Sunday, September 23, 2012
20" x 16"
On a recent trip to India, i had the opportunity to travel to Gujarat. This painting depicts the colors of Gujarat and Rajasthan ( Northwestern India).
If you love camels check out the Pushkar Fair-
"The Pushkar Fair, or Pushkar ka Mela, is the annual five-day camel and livestock fair, held in the town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is one of the world's largest camel fairs, and apart from buying and selling of livestock it has become an important tourist attraction and its highlights have become competitions such as the "matka phod", "longest moustache", and "bridal competition" are the main draws for this fair which attracts thousands of tourists. The Imperial Gazetteer of India, mentions an attendance of 100,000 pilgrims in early 1900s"- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pushkar_Fair http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pushkar_Fair
This painting has been accepted into the "Travel" show at the CCA.