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

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Indian Architecture and Sculpture

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Image of Indian Architecture and Sculpture

Image of Indian Architecture and sculpture

Indus Valley Civilization

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Image of Indus Valley Civilization

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  • 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)

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Image of Mauryan and Post -Mauryan Period Buddhist Art

Image of Mauryan and post -Mauryan Period Buddhist Art

Outside influence is present Persian and achaemenian

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Image of Two Types of Art

Image of Two types of art

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Image of Gandhar, Mathura and Amravati 1

Image of Gandhar, Mathura and Amravati 1

Gandhar Mathura Amravati

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Image of Gandhar, Mathura and Amravati

Image of Gandhar, Mathura and Amravati

The Gupta Age

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Image of the Gupta Age

Image of The 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.

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Image of Three Parts of Our Convenience

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1. Visual Arts

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Image of Visual Arts 1

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Image of Visual Arts 2

2. Performing Arts

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Illustration of Performing Arts

Illustration of Performing Arts

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Image of Performing Arts

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3. Miscelleneous Art Forms

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Image of Miscelleneous Arts