Sukhnandi Vyam

Untitled (Birds in flight)

Gond is a celebrated shared art tradition practiced by the Gond-Pradhan community in India. It was first ‘discovered’ by Jagdish Swaminathan who was searching for original artworks from Indian tribes in the 1970s. The search ended with him meeting the talented artist Jangarh Singh Shyam, considered the pioneer of Gond art. The themes of the… Read more »

Nature in Gond art

Jangarh exemplified the natural theme of Gondi painting. The silent message is clear—everything is interconnected

Gond: Floral painting with couple

This Gond piece by Sukhnandi Vyam is rich in symbolism. The foliage pattern makes way in the centre for an opening that hints at the fertility of Mother Earth.