Greek Art

Greek Art - Greek Art Part 1 Periods in Greek Art Classical...

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5/13/09 Periods in Greek Art Classical: General meaning is something that expresses essential characteristics The period that exemplifies things being “the best it has ever been” The second meaning: the classical age – demonstrates and defines their culture and its past (ex. Romans and Greek) Hellenistic : Hellas is the term meaning Greek Later development in Greek Art
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5/13/09 Art Before Influenced by Egyptian sculpture Wanted to convey stability and dignity as Egyptians did with the sculptures of their pharaohs Instead of being created for pharaohs, most Greek sculpture was created in order to devote it to Athena or other gods
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5/13/09 This is a Kore (males are kouros foo’) Males were nude and women were clothed as shown here as in Egyptian sculpture Shows the influence from Egyptian sculpture in the way of the strong stiff pose Not really personalized
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This is a gravestone
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HUM 1 taught by Professor Cox during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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