History of Art and Art Appreciation

ED 2010History of Art and Art Appreciation2--2HSS

Overview and History of Western Art: Prehistoric Art & Mesopotamian Art; Egyptian Art; Classical and Medieval Art; Renaissance and Baroque Art; Nineteenth Century Art; Twentieth Century Art – Modern and Post Modern Period.

Overview and History of Indian Art: Prehistoric & Indus art; Buddhist, Hindu & Jaina Art; Islamic Art; Modern Art in India & Contemporary Art.


1. Tansey, Richard G & F.S. Kleiner, Gardner’s Art through the ages, 12th Edition, Harcourt, Brace Cottage, Fortworth 1996.
2. Tomory Edith, A history of fine Arts in India and the West, Orient Longmans, Chennai, 1982.
3. Rowland Benjamin, Art and Architecture of India, Penguin, Middlesex, 1953.