Beauty Lies in the Eyes of the Beholder
Five paintings by Avinash Karn
Images © Avinash Karn.
Born to a family of Madhubani painters in Ranti, a village in Bihar, artist Avinash Karn is the founder of Madhubani’s first art collective, the Kachni-Bharni Art Group. He studied fine arts (Sculpture) at the Benares Hindu University. His Madhubani paintings are aimed at changing the dynamics of this folk form that originated in the Mithila region in Bihar. He has also been awarded with the Young Artist Scholarship by the Ministry of Culture, India.