Special lecture webinar series highlighting rich cultural diversity and visual heritage of state of Punjab
Students advised to study textual sources of art and understand importance of expression by artist
Chandigarh: A special lecture webinar series highlighting the rich cultural diversity and visual heritage of the state of Punjab.
The webinar lecture series was initiated by Dr. Ambalika Jacob, Associate Professor/ Head, S.S.S., Department of Fine Arts/ Incharge, Museum and Art Gallery, Punjabi University, Patiala, on the topic "Freedom of expression in Indian art with special refference to Sanghol in Punjab" was Lucid and informative.
The session was structured and moderated by Professor Tirthankar Bhattacharya, Chairperson,Deptt of Art History and Visual Arts,Panjab University Chandigarh and an expert Indologist and iconographist .
The speaker amalgamated the talk into an extremely pertinent subject for the students as well as art enthusiasts. The focus of the webinar was Punjab and its rich cultural heritage. The freedom of expression by the ancient and medieval artists in the state of Punjab . The artistic terms and terminologies were explained in the most simplistic manner.
It clearly indicated Dr. Ambalika s passion for the subject under discussion. The researchers approach and the sociological point of view of art and culture was discussed in details. She spoke about the beauty of Sanghol imagery and the beautiful erotic apsara figures and its origin.
The interactive session was further elaborated with inputs from Prof. Tirthankar and Dr. Ambalika both stressed on the values of art , traditions and the importance of art history and culture.
She ended her lecture with advising the students to study textual sources of art and understand the importance of expression by artist.