the Mithila Museum. Mithila Museum.

Hasegawa, Tokio. Nd. Ganga Devi. With Introductions by Pupul Jayakar and Jyotindra Jain. Black and white and color illustrations of 26 painting by Ganga Devi, plus designs of 72 kobhar and aripan motifs. Mithala Museum.

Hiatt, Shobha. 9/1997. Baua Devi and the Art of Mithila. India Currents. p.34 .

Jain, Jyotindra. 1995. The Bridge of Vermilion: Narrative Rhythm in the Dusadh Legends of Mithila. In Indian Painting: Essays in Honor of Karl J. Khandalavala. Edited by B.N. Goswamy and Usha Bhatia. Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. p 207-22

Jain, Jyotindra. 1997. Ganga Devi: Tradition and Expression in Mithila Painting. Ahmedabad, Mapin.

Jayakar, Pupul. 1969. Painitings: Forms of gay abandon. Marg 22.4.47

Jayakar, Pupul 1975. Paintings of Rutal India. The Times of India Annual: 53-62

Jayakar, Pupul, 1980 The Earthen Drum: An Introduction to the Ritual Arts of Rural India. National Museum of New Delhi.

Jayakar, Pupul. 1989. The Earth Mother. New Delhi: Penguin Books

Jha, Indramohan. 1984. Vaivhik Citravali. In Mithili. Ranti: Ayurvidya Bhawan.

Jha, Ratnadhar. n.d. Mithila Painting, In Lessor Known Forms of Performing Arts in India. Edited by Durga Das Mukhopadhyay, Calcutta Pp: 38-44

Jha, Sarb Narayan, n.d. Aripan. In Hindi. Vismrit Mithila Prakashan.

Jha, Shri Lakshminath. 1962 (Reprinted 1999). Mithila Ki Sanskritika Lokchitrakala. In Hindi

Jha, V. and P.K. Basak. 1994. Ethnobotanical Aspects of Mithil Painting. Ethnobotany 6. p 9-18.

Lanius, Mary. 198?? Mithila Painting. In Making Things in South Asia: The role of artists and craftsmen. Edited by Michael W. Meister. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania

Mathur, J.C. 1996. The Domestic Arts of Mithila. Marg 20.1. p 43-46.

Owens, Raymond. 2/1983. MCAM and EAF: A Framework for Effective Art Marketing and Development. Ethnic Arts Foundation.

Owens, Raymond, et al. Sita Devi Goes to Heaven. Unfinished manuscript currently in preparation.
Rekha, Neel. 2004. Art and Assertion of Identity : Women and Madhubani Paintings’, Ph.D. Thesis, Patna University, 2004 PhD Dissertation, University of Bihar. 2004.

Singh, Mani Shekhar. 1999. Folk Art, Identity and Performance: A Sociological Study of Maithil Painting. Ph. D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Delhi.

Singh, Mani Shekhar. 2000. A journey into pictoral space: Poetics of frame and field in Maithil painting. Contributions to Indian Sociology (n.s.). 34, 3. p 409-442.

Singh, Mani Shekhar 2004. Journey into Distant Land: Poetics of Maithil Painting. Indian Folklife vol. 3 issue 4 Serial no. 17. Pp. 11-14.

Szanton, David. 2002. A Preliminary Report on Mithila Painting. (unpublished report available, under Publications on the website).

Szanton, David, 2003. Some Further Observations on Mithila Painting. (unpublished report, available under Publications on the website).

Szanton, David, 2004. Folk Art No Longer: The Transformations of Mithila Painting. Biblio, New Delhi. March - April 2004. Draft available under available under Publications on the website.
Szanton, David. 2005. Mithila Painting: The Evolution of an Art Form. Museum of Craft and Folk Art Report, San Francisco, Vol 21 no. 1. p1-6

Szanton, David and Nalini Bakshi 2007. Mithila Painting: The Evolution af an Art Forum. Ethnic Arts Foundation

Tanaka, Beatrice. The Snake Story (illustrated by Baua Devi). In French. (56 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, tel: 42-78-1567).

Thakur, Upendra. 1982. Madhubani Painting. Delhi, Upkar Press. or Abhinav Publications, e-37 Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016.

Vequaud, Yves. 1977. Women Painters of Mithila. London. Thames and Hudson.

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