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A guide to discovering the art of India’s best artists, with activities for children!

This image of a woman holding a lamp is one of India’s most iconic paintings. But what makes it so special? Is the woman in the painting an important figure? Did the artist intend to communicate feminine values of 19th century India? What is the story behind it? S.L Haldankar’s Glow of Hope is a painting that has been loved by generations. Visitors literally head to the Sri Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery just for a glimpse of this masterpiece alone.  The…

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