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There are two types of art which are necessary for the scope of CLAT preparation.
The first is fine arts and the second is performing arts.
Fine arts encompass drawing, painting, sculpting as well as crafts.
Performing arts would primarily include dance, music and theatre.
It is important that you familiarize yourself important Indian figures in each of these fields.
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Art
Here is a list of famous painters and their paintings:
1. Abanindranath Tagore-Bharat Mata
2. Amrita Shergill-Siesta
3. Atul Dodiya-The Kitchen
4. Bikash Bhattacharjee-King with Flute
5. Gaganendranath Tagore-Adbhut Lok: realm of the absurd.
6. Jamini Roy-Queen on Tiger
7. Kalipada Ghosal-Persian Night
8. F.Hussain-Maiden’s Flight
9. Manishi Dey-Bengal Women
10. Nandalal Bose-Dandi March
11. Raja Ravi Varma-Galaxy of Musicians
12. Satish Gujral-Raising of Lazarus
13. Shoba Singh-Sohni Mahiwal
14. Silpi-Thennattu Selvangal(Treasures of South India)
15. Sunil Das-Woman

Dance
Note the names of dancers and the dance forms they specialize in.
1. Deepti Omcherry Bhalla-Mohiniyattam
2. Kalamandandalam Kalyanikutty Amma-Mohiniyattam
3. Kumidini Lakhia-Kathak
4. Leela Samson-Bharatnatyam
5. Malavika Sarukkai-Bharatnatyam
6. Mallika Sarabhai- Kuchipudi and Bharatnatyam
7. Medha Yodh-Bharatnatyam
8. Mrinalini Sarabhai-Bharatnatyam, Kathakali
9. Pandit Birju Maharaj-Kathak
10. Rajashree Warrier-Bharatnatyam
11. Rukmini Devi Arundale-Bharatnatyam
12. Shovana Naryan-Kathak
13. Sonal Mansingh-Bharatnatyam,Kuchipudi, Chhau
14. Uday Shankar-Ballet
15. Yamini Krishnamurthy-Kuchipudi, Bharatnatyam

Music
Keep in mind the musical talents of India.

Instrumentalists
1. Ayan Ali Bangash-Sarod
2. L.Subramaniam-Violin
3. Hariprasad Chaurasia-Flute
4. G.Ramakrishnan-Mridangam
5. Kadri Gopalnath-Saxophone
6. Muralikrishnan-Veena
7. Pandit R K Bijapure Maha Meru-Harmonium
8. Pandit Ravi Shankar-Sitar
9. Ram Narayan-Sarnagi
10. Ustad Allarakha-Tabla
11. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan-Sarod
12. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan-Sarod
13. Ustad Bismillah Khan Sahib-Shehnai
14. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt-Mohan Veena
15. Zakir Hussain-Tabla

Vocalists
1. Allaudin Khan-Hindustani classical music
2. Bhimsen Joshi-Hindustani classical music
3. M.Balamurakrishna-Carnatic music
4. T.V.Golapakrishnan-Carnatic music
5. Gangubai Hangal-Hindustani classical music
6. Kishori Amonkar-Hindustani classical music
7. S.Subbulakshmi-Carnatic music
8. Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan-Carnatic music
9. Nityashree Mahadevan-Carnatic music
10. Pandit Kumar Ghandarva-Hindustani classical music
11. Pandit Jasraj-Hindustani classical music
12. K.Srikantan-Carnatic music
13. Sudha Raghunathan-Carnatic music
14. V.Sankaranarayanan-Carnatic music
15. Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan-Hindustani classical music

Theatre
Here are some of the names that dominate the Indian stage.
1. Alyque Padamsee
2. Aparna Mehta
3. Badal Sarkar
4. Cyrus Dastur
5. Girish Kannad
6. V.Akshara
7. Mallika Shah
8. Safdar Hashmi
9. Satyadev Dubey
10. Shambhu Mitra
11. Shankar Nag
12. Sharad Joshi
13. Utpal Dutta
14. Vijay Tendulkar
15. Zohra Sehgal

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