Indian Architecture and Sculpture, Mauryan and Post-Mauryan Period & Visual, Performing and Other Arts for IAS

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Indian Architecture and Sculpture

Architecture Sculpture Architecture Sculpture

Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Indus Valley Civilization Indus Valley Civili …
  • Architecture
  • Town planning
  • Public bath
  • Granaries
  • dockyard
  • Sculpture
  • Bronze and terracotta sculpture
  • Seals
  • Stone sculpture
  • Miscelleneous
  • Ornaments
  • pottery

Mauryan and Post-Mauryan Period (Buddhist Art)

Mauryan Buddhist Art Mauryan Buddhist Art
  • Outside influence is present Persian and Achaemenian
Two Types of Art Two Types of Art
Gandhar, Mathura Amravati Gandhar, Mathura Amravati

Gandhar Mathura Amravati

Gandhar Mathura Amravati Gandhar, Mathura Amravati

The Gupta Age

Gupta Age Gupta Age
  • Timeline 4 A. D. to 6 A. D. approx.
  • Art, science and literature flourished greatly during their time.
  • The iconographic canons of Brahmanical, Jain, and Buddhist divinities were perfected and standardized.
  • Two climax in this era.
  • Architecture
  • Cave architecture
  • Temple architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Sarnath school of sculpture

Visual, Performing and Other Arts

  • We can divide the subject in three parts for our convenience.
Convenience Convenience

1. Visual Arts

Visual Arts Visual Arts
Visual Arts Visual Arts

2. Performing Arts

Performing Arts Performing Arts
Arts Arts

3. Miscelleneous Art Forms

Miscellaneous Arts Miscelleneous Arts

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