ANURADHA THAKUR

ORIGINAL ART BY ANURADHA THAKUR: PAINTINGS AVAILABLE


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ORIGINAL ART BY ANURADHA THAKUR: PAINTINGS SOLD


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BIOGRAPHY


Art by Anuradha Thakur

Art by Anuradha Thakur, a contemporary Indian artist, celebrates the timeless beauty of tribal Indian rituals and traditions. From festivals and religious ceremonies to folk songs and dances, her original paintings illustrate the bold, vibrant tapestry of tribal life. She is known for portraying her subjects’ faces and figures in black, a striking contrast to their ornate clothing and kaleidoscopic surroundings.

In a recent TEDx talk given at BITS Hyderabad, artist Anuradha Thakur discussed the distinctive use of the color black in her paintings. She said, “Tribal people are honest, content and peaceful, and I want these qualities to stand out in a quiet silent way. Black is a strong color to show this, but the black I use is a soft black—it is not a harsh or angry black.”

Anuradha Thakur graduated with a Fine Arts degree from Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune. Before she became a full-time artist, she worked in the non-profit sector for 20 years. She has won multiple national awards and was recently chosen by the Ministry of Women and Child Development as one of the Top 100 Women Achievers in the category of Art and Culture in India. Notably, her painting ‘Ethnic Serendipity’ hangs in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office.

Anuradha Thakur welcomes requests for commissioned paintings. If you like a painting that has sold, or if you have a particular space in mind, a custom painting can be made to your taste and specifications regarding size, color palette and other details. You are welcome to buy her paintings online or view them at our gallery in Palo Alto (San Francisco Bay Area). All artworks are hand signed by the artist and include a certificate of authenticity.

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Anuradha painting outdoors in her garden.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Are the paintings signed?
Yes, all paintings are signed by the artist and come with a certificate of authenticity.

Is shipping available worldwide?
Yes, we offer both domestic and international shipping, and all fees are on actuals. We frequently ship throughout the US as well as to Europe, Africa and Asia.

How are the artworks shipped?
All works including paintings, prints and sculptures are professionally packed. Smaller paintings can be shipped flat, and larger paintings can be unstretched and rolled in a tube. Each shipment is covered by transit insurance.

Are exchanges accepted?
Yes, we do offer exchanges for remote clients who are based in the United States. Paintings must be returned in the same perfect condition in order to be eligible for exchange. Please refer to our FAQ page for more details on our exchange policy.

Are the paintings framed?
No, the paintings are not sold framed. While it is not necessary to frame a canvas, it can be a stylistic choice and help integrate the painting with the existing decor. You can read more advice about framing on our blog.

How should the artwork be taken care of?
As a resource for clients, we have written a guide on the best art care tips for canvases and works on paper.

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