Presentation on theme: "Typical Indian houses. During Indus Valley Civilisation too (2600–1900 BC) well planned cities and houses were found.. Contemporary Indian architecture."— Presentation transcript:
Typical Indian houses. During Indus Valley Civilisation too (2600–1900 BC) well planned cities and houses were found.. Contemporary Indian architecture is more cosmopolitan. Cities are compact and densely populated.
Cave paintings from Ajanta, Bagh and Ellora temple paintings testify to a love of naturalism. Most early and medieval art in India is Hindu, Buddhist or Jain. A freshly made colored flour or flowers design called rangoliis are a common sight outside the doorstep of many (mostly South Indian) Indian homes. Raja Ravi Varma is one the classical painters from medieval India. Madhubani, Rajput, Tanjore and Mughal painting are notable genres of Indian Art. Nandini Bose, M. F. Hussain, S. H. Raza, Geeta Vadhera, Jamini Roy are some modern painters.Shibhu Natesan and Dev Jyoti Ray are new era painters. Ajanta Madhubani Tanjore Painting Flour Rangoli Flower Rangoli The first sculptures in India date back to the Indus Valley civilisation, where stone and bronze figures have been discovered.
Music is an integral part of India's culture. Both the Carnatic music and Hindustani music systems are based on the melodic base (known as Rāga), sung to a rhythmic cycle (known as Tāla. The current music of India includes multiple varieties of religious, classical, folk and pop music. Indipop is one of the most popular contemporary styles of Indian music which is either a fusion of Indian folk, classical or Sufi music with Western musical traditions.
Kalarippayattu is one of the oldest and most prominent forms of Indian martial arts dating back to 12th century BCE.