DRAWING AND PAINTING
DRAWING AND PAINTING SYLLABUS
(The syllabus may change from time to time. Please check with the relevant Public Service Commission websites for any changes in the syllabus)
1. Knowledge of Subject concerned: Senior Secondary Level.
Knowledge of Art and its Development.
Ancient Literature on Art and Craft (specially Painting and Sculpture).
Elements of Art and Principles of composition.
Medium and Techniques of Painting.
Indian prehistoric Painting from prehistoric to Modern period.
Prehistoric Art, Buddhist Art (Ajanta and Bagh Painting).
Post Medival period- Apbransh Jain Painting, Mughal Painting, Deccan Style of Painting, Rajasthani and Pahari Painting, Painting during British period(company style).
New trends of Painting, Bengal Style of Painting and its Artists.
2. Knowledge of Subject concerned: Graduation Level.
Three dimensional and Two dimensional Art.
Drawing and Rendering.
History of Indian and Rajasthani Sculpture- Prehistoric, Mohan Jodaro and Harrappa, Ajanta, Gupta period, Maurya Period, Sanchi, Bharhut, Amrawati, Kushan, Gandhar, Mathura, Modern Sculpture and Modern Sculptors.
Modern Period- Indian and Rajasthani contemporary Artists.
3. Knowledge of Subject concerned: Post Graduation Level.
Indian Ras Theory- Bharat Muni, Bhatt Nayak and Abhinava Gupta. Impressionist, Post Impressionist, Fauvism and Cubism it's main artists and main Art work.
1:-Who was the critic in the land mark exhibition Place for People generated by six artists and one critic?
2:-'South Indian Villagers Going to Market' is an important painting done by an eminent woman artist in India.
3:-Hagia Sophia, an architectural monument is known for ________
4:-'Moulin Rouge : La Goulue' is famous lithographic posters done by the French artist ________
A:-Vincent Van Gogh
B:-Henri de Toulouse Lautrec
5:-'Second Sex', a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a theoretical study of contemporary feminism was written by _________
A:-Jean - Paul Sartre
B:-Simone de Beauvoir
6:-'Studio of a Painter : A Real Allegory Summarizing My Seven Years of Life as an Artist' is an important painting done by __________
A:-Jean - Auguste Dominique Ingres
B:-Jean - Francois Millet
7:-Kalam Patua is famous for his contemporary _______ paintings.
8:-An impressionist woman artist _______
9:-'Girl with a Pearl Earring' is an oil painting done by Dutch Painter _______
10:-Sita Devi, one of the most prominent traditional artists, who was awarded the Padma Shri for her contribution in ________ paintings.
11:-'Just What Is It That Makes Today's Home So Different, So Appealing?' is an important art work done by ________
12:-'Brahma Sutra' painting is done by ________
13:-'The Last Harvest' was an exhibition of Rabindranath Tagore's paintings to mark the 150th anniversary of Tagore's birth and it was curated by ________
14:-'The Scream' is a painting done by _________
15:-A Fauvist painter _______
D:-Jean Francois Millet
16:-'The Bride of the Wind' is a memorable work done by ________
B:-Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
17:-Supermatism was a most radical development in abstract art, it was devised by ________
18:-'Mont Ste-Victorie Seen from Bibemus Quarry' is an important painting done by ________
19:-The 'Great Wave' is a famous Japanese wood cut print done by ________
20:-'Nighthawks' is one of the most recognizable oil painting in the American art and done by ___________
21:-The famous painting 'The Blind Leading the Blind' is done by _______
B:-Pieter Bruegel the Elder
22:-'Galaxy of Musicians' is a painting done by ________
A:-Rama Varma Raja
B:-Raja Ravi Varma
C:-Mangala Bhai Thampuratti
23:-Choose the founding member of 'Progressive Artist's Group' from the following artists.
D:-Francis Newton Souza
24:-The author of 'Ways of Seeing'.
B:-Edward W. Zaid
25:-The famous 'Gajendra Moksham' mural painting is situated in ________
26:-Name of the artist who has done the famous painting, 'The Third of May, 1808'.
27:-Max Beckmann is related with _______
28:-The famous painting 'Starry Night' is done by ________
C:-Vincent Van Gogh
29:-"Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going" is an important painting done by ________
30:-Bill Viola is related to ________
31:-In art, _________ is a term used to denote variations in light and shade.
32:-Lion capital belongs to ________ period.
33:-'Yayati' is a famous painting done by reowned artist ______
C:-Binod Bihari Mukherji
34:-Edackkal Cave is a pre historical site situated in ________ District.
35:-'Agony and Ecstasy' is written by _______
36:-'Cholamandal' artists village is founded by ______
37:-A German photorealistic painter _______
38:-'Living Tradition', is written by ________
39:-Red, Yellow and Blue colours are known as _______
40:-'Everyone I have Ever Slept with 1963-1995' is a work of art created by ______
41:-The famous Mural Painting 'Medieval Saints' is done by ________
B:-Binod Bihari Mukherji
C:-Ram Kinker Baij
42:-Madhubani paintings are a practicing art form of which state in India?
43:-Abanindranath Tagore was related with ________
44:-Who has done the famous fresco 'The Tribute Money' at Brancacci Chapel, Sta. Maria del Carmine, Florence?
A:-Fra Filippo Lippi
45:-The renowned artist EI Greco is related to which period in art?
46:-Ajanta caves are situated in _______
47:-Name of the renowned Mexican Muralist Diego Rivera's famous artist wife.
48:-'You can't Please them All', is a known painting done by _______
D:-Gulam Muhammed Sheikh
49:-This artist using needle and thread for making images on canvas instead of brush and colour.
50:-Bridget Riley is one of the foremost exponents of ________
51:-'Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy' is a known painting done by ________
52:-'The Birth of Venus' is done by _______
B:-Jacques Louis David
C:-Van Rijn Rembrandt
53:-'The Lunch on the Grass' is a renowned painting is made by ________
54:-Choose the famous work of art of Rembrandt Van Rijn from the following paintings.
A:-The School of Athens
55:-'My Life' is an autobiography of this artist ________
56:-Group ________ was a short-lived art movement founded in Bhavnagar, in 1962, of eleven contemporary Indian artists.
57:-'The Death of Marat' is a famous painting done by ______
B:-Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
C:-Jacques Louis David
58:-'The Wanderer above the Mists' is an important painting of _______
B:-Caspar David Friedrich
59:-Founder member of Delhi Silpi Chakra _______
A:-J. Swami Nathan
C:-Pran Nath Mago
60:-Who was associated with Indian Radical Painters and Sculptors Association?
D:-K.P. Krishna Kumar
61:-'Les Demoiselles d' Avignon' is done by ________
B:-Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
62:-Leonardo da Vinci was a ______ artist.
63:-'Bodhisattwa Padmapani' mural painting is at ________
64:-Thodeekalam Siva Temple is famous for its ________
65:-'Umbrellas' is an important installation done by ______
B:-Christo & Jeanne Claude
66:-Umberto Boccioni is a _______ artist.
67:-Sanchi Stupa is a _______ monument.
68:-which is the earliest and largest museum in India?
A:-National Museum, New Delhi
B:-Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
C:-Indian Museum, Kolkatta
D:-Victoria and Albert Museum, Bombay
69:-This artist's works were a reaction to the historical and political crisis such as the Bengal famine of 1943 and the Tebhaga movements.
70:-The shore temple at Mahabalipuram was built during the _______ dynasty.
71:-'How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare' is a performance done by _______
72:-In which church did Michelangelo paint the great 'Last Judgment'?
B:-St. Peter's Basilica
C:-Santa Maria de Maggiore
D:-San Giovanni Laterano
73:-Kodungalloor Madhavamenon was a _________
74:-'Nude Descending Staircase' is an important painting done by _______
75:-'The Persistence of Memory' is done by ________
76:-'Haripura Posters' were done by _______
A:-Binode Bihari Mukherji
77:-'Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow' is a documentary film directed by Sophie Fiennes about artist ________
78:-This artist used his Prints to disseminate leftist ideas and propaganda in mid 20th century in India.
79:-'Untitled Film Stills' are the postmodern photographic art works done by _________
80:-Jacques Derrida was a/an _________
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