Chapter9AH - Yang Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 19...

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Yang Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 19 August 2010 Chapter 9: Art of India Before 1100 I. The Indian Subcontinent A. The countries 1. Includes present day India, southeastern Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka B. Geographic Features 1. The Vindhya Hills naturally divide Northern and Southern India a. On northern border lies the Himalayas 1. World’s tallest mountains 2. Mountain passes in the northwest a. Allowed for invasion, immigration, and trade 3. India is surrounded by ocean on three sides a. Gave birth to maritime trade with eastern Africa and China C. Characteristics of Indian Art 1. Distinctive sense of beauty a. ornaments, textures, and color 2. Belief in abundance and favor or gods 3. Symbolism a. Provides intellectual and emotional depth 4. Emphasis on capturing the vibrant pulsating quality of a world seen as infused with the dynamics of the divine II. The Vedic Period A. Characteristics of the Period 1. Centuries between the demise of the Indus Valley civilization and the rise of the
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Chapter9AH - Yang Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 19...

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