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Samantha Need Art History Geometric Period: 8th century BCE Orientalizing Period: 7th Century BCE Archaic Period: 600-480 BCE local flavor with epic themes -death/ mortality/ immortality -warriors/ occupations (masculinity) -sacrifice of one's self -bravery -arete- virtue, excellence Exekias, The Suicide of Ajax , c. 540 BCE, Archaic, Greece -intensity, concentration, tension, anticipation -armor (source of shame/ virtuous warrior) on side and date palm (Troy) on other side making him the main focus (framing devices) -preparing for his own death -his body: muscular (defines muscles thru stylus and engraving), sturdy torso Euxitheos and Euphronios, Sleep and Death Carrying the Body of Sarpedon off the Battlefield , c. 515 BCE, Archaic, Greece -idealized body -defines muscles, well proportioned, body tipped so we can see his muscles -red fire 525BCE -red figure supplanted black figure because it stands out more on the black vase, you can attain different kinds of detail, hot colors perceives them as coming out -make figured in outline then add detail, no scraping -get more easy detail, and you can get more variety
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