Unformatted text preview: Ch. 5 Contrapposto – shows potential for movement indicating life Casting - manufacturing process by which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape Lost-Wax Process - is the process by which a bronze or brass is cast from an artist's sculpture; Cire Perdue - sculptural process of metal casting that may be used for hollow and solid casting Symmetria - for sculpture of the human figure a dynamic counterbalance Chryselephantine - type of figural sculpture in which the flesh was made of ivory and the drapery of gold +priscellafantine – made of gold and ivory +panathenaic – event held in Athens every 4 years Amazonomachy – legendary battle between amazons and greeks Triglyph – triple projecting element found between the metopes in a doric frieze Metope – panels found between triglyphs in a doric frieze Volute – scroll like design typical of ionic order capitals Mosaic – patterns or pictures that are created by embedding tiny pieces of glass or stone onto a surface...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2009 for the course ARH 252 taught by Professor Andreataylor during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.
- Spring '08