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Unformatted text preview: Cal Poly Pomona Fall 2007 Art 212 History of Western Art Prof. Pradel Handout 5 ANCIENT GREECE 1 Textbook chapter: Gods, Heroes and Athletes: The Art of Ancient Greece. Important: You must know Greco-Roman mythology. Make sure to learn about it by reading The Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus. You are responsible this material. Dark Age in Mainland Greece : 1,200-900 BCE Features of Greek culture: Humanism Democracy City-states or poleis (singular: polis) Periods of Greek Art: 1. Geometric period , 8 th century BCE- Hero and Centaur (Herakles and Nessos) (fig. 5-2)- Geometric Krater from Dipylon (fig. 5-1) o Meander motif 2. Orientalizing period , 7 th century BCE- Corinthian black-figure amphora (fig. 5-4)- Lady of Auxerre (fig. 5-7) 3. Archaic Period , 6 th century BCE Sculpture Kouros (Kourai, plural)- Kouros from New York, 600 BCE (fig. 5-8)- Kroisos from Anavysos, 530 BCE (fig. 5-10) o archaic smile o encaustic Kore (korai, plural)- Peplos Kore, from the Acropolis (fig. 5-11)Peplos Kore, from the Acropolis (fig....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course ART 212 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.
- Spring '08