The Taj Mahal or The Golden Temple

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Painted Art 1 History 1 Murals and Miniatures 1 Folk and Tribal Art 1 Religious Art 1 Christian Art 1 Buddhist Art 2 Islamic Art 2 Architectural Art 2 Taj Mahal 2 The Golden Temple 2 Humayun’s Tomb 2 Festivals 3 Dance 3 Theater 3 Music 3 India has some of the world’s greatest arts. For example the Taj Mahal, the Golden Temple, and Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple. In India, art is expressed in many different forms. India has one of the world’s largest collections of songs, music, dance, theatre, folk traditions, performing arts, rites and rituals, paintings and writings. PAINTED ART History History in painted art is very important to Indian culture. The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintings of pre-historic times, the petroglyphs, found in places like Bhimbetka. The oldest known paintings are approximately 5500 BC. India shows a variety of artistic paintings from early civilization to present time. Murals and Miniatures Painted can be broken into two types, Murals and Miniatures. Paintings is on everything possible in India, for example, you can find murals painted on front doors, carpets, and sides of buildings. There are 7 styles of Indian Paintings. Miniatures were used to illustrate books and albums. Folk and Tribal Art India’s rich heritage can be seen through Folk and Tribal Art Every region in India has its own style and pattern of art, which is known as folk art. Folk and tribal art in India takes on different appearances through
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