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Rangoli Sand Painting (Video)
Date: April 23, 2013
Running Time: 00:02:15
For thousands of years, Indian women have created these elaborate geometric designs using a variety of natural materials���flowers, spices, sand, and natural pigment���to mark auspicious occasions, celebrations, and milestones. The rangoli would evolve over the course of the day. Purvi Shah studied fine art and design in India. ... More »
The arts are a fundamental method of discovery at the Exploratorium. We engage artists in every facet of our work to inspire curiosity and to further an interdisciplinary approach to seeing and understanding the world. From creating long-lasting exhibits on our museum floor to developing unforgettable performances in our public ... More »

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