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Unformatted text preview: -4 to 9 a variation of the golden mean-Rationalism- application of a mathematical principle that rationalizes the perfect ration to make this building-No straight lines but give the illusion, visually refined-Entasis- bulging of the columns in the center-bowing of the top and bottom near the center The golden mean= the perfect ratio that appears in nature that can or should be replicated ideal ratio Polykleitos, Diadoumenos ( The Man Placing a Filet on Himself ), c. 450 BCE, Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original, Fifth Century Classical, Greece Lysippos, Eros Bending his Bow, c. 350 BCE, Roman marble copy of a lost Greek bronze original, Fourth Century Classical, Greece...
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- Spring '08