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Unformatted text preview: Ghil Hoon, Cho Fine Arts/3A 12/14/09 Greek Art We have very little Greek painting from the Classical period; most of what we have is from the Bronze Age. The paintings were painted on walls, as decoration for rooms, like murals or wallpaper. On the other hand, we have a good deal of painted pottery from all periods of Greek history (down to the Hellenistic).Ancient Greek art is mainly in five forms: architecture, sculpture, painting, painted pottery, and music. Greek music includes the lyre, pipes, and singing, and around 500 BC gradually developed branches like Greek plays (which always involved music) and Greek philosophy, which tried to figure out how music and numbers related to each other. Architecture includes houses, religious buildings like temples and tombs, and public building like city walls, theaters, stadia, and stoas. Sculpture includes small figurines and life-size statues, but also relief sculptures which were on the sides of buildings, and also tombstones. We have very little Greek painting from the Classical period; buildings, and also tombstones....
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course HFJH jhfj taught by Professor Hfj during the Spring '06 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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