Jivya Soma Mashe
Jivya Soma Mashe is active/lives in India. Jivya Soma Mashe is known for painting.
Biography Jivya Soma Mashe
Jivya Soma Mashe is the most prominent practitioner of traditional Warli art. In 1985 Chemould Publications produced the book, The Warlis: Tribal Paintings & Legends which made Jivya's work known internationally. His first exhibition abroad was in Palais de Menton, France in 1976. Subsequently he showed at Pompidou Centre, Paris in 1989. More recently Jivya has had a two person show with Richard Long in Germany & Italia in 2003 and 2004 respectively. The Warli tribe lives about 150 kilometers from Mumbai and still today speaks a language, which has no written form. Warli art is famous for its mural paintings of supernatural beings and scenes of everyday life. The works are traditionally painted entirely in white by applying a mix of rice do
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