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Title: Introduction to Indian Art - An appreciation
Department: Humanities and Social Sciences
Author: Prof.Soumik Nandy Majumdar
University: Visva Bharati University
Type: WebLink
Abstract: 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.
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