The kamalam paintings are considered to be the one which belongs to the traditional period. These paintings are actually not completely traditional nor are completely classics. These are the paintings which are mainly based on the contemporary concepts based on the modernity. These are the paintings which finds the value among the modernity existimg in the world of art. The murals in the paintings are contemporary and canonical. Such kind of murals are canonical because of the style of representation given by them. These art forms are also canonical because of their ability to combine with the different aspects of the cohesive forms.
After the postcolonial situation, there is a difference in the situation in the postmodernist operators. The different kinds of borrowings from the popular culture are generally considered to be the amalgam of the different visual representations. These forms are inherited in the classical mural tradition which can be stated as high art. The popular canonical art form can generally be represented as something that is different from the folk culture unlike something that is mass consumed.
From these paintings, it can be clearly stated that the canonical forms of these Indian art can give the great example which can depict the internationalism and ranking of the intensification of the subfields belonging to this discipline. The contemporary art completely acknowledges that each and every artist in the contemporary art derives the important and essential information from the past. The subversion of the notion of originality of the art form is something that can be accepted as practices. This leads to the use of the canonical ideas in the art forms which are created during the contemporary period.