Nexus Between Painting and Literature


  • Rathika E Vellore Institute of Technology
  • V. Vijayalakshmi Vellore Institute of Technology



painting, literature, writing, connection, expression


Painting along with the literatures written was a response to the significant social events or ethnological constructions of that era. Like other arts, literature was a voicing of a person’s feelings and thoughts. Every artist sought to share their observations, experiences and their understanding of truths. Whether artists were writing stories, composing songs, creating a film or painting a picture, they were experiencing their relationship with the world around them and their works reflected a particular structure, tone and theme pertaining to the form of art. This paper looked at the connection and compared the difference between painting and literature and its evolution in history as they complemented one another through their way of expression.


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