UGC NET/JRF/SET Visual Art (Paper II)
About this eBook
Preface I m very glad to know that my dear pupil Mr. M. Vasim has composed a book for the UGC NET JRF SET Examinations on the Visual Art Second Paper , which is now before us. His courage, sincerity and patience while composing this book is really praiseworthy. Such a book has been desired for a long period. This book will certainly prove useful to the students of UGC NET JRF SET and I also hope it will achieve proper honour in the society of Art . I bless you for this useful book and also heartily congratulate the two other authors on this unique work.
Dr. R. A. Sharma Professor
Deptt. of Ancient Indian History, Culture Archeology Jivaji University Gwalior Madhya Pradesh
PREAMBLE The examinees of UGC NET JRF SET were lacking for such a book for a long period, which can provide them the basic information about the Visual Art . The University Grants Commission UGC provided a new challenge to the students and the teachers by offering a new syllabus in the year 2005. Such a number of new various areas have been included in it that all the students and teachers have been facing many problems while searching for the appropriate matter. We hope that this book will prove an important one to fulfil that space. Visual Art second paper is quite according to the syllabus for the UGC NET JRF SET. The book has been finalised with 29 Chapters, Appendix A, B, C and a list of paintings at the end. This book contains various information about the Visual Art which is based upon the objective type questions. It includes various important topics as Art and Beauty, Fundamentals of Visual Art, Mediums and Techniques Traditional and Modern Painting, Sculpture, Mural etc. , Art of Advertising, Graphic Design, Computer Graphics, Printing and Decoration, Photography, Indian and Western Painting, Sculpture, Architecture etc. from the Pre-Historic period upto Modern times , the Artists and the important paintings, various Movements of Art, Recent activities from the world of Art and Indian Cinema, Music, Dance etc., in a long range of objective questions which is appropriate to the current pattern of examination. The main attractions of this book are the Appendix A, B, C and the list of paintings. These have been provided for the help of the readers as it becomes so easy to capture many important informations in the mind at a glance only. The Appendix A includes The Main Centres for Art Studies in India, Art Academies, Art Centres, Art Gallaries , Art Organisations, Main Museums in India, List of the Main Artists, Main Indian Artists Groups, Indian Artists and their Work and the Western Artists and their Paintings. The Appendix B consists of the patterns of those questions, which form the question-paper. The Appendix C has the model paper of the related examination which is based upon memory. There is also a list of famous paintings in the last portion of the book.