In today’s class we learnt about the Colonial and Mughal rule.
Out of all the objects that we were shown, these are the few that gained my attention. The captions read what I learnt about each objects-
The silhouettes started transforming during this time ( what should and what should not be visible). I also learnt about commercial daggers, made of stone that are not functional and just used for gifting purpose
It was also a symbol of Universalisation since by the 18th century, new innovations took place and they focussed on what others would like.
Good art was produced during this time because the artists were not given any specific guide lines to follow so their imagination was independent of any impositions.
Reflection:The one thing that captured my mind was how the artists created without any restrictions or fixed instructions. I somehow related that to design in today’s time. There are definitely certain things that one has to keep in mind while designing but a designer’s imagination can never be imposed with too many guide lines since it tends to take away the sense of originality and creativity then.