ANJANA DEVI, MANJUSHA ARTIST
Anjana Devi, is an enterprising young Manjusha painter from Bhagalpur, Bihar. She is as exuberant as ever, each time we meet her.
This simpleton is a passionate artist at heart and a superior story teller. Stories that she brings life to through her hand painted sarees, dupattas and stoles. To support this lesser known but enthralling colourful art and Anjana Devi, pre-order here.
Manjusha, meaning a ‘boat’ is a lesser known but a beautiful folk art of Ang Region of Bhagalpur, Bihar. It is practiced predominantly by the Malakar & Kumbhkar Castes. What makes it stand apart from other art forms of the region is that it uses only three colours-Pink, Yellow, and Green. The paintings are also called Angika Painting, Snake Painting & Manjusha Kala.