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Madhubani painting, 'Friendship' (India)

In this folk art Madhubani painting by Bharti Dayal, two friends converse with one another beneath a canopy of vines and the red moon. Bharti works in the traditional style developed in the Mithila region of India, working with acrylics and vegetable dyes on handmade paper for an intricate and eye-catching composition.