How many times have you actually heard about Thota Vaikuntam paintings making a splash in the global scenario? Well, the number of times you realize the potential of Thota Vaikuntam paintings can be counted on one hand. So, when you realize that Indian paintings have not got their fair share of recognition, you will see that it is not due to the lack of trying on their behalf. Rather, a lot of people are simply not interested or willing to provide the proper amount of exposure that Indian paintings deserve. Therefore, when painters like Thota Vaikuntam influenced the global audience, there are a lot of things for you to cheer about.
For one, you would be able to enjoy Indian paintings with an understanding on the influence that they have been able to create for themselves in the aspect of the global audience. The other thing that you realize about the Indian paintings is that it looks wonderful, but most of the time, it is devoid of any proper subjects. This is the reason why people like Thota Vaikuntam have been able to proclaim their paintings to be of the soil. They take mundane Indian people, particularly the village life as their subjects and immortalize them on their canvas.