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Art criticism

Art criticism 

Today  I am going to enlighten my blog audience about Art criticism .Criticism and the psychology of art, although independent disciplines, are related to aesthetics. The psychology of art is concerned with such elements of the arts as human responses to color, sound, line, form, and words and with the ways in which the emotions condition such responses. Criticism confines itself to particular works of art, analyzing their structures, meanings, and problems, comparing them with other works, and evaluating them. Before go further , lets understand the meaning of criticism first .
Critisism means :

1.  act of criticizing: a spoken or written opinion or judgment of what is wrong or bad about somebody or something
2.  disapproval: spoken or written opinions that point out one or more faults of somebody or something
3.  assessment of creative work: considered judgment of or discussion about the qualities of something, especially a creative work.

Artists have often had an un…

There's a Warli on my wall .......

There's a Warli on my wall ............

The Warlis or Varlis are an  indigenous tribe or Adivasis , living in Mountainous as well as coastal areas of  Maharashtra - Gujarat  border and surrounding areas.They have their own animistic beliefs,life,customs and traditions,as a result of acculturation they have adopted many Hindu beliefs. The Warlis speak an unwritten Varli language which belong to the southern zone of theIndo - Aryan Languages and the union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
The Warli speak in Varli language ,their own Indo- Aryan  dialect, which is mixture of Khandeshi Bhili , Gujarati and Marathi . They eat spicy food. Warlis also speak Marathi and Gujarati, and use them from written communication.

Warli Painting -

Warlis carry on a tradition stretching back to 2500 or 3000 BCE. Their mural paintings are similar to those done between 500 and 10,000 BCE in the Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, in Madhya Pradesh .
Their extremely rudimentary wall paintin…

Nefertiti - Queen of Egypt

Nefertiti - Queen of Egypt

Nefertiti (ca. 1370 BC – ca. 1330 BC) was the Great Royal wife (chief consort) of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten . Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc.
Nefertiti had many titles including Hereditary Princess ; Great of Praises ; Lady of Grace , Sweet of Love ; Lady of The Two Lands ; Main King’s Wife, his beloved ; Great King’s Wife, his beloved and  Lady of all Women .

Nefertiti was one of the most powerful , beautiful and influential queens of ancient Egypt. Nefertiti was active in religious and cultural changes initiated by her husband . She had the position as a priest and she was devoted worshipper of god Aten . In the royal religion , the king and the queen were viewed as a ' primeval first pair' . It was they who worshipped the sun disk { named Aten } .
she also look on the role of Tefnut { goddess of moisture, moon , dryness and sun } .

Nefertiti remains the …