NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Our Pasts 3rd - Part 2 Chapter 4

The Changing World of Visual Arts Class 8

Chapter 4 The Changing World of Visual Arts Exercise Solutions

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Q1 :  

Fill in the blanks:

(a) The art form which observed carefully and tried to capture exactly what the eye saw is called ___________.

(b) The style of painting which showed Indian landscape as a quaint, unexplored land is called __________.

(c) Paintings which showed the social lives of Europeans in India are called _________.

(d) Paintings which depicted scenes from British imperial history and their victories are called ____________.


Answer :

(a) The art form which observed carefully and tried to capture exactly what the eye saw is called portraiture.

(b) The style of painting which showed Indian landscape as a quaint, unexplored land is called picturesque.

(c) Paintings which showed the social lives of Europeans in India are called Kalighat paintings.

(d) Paintings which depicted scenes from British imperial history and their victories are called history paintings.

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Let's discusslet's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 140

Q1 :  

Point out which of the following were brought in with British art:

(a) oil painting (b) miniatures (c) life-size portrait painting (d) use of perspective (e) mural art


Answer :

Oil painting, life-size portrait painting and the use of perspective

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Q2 :  

Describe in your own words one painting from this chapter which suggests that the British were more powerful than Indians. How does the artist depict this?


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Q3 :  

Why did the scroll painters and potters come to Kalighat? Why did they begin to paint new themes?


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Q4 :  

Why can we think of Raja Ravi Varma's paintings as national?


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Q5 :  

In what way did the British history paintings in India reflect the attitudes of imperial conquerors?


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Q6 :  

Why do you think some artists wanted to develop a national style of art?


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Q7 :  

Why did some artists produce cheap popular prints? What influence would such prints have had on the minds of people who looked at them?


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