The art of the Gond tribal community in central India is dense yet intricate and rich with meaning. The Gonds are one of India’s largest indigenous communities and art is central to their lives. Originally painted on walls and floors, Gond art has since found its way to paper and canvas.
About the Artist
Gond artist Bhajju Shyam has received international acclaim since his runaway success in 2003 with The London Jungle Book. His captivating visuals and easy storytelling style fuse his perceptions of the modern world with his tribe’s unique visual language.