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I'm an Ancient Greek - April Stamm 18-Feb-08 Journal Entry...

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April Stamm 18-Feb-08 Journal Entry As I walked into this new territory I was shocked by the colors I found in their so called art work. I felt as thought I was surrounded by the work of the uneducated because their representation of the human body was entirely disprortionate. I don’t understand how this art can be appreciated in the same ways that our art is appreciated. They do not do the human body justice. The first statues that I found, the Jamb Figures , were clearly a representation of important figures in their society because of their dressings, particularly the headwear; however they are horribly elongated and their figures seem to be thusly distorted. Compared to what we see in our art, these figures represented a less impressive human figure. I then walked into a room where I found their artistic representations of entire scenes. These, I found, were terribly interesting. They showed people who were realistic in appearance (as in they were not the
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