Art History Course – Painting

This course would focus on the history of painting reaching back in time to artifacts from pre-historic humans. Painting has been a form of expression since pre-historic era to early 20th century when it relied primarily on representational, religious and classical motifs. The course explores the journey from the earlier cave paintings to today’s more abstract and contemporary approach.

Enrollments are open.
Please mail us on mati.india@gmail.com.
You could visit us at Management of Art Treasures of India,F-209, Old MB Road,Lado Sarai,Delhi.
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Please find the course below.

MATI ART HISTORY COURSE – ‘PAINTING

Lectures:

  • EVOLUTION OF INDIAN ART: PAINTING – 24th  May ‘14(Saturday) by Dr. Anand Burdhan(Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management)
  • TEXTUAL SOURCES:-  ( BRAHMANICAL, BUDDHIST AND JAINIST) – 25th May’14 (Sunday)by Mrinal Kulkarni (JNU)

-Shilpa Shastra

-The Rig Veda(1200-900 BC)

- The Upanishads

-Puranas: chitrasutra vishnudharmottara purana

  • CAVE PAINTINGS IN INDIA – 31st May’14 (Saturday) by Kavita Jaiswal

-Prehostiric cave paintings ca. 3000-1200 BC Bhimbetaka

-Ajanta Paintings

- Ellora Paintings

- Sittanavasal Paintings

  • PAINTINGS DURING DIFFERENT PERIODS/DYNASTIES IN INDIA  – 1st June’14(Sunday) – Nuzhat Kazmi

- Indian Painting and the Patronage of the Early Mughals: Mughal Dynasty
(A.D. 1526 – late 18th cent. A.D.)

- Mughal Provincial Schools during Mughal Dynasty: Northern parts of India,

southern parts of  India, States of Ahmad Nagar, Bija Pur, Golconda in Deccan

Sultanate Period  and Local Hindu Patrons (A.D. 1411 – A.D. 1530)

- Miniature Paintings in the Hindu Courts: 17th-18th Centuries: Rajput Regimes
(14th cent. A.D.– mid of 18th cent. A.D.) Northern, western and central parts of India,
entire Rajasthan – Mewar, Bundi; Punjab, Malwa,Jammu, Kangra etc.

- Pahari Miniatures

  • FOLK AND TRIBAL ART  - 7th June’14 (Saturday) – Siddhartha TagoreSanthal/Kalighat
  • FOLK AND TRIBAL ART – 8th  June’14 (Sunday) – Siddhartha Tagore
  • COMPANY PERIOD PAINTINGS AND BAZAAR ART-14thJune’14(Saturday) – Y.S. Alone
    18th and 19th centuries blended European and Indian styles
  • INTRODUCTION OF OIL PAINTING, EASEL PAINTING: – 15th June’14 (Sunday) – Dr. Sanjoy Mallik
    BRITISH PAINTERS IN COLONIAL     PERIOD & POPULAR ART FORMS IN COLONIAL PERIOD : BATA TALA PRINTS, KALIGHAT PAINTINGS ETC. 
  • RAJA RAVI VERMA AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES LIKE PESTONJI – 21st June’ 14 (Saturday) by Y.S.Alone
  • ART SCHOOLS DURING COLONIAL PERIOD- 22nd June’14 (Sunday) – Mrinal Kulkarni
  • WOMEN ARTISTS OF 20TH CENTURY INDIA and ACCEPTANCE OF FEMALE ARTISTS TODAY – 28th June’14(Saturday) – Mrinal Kulkarni

This session deals with all those women artists and women scholars who have contributed immensely to Indian art but acknowledged inadequately by the mainstream historians.

a)      Jaya Appaswamy

b)      Piloo Pochakhanawala

c)       Meera Mukherjee

d)      Arnawaz Vasudev

e)      T.K.Padmini

f)       Devyani Krishna etc
Today’s- Female artist:Arpita singh, Nalini Malani, Nilima sheikh, Mrinalini Mukherjee, Meera Mukherjee, Madhavi Parekh, Saroj gogi Pal, anupam Sud.

  • REVIVALISM : – 29th June’14 (Sunday) – Y.S. Alone

E.B. Havell, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandlal Bose, MV Dhurandhar, Mhatre, Karmarkar
- Progressive groups

  • POST INDEPENDENCE PERIOD- 5th July’14(Saturday) – Nuzhat Kazmi

How partition affected Indian Art and Artists.

  • DEVELOPMENT OF ABSTRACTION IN INDIAN ART/TANTRIC ART/NARRATIVE- 6thJuly’14(Sunday) – Johny ML
  • MANUSCRIPT PAINTINGS : 12th July’14 (Saturday) – Seema Bhalla
    -Pala Dynasty (A.D. 730 – A.D. 1250), Chandulya
    -Dynasty and Jain Patrons (10th cent. – early 15th cent., A.D.)

 

  • CURRENT/CONTEMPORARY SCENARIO OF INDIAN ART - 13th July(Sunday) – Johny ML