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Madhubani painting, 'Freedom' (India)

Flying a kite amidst the beauty of nature, a young woman exudes freedom. Indian artist Bharti Dayal uses acrylics and vegetable dye on handmade paper to create this traditional Madhubani painting, an art style which originates in the Mithila region. The woman wears colorful, floral clothing, portrayed against an intricate, leafy canopy filled with elegant birds.