Acrylic and Ink on Paper
Like the Hindu culture, the Gonds too worship many gods and goddess and belief in supernatural powers is common. In the Gond myth these red and blue birds have said to have helped the Gods to create Land by flying high and finding soil when Earth was flooded with water.
Suresh Durve, hails from the state of Madhya Pradesh. His early works demonstrated the original Gond style of painting with dots and lines and the use of bright colors. However in his new style he employs black and white forms, with hues used sparingly. He also shades his creations. He has been showcasing his paintings along with other Gond artists, both nationally and internationally.