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Seni India

Seni India

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Published by: Prince Kirhu on Mar 27, 2012
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Disediakan oleh :
Asrul Samat
&NurSuhailah Kassin
History of Indian Art
History of Indian Art Paintings in India revolved with the
religious deities and kings. These paintings varied from large
frescoes of Ellora to the intricate Mughal miniature paintings.In Rajasthan, it developed around Mewar which was mostly inspired by various scenes from Indian mythology. Majorcenters of miniatures, namely Kishangarh, Udaipur , Jaipur
and Marwar have their own styles of depicting religious and
court scenes.
Rajput painting, a style of Indian painting, evolved and
flourished, during the 18th century, in the royal courts of 
Rajputana. Each Rajput kingdom evolved a distinct style, but with certain common features. Rajput paintings depict anumber of themes, events of epics like the Ramayana and theMahabharata, Krishna' life, beautiful landscapes and humans.
Miniatures were the preferred medium of Rajput paintings,
but several manuscripts also contain Rajput paintings, andpaintings were even done on the walls of palaces,and innerchambers of the forts.
The colors extracted from certain minerals, plantsources, conch shells, and were even derived by processing precious stones, gold and silver were used.The preparation of desired colors was a lengthy process, sometimes taking weeks. Brushes used were very fine.
The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintingsof pre-historic times, the petroglyphs
. From the 1990’s
onwards, artists began to multiply the forms they used in their work. It remained important, though inthe work of leading artists they often found radicalnew directions. Crucially, however, in a complex time when the number of currents affecting Indian society seemed to multiply, many artists sought out new,more poly vocal and impressive forms of expression.

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