In a serpentine symbol of Aum, dance Radha and Krishna to the tune of the
latter's flute. Mesmerized by the same, the other gopis cannot resist
gyrating too. The artist bestows each one of them with a different posture and
varied costumes. There is no synchronization in their dance movements,
making it a very spontaneous activity. The gopis wear simple jewellery and
head ornaments as compared to the elaborate ones worn by Radha and Krishna.
The artist uses the costumes to spread colour on the camas. Together with
expansive use of reds, blues and greens, he uses pink colour liberally. If
there is spontaneity of movement, there is symmetry in composition. With the
dancing couple in the centre, there are six gopis on each side; there is
balance even in the placement of vegetation.
Simple, bold lines, filled with attractive colours, make it a delightful
This description by Renu Rana.
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