RAJASTHAN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, AJMER SYLLABUS
FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST OF LECTURER –
DRAWING & PAINTING, COLLEGE EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT PAPER -II
Unit - I Elements of Painting - Line, Form, Colour, Tone, Texture, Space. Principles of Composition – Unity, Harmony, Balance, Emphasis or dominance, Rhythm, Proportion and Perspective, Six Canons of Indian and Chinese Painting.
Unit –II Major Trends in Indian Art -Company style, Deccan Painting, Bengal School, Bombay School and Progressive Artist Group. Artists and Sculptors of India- Raja Ravi Verma, Yamini Rai, E.B. Havell, Ashit Kumar Haldar, Amrita Shergil, R.N. Tagore, Abnindranath Tagore, Nandlal Bose, K.K. Hebbar, N.S. Bendre, M.F. Hussain, F.N. Suza, Raza, K.H. Ara, Ramkinkar Baij, Dhanraj Bhagat, Shankho Choudhary, Devi Prasad Ray Chaudhary, Himmat Shah, Usha Rani Hooja, Annish Kapoor.
Unit - III Sculptures of Indian Temples - Ellora, Elephanta, Mahabalipuram, Delwara, Ranakpur, Arthurna, Abhaneri, Konark Temple, Khajuraho Temples and Meenakshi Temple.
Unit - IV History of Modern Art - Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, NeoImpressionism, Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Nabism, Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism, Constructivism, Metaphysical Painting, Dada, Surrealism, Abstract Art, Op Art, Pop Art, Action Painting. Unit – V Western Concept of Beauty - Definition of Aesthetics, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Baumgarten, Hegel, Schelling, Kant, Freud, Tolstoy, Mooris Wetiz, Croce, G.Santayana, S.K. Langer, I.A. Richards, Roger Fry and Clive Bell.