How an artist-couple uses Patachitra to illustrate themes beyond Indian folklore

The Chitrakars have painted a variety of stories from Krishna Leela to the depiction of the 9/11 attack that sits inside the Peabody Essex Museum in the U.S. Madhusudan said he first stumbled upon the idea of illustrating a current affair during the showing of a play in his village. The play depicted the different scenes leading up to the twin tower blast in Manhattan.

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