INDIAN ART & CULTURE VISUAL ARTS
INDIAN ARCHITECTURE SCULPTURE & POTTERY (MEDIEVAL INDIA)
Islamic rulers to western frontiers of India 712 AD Throne of Delhi occupied -12th century AD Calligraphy, inlay work in ornamentation * Persian style - Indo-Islamic/Indo-Saracenic architecture Use of architecture & domes-Arcade style (replaced Trabeat style) Use of minars around mosques & mausoleums Mortar as cementing agent No use of human or animal figures
Use of calligraphy for decoration Arabesque method-geometrical vegetal ornamentation-split of continuous stem-series of counterpoised, leaty secondary stems-secondary stems split again & return merging with main stem Symmetry in geometrical decorative patterns Intricate jaali works -importance of light Use of water-courtyard pools, fountains & small drains-religious, decorative & cooling purposes * s Charbagh style of gardening -square block into 4 adjacent identical gardens Pietra Dura -precious stones & gems into stonewalls Foreshortening technique-inscriptions appear closer than it is
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