>Introduction to Art Appreciation
This course is the study of visual culture for students with little or no experience in the fine arts or appreciation of it. It includes a brief study of art history and in-depth studies of the elements, media, and methods used in creative processes and thought.
The Outline of the course:
The Dawn of Civilization
An assessment of the arts and practices of early civilization’s and how they have influenced out ideas of beauty.
Medieval Art- Renaissance
Early Indian and the Mughal traditions, Christian and Islamic art with emphasis to Gothic, Renaissance and The Baroque
Photography and Political Change
Photography and its challenges. When was the modern in India.
Isms Part 1
Cubism, Constructivism, Abstract
Isms Part 2
Dadaism, Surrealism and Abstract
What is Design?
Glimpses of the contemporary
Video, performance and popular culture
Theories of Art
DURATION ~ 16 Classes
Two days per week (Saturday and Sunday)
2 hours per day
Students should be 13 and above