The Night Life of Trees

Intricately drawn visions of trees fill the pages of this sumptuous book of art and folklore from the Gond tribe in central India. In Gond belief, trees are busy all day, giving shade, support, shelter and food to all. Only when night falls can they find rest for themselves, and then, under quiet dark skies, the spirits that live in them are revealed.

Recreated from original art by Ram Singh Urveti, Bhajju Shyam and Durga Bai, three of the finest living artists of the Gond tradition, this book is a tribute to the majesty of trees, and to old ways of relating to the natural world.

 Additional information:

  • Artists: Ram Singh Urveti, Bhajju Shyam and Durga Bai
  • Size: 9.5” x 13.2”
  • Pages: 48
  • Hardcover
  • Publication: June 2006