Traditional modern India (1)

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During Indus Valley Civilisation too
(2600–1900 BC) well planned cities and
houses were found..
Typical
Indian
houses .
Contemporary
Indian
architecture is
more
cosmopolitan.
Cities are
compact and
densely
populated.
Urban and Rural
women in
different
dresses.
Traditional clothing in
India greatly varies across
different parts of the country
and is influenced by local
culture, geography, climate
and rural/urban settings.
Urban and
rural women
in a sari
In urban centres, people
wear jeans, trousers, shirts,
suits, kurtas and variety of
other fashions.
kurta
Indian
Lungi or
loin cloth
Dhoti
Indian
market scene.
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.
Tanjore Painting
Ajanta
Madhubani
Flour Rangoli
The first sculptures in India date back to the Indus Valley civilisation,
where stone and bronze figures have been discovered.
Flower Rangoli
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.
Youngsters
in Rural and
Urban India.

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