Sanjay Nayak Mule
Location: Domestic Arrivals Corridor
Art discs made of re-used boats
Kaavi art is a form of murals found in Konkan region especially in temples of Goa, parts of coastal Maharashtra and Karnataka. Kaavi murals can also be seen in old houses, small shrines. The term Kaav in Konkani refers to Indian red pigment which is the only color used in this painting, is obtained from the laterite soil. Artistically drawn and well executed, reddish brown murals against white sandblasted backgrounds are the specialties of Kaavi art.
About the Artist
Sagar comes from a rural artistic background and has been recognised by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi on ‘Mann Ki Baat’. His roots in Adpai – known as the ‘Kalakarcho Gaav’ (artist village) inspire Sagar to give new meaning and form to the centuries old Kaavi Art.