The Mythology Of Ancient India Essay

1066 Words Dec 1st, 2016 5 Pages
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 c. 2400- 2000 B.C.E, made of Limestone” (Frank 291). 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…

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