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NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science History Chapter 10: The Changing World of Visual Arts

iacst-2022

This chapter will learn about the development witnessed in the colonial era in art and culture. The points brief out the chapter.

  • A colonial rule introduced several new art forms, styles, materials, and techniques creatively adapted by Indian artists for local patrons and markets in elite and popular circles.
  • One popular British tradition was that of landscape painting. This painting style depicted India as a weird land that could be explored by travelling British artists. The landscape described was rugged and wild, it gave a picture of a land untamed by human hands.
  • Another tradition of art which gained popularity in colonial India was portrait painting. The portrait is a picture of a person in which the face and its expression are prominent.
  • Large oil paintings on canvas were exhibited to select audiences in Britain. The rich and the powerful, be it either British or Indian, wanted to see themselves depicted on canvas.
  • After the battle of Plassey and the successive victories of the British over the native kings,the patrons of the Indian artists saw erosion.
  • New styles and art forms such as the Kalighat painting and others came up in various parts of the country, and the world of art underwent a transition.
  • People also used art to spread the message of nationalism and awareness among the people about the prevailing social evils.

 

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