Following My Paintbrush – Dulari Devi, Gita Wolf

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FOLLOWING MY PAINT BRUSH

Dulari Devi, Gita Wolf

Following My Paint Brush is the story of Dulari Devi, a domestic helper who went on to become an artist in the Mithila style of folk painting from Bihar, eastern India. Dulari is from a community of fisherfolk, and she discovered painting while working as a domestic labourer in an artist’s house. She learned by doing, and has since been acknowledged as a reputed artist. Through a series of images, done in the exquisite Mithila style, Dulari recalls important moments from her life. The sheer beauty of these pictures belies the stark and simple heroism of her tale. Gita Wolf draws on Dulari’s oral accounts of her life to tell a poignant yet quietly hopeful story for young readers.

Publisher – Tara Books
ISBN – 9789383145171

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Tara Books is an independent publishing house started in 1994 by Gita Wolf. Over the years, she was joined by other creative friends who have helped Tara grow organically and in many directions.

In addition to the office team, 25 artisans presently work at Tara bookmaking workshop. They’re particularly well-known for the screen-printed books made entirely by hand—from the paper to the printing and binding.

An integral part of Tara publishing is a pioneering engagement with the rich diversity of Indian folk and tribal art. Over a period of 20 years, Tara has brought a range of such artists into the book form for the first time.

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4901

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