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Introduction to Indian Art - An appreciation

Visva-Bharati University and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

The Indian sub-continent has a tradition of visual arts dating back more than 10000 years. The works of art produced over the periods and across the huge expanse of the subcontinent are diverse in their style, subject and medium used. Each art work from different periods be it an architecture, sculpture, painting or decorative and functional object –embody and echo the objectives and ethos of the cultural period that produced it. This course intends to introduce an appreciation method to study, understand and enjoy Indian art as much comprehensibly as possible. The course is selective, specific and focused on the highlights and salient features of Indian art, both traditional and modern.
INTENDED AUDIENCE :
NILPREREQUISITES : NILINDUSTRY SUPPORT : NIL

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1:
Introducing Indian Art

Week 2:
Religious and Cultural Diversities

Week 3:
Stylistic Variations

Week 4:
Tradition to Modern

Taught by

Soumik Nandy Majumdar

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