Art & Culture

Art & Culture Notes Part 6 – Provincial, Mughal and Colonial Architecture

Provincial Style of Architecture JAUNPUR: Under the Sharqi dynasty Jaunpur became a great centre of art, culture and architectural activity. During the rule of Shamsuddin Ibrahim (1402-1436 AD), Atala Masjid was built in 1378. GUJARAT: Gujarat witnessed significant architectural activity for over 250 years starting from Muzaffar Shah’s declaration of independence from Delhi and the …

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Art & Culture Notes Part 3 – Famous Art Forms In India

The art treasures of India are among the greatest in the world. They include 4,000-year old statuettes of lifelike vitality, fine paintings, and many types of images of Buddha. They also include temples carved into solid rock, huge temples with elaborately sculptured towers, and graceful mosques, palaces and tombs, all ornamented with delicate decorative work. …

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