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Impact Factor SJIF 2021(IJMR 8.047 & IJRD 8.013) Received,  DOI available on request to article , Indexed in Crossref Check ,ISI & Web of Science Pubblons Check. -Review Status: 2 Days, Online Publication: 1 Day, E-Certificate: Immediately-Submission Open for SEPTEMBER 2021 . Submit    
Vol : 7 , Issue : 6 , Month : June , Year : 2021
Journal Name : EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)
Title : CONTEMPORARY ART SCENARIO IN THE STATE OF ANDHRA PRADESH
DOI : https://doi.org/10.36713/epra7344
Author names : Dr. K. Mrutyunjaya Rao
Abstract : The Art activity in the state of Andhra Pradesh was pioneered by Damerla Ramarao and Varada Venkataratnam with the help some English officers and some of their disciples. Later whole art activity is concentrated at Hyderabad till the state bifurcation in 2014. The Art education and Institutions were discussed in details. The arrival of Baroda school product has helped us to mark our self as distinct school on the cultural map of India with help of Ravinder G Reddy, V.Ramesh, T.Sudhakara Reddy, CRS Patnaik and Dr. K.Mrutyunjaya Rao. These masters has succeeded to paved a bridge between art and Contemporary art of India. Later the product of Andhra art school has spreaded all over the state and country. Two art departments emerged in the region of Rayalaseema under the lead of Dr.K. Mrutyunjaya Rao. Due to state bifurcation, the major art activity and development has gone to Telangana. The Residual Andhra Pradesh has lost so much. Many of Andhra Artists settled at other states for bread and butter. But now recovering slowly.
Keywords : Damerla Rama Rao , Baroda, Contemporary, Aesthetic, Scrap Sculpture, Kadapa,
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