Art is always a Trouville for all of us. By the enticing creativity and focus, exquisite artworks were born, which tends to give us an enhanced pleasure from the deep of the soul. Art is not only painting, numerous genres are there to serve the creative process. One such genre is Miniature artwork, which is simply a painting or sculpture works in little sizes.
Miniature is one kind of unique and stylish way of artwork where even a wall-sized painting could be made as small art works. This artwork had a history of nearly 1000 years from the early primordial periods. A common definition used for the miniature is, “Miniature artwork piece can be held in the palm of the hand or it must be less than around 100 sq.cm area”. These works are carried out in paper and cloth materials that are of a very small size, which is giving them a unique identity of beautiful artwork.
These miniature paintings have an origin in India from 750 A.D itself from the rulers of palas in Eastern India. In the religious teachings of Buddha, palm leaves were used for the painting works, where miniature was born in nature with small size palm leaves. Because of its unique beauty, it became popular. Around 960 A.D Chalukya dynasty rulers spread these miniatures in the western parts of India. Then with the impacts of Mughals, in fusion with the Persian style of paintings, Mughals miniature works were born. After Mughals, Rajput rulers of Rajasthan patronized the miniature works with their own distinctive features. Overall, these little painting works were used to preserve and showcase the history of contributions and achievements by various rulers.
There are many schools for these miniature artworks with its own distinct features. They are Pala School, Orissa School, Jain school, Mughal School, Rajasthani School, Pahari School, Deccan School. The earliest miniature paintings are related to Pala School in which the works are dating back before 8th century A.D. This school followed Buddhist tantric rituals. Pala style of painting spread among the areas of Srilanka, Nepal, Burma and became a popular one. Orissa School of painting emerged in the 17th century with the same palm leaves painting, even in the period of usage of papers. Jain school is one of the earliest schools, where ‘Kalpa suthra’ and ‘Kalkacharya katha’ were portrayed in miniature paintings. The agglomeration of Persian paintings and Indian style of paintings lead to the born of Mughal Schools in miniature arts. Mughal style of painting was under the reign of Akbar.
There are several miniature art societies in different places to preserve the precious miniature artworks and the spirit of the miniature. It is a form of art which is very rich in heritage that is continuing today by various artists around the world. Thus these artworks should be preserved in a good way. There are several miniature art shows and exhibitions are shown all over the world. Some of the famous miniature shows are, Miniature art society of Florida , Sulphur Springs Valley International Miniature and Small Works Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery Annual Miniature Fine Art Show, Annual International Juried Miniature Show, The Art of the Miniature Annual Invitational Miniature Art Exhibition, Heartland Art Guild International Miniature Paintings & Sculptures Art Show Gateway to the Rockies Art Show, Aurora History Museum, Miniatures and More Invitational Show, Albuquerque Art Museum, Council For the Arts Annual Miniature Art Show at The Capitol Theatre Center, Miniature Painters Sculptors Gravers Society of Washington D.C. , Annual North American Miniature Art Exhibition at The Art Gallery of Fells Point. Most of these shows are shown in the USA.
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