Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.
2) What are the features of Indian contemporary painting? Why do you think India’s art industry has not flourished as it has flourished in the West and China? Examine. (250 Words)
Why this question?
This is in our topic list. It’s important as it links two topics in GS-1: Art and culture topic and factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries (Considering art as indusrty)
Key demand of the question:
Two key demands: one features of contemporary painting(note that it’s only painting); second demand is reasons why art industry in India is weak.
Examine– Without making your own observations, just examine relevant facts and information, and present the same in answer as per its demand.
Structure of Answer:
In the introduction, write why modern Indian pantings, and also art despite their world-class features and appeal, have not flourished as billion dollar industry.
In the body there should be TWO mains parts: One for features(Form, Material, inspiration, influence etc), Second for reasons why India’s art industry is not advanced as it’s in the West and China(govt policy, cultural factors etc). Write all parts in point-format.
In the conclusion, write why art needs encouragement.
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