What is art? How many types of arts are found? Many scholars have found answers to the prior questions. Many have submitted paper on art for art and art for life without the difference of western influence or the traditional influence. Kuttikrishna Marar and Mundasserry have argued the same thing. But time flies and time has brought many changes in it. Changes are seen in how audience enjoys art and what art is enjoyed by the audience. What exactly is the difference art has brought up from what has already been established. Art business and biennales signals what? Kavitha Balakrishnan tries to find answers to such questions through this title,’Kalayude Navalokam’.
The changing world of art is the backdrop of this title. An elaborate research has been made on this filed to bring the change happened in the basic characteristics of arts and art forms. The book consists of 21 essays which see art as broader subject considering its contemporary acceptance and historical influence.
Visual art, media and even sculptures have been the subjects of study by the author. The title published by DC Books is available across the stores. Dr.Kavitha Balakrishnan is an artist, poet, writer and researcher. She has post graduate in art history from Baroda MS University.