DD 213

Art and aesthetics in Design




Understanding basic grammar of various art forms like visual arts, classical music, classical dance, etc.; Exploration of temporal space in dynamic arts; Introduction to theatre, Body as a medium of communication; understanding aesthetic expression through case studies.




1. Banes S., & Lepecki, A., The senses in performance. New York: Routledge, 2007.

2. Hollander J., Indian folk theatres. London: Routledge, 2007.

3. Vergine L., Body art and performance: The body as language. Milan: Skira, 2007.

4. Lal A., The Oxford companion to Indian theatre. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004.

5. Wade B. C., Music in India: The classical traditions. New Delhi: Manohar, 2001.

6. Mittal A., Hindustaani music and the aesthetic concept of form. New Delhi: D.K. Printworld, 2000.

7. Ragini D., Dance dialects of India. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1990