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

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Indian Architecture and Sculpture

Architecture Sculpture Architecture Sculpture

Architecture and Scripture

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Indus Valley Civilization

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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)

Mauryan Buddhist Art Mauryan Buddhist Art

Buddhist Art

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  • Outside influence is present Persian and Achaemenian

Two types of art Two types of art

Court and Popular Art

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Gandhar, Mathura Amravati Gandhar, Mathura Amravati

Art Form Differences

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Gandhar Mathura Amravati

Gandhar Mathura Amravati Gandhar, Mathura Amravati

Dynastic Art Forms

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The Gupta Age

Gupta Age Gupta Age

Gupta Age: 4-6 AD

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  • 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

Types of Art

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1. Visual Arts

Visual Arts Visual Arts

Modern Art

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Visual Arts Visual Arts

Creatives as Art

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2. Performing Arts

Performing Arts Performing Arts

Dances as Art

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Arts Arts

Misc Art Forms

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3. Miscelleneous Art Forms

Miscellaneous Arts Miscelleneous Arts

Misc Art Forms

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