Male Torto Analysis

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Certainly, every age is unique in the character of its culture. In the same way, Indian art forms have continuously evolved over many years. Eventually, ancient India had various art forms like paintings, architecture, and sculpture that had been gradually developed. Thereafter, advanced town planning is seen in Harappa and Mohenjodaro, with their centrally planned cities indicating a highly developed architecture. Another remarkable example of sculpture from the Harappan civilization comes in the form of the dancing girl from Mohenjo-Daro. (Myers pg 91) “Ancient Indus valley sculpture already shows the particularly sensual naturalism that characterizes much of later Indian art. This enlivens the small masterfully carved Male Torso from Harappa …show more content…
This figure can compare with the classical Greek Spear Bearer is extremely informative. The Male Torso seems plump, fleshy, and overweight. The sculpture of Spear Bearer Roman copy after a Greek original 450- 440 B.C.E, made with bronze. He looked focused on the underlying bone structure of the bone. The Male Torso looks real naturally like the human body. Comparatively, many works of art did not survive from the period between 1800 B.C.E, and that made the Indus valley civilization declined, and 300 B.C.E, until the first Buddhist art come out. However, the series of the years were essential for the development of Indian ideas and traditions. Starting around 1500 B.C.E, the Indian subcontinent was inflated and gradually animal keeping. Buddhists did not produce the images in art until they were needed for contemplation. The styles of Buddhist art and architecture are different from culture to culture. The Great Stupa was built Sanchi, India, 10 B.C.E- 15 C. E, It has a hemispherical dome truncated and crowned by a triple umbrella, set at the center of a heavy Masonry pedestal within a square railing. The Great Stupa has four gateways, and each gateway consist of two pillars crowned with a set of lions, elephant’s potbelly dwarfs, supporting the …show more content…
Indians learned from western culture how to improve their buildings. For example, they built the famous temples, in “Cambodia was one magnificent building project of the Indo- Chinese Khmer dating from around the 12th century is in the open Hindu style” (Myers100). Consequently, Indian architecture was the first in Asia to be developed for example the domes on the stupa, then the other countries followed. However, now we see the massively tall gilded stupa was at the center of the Shwe Dagon temple in Rangoon, Burma. Kleiner stated that: “The Burmese rebuilt this highly revered stupa several times. Renowned for the gold, silver, and jewels encrusting its surface, the Shwedagon Stupa stand three hundred forty-four feet high” (Kleiner pg. 799). At this point, they designed a solid structure in the original stupa tradition. Its interior chamber is designed only to house eight hairs of the

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