CH_Pliny_Powepoint

CH_Pliny_Powepoint - Plinyu CurtisHolden ZeuxisandParrhasius

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Pliny u Curtis Holden 
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Zeuxis and Parrhasius In the text, there was a  realist art competition  between the two rivals,  Zeuxis and Parrhasius.  Zeuxis produced a picture  of grapes while Parrhasius  created a realist picture of a  curtain. Pliny tells us the story of the  competition to magnify how  realistic some forms of art  can look, where even a  skilled artist such as Zeuxis  was deceived by  Parrhasius’ work. 
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Apelles Pliny views Apelles as  such a great artist  because he works  tirelessly at his craft. Apelles never went a  day without practicing  his art by drawing a  line. Also, the artist hid in  the background to hear  viewers critique his  work, so he knew what  he ultimately had to  improve. 
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Alexander Alexander appreciated the talent Apelles  had as artist. When Alexander realized that Apples had 
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course ENG W2018 taught by Professor Niccolas during the Spring '10 term at Columbia.

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CH_Pliny_Powepoint - Plinyu CurtisHolden ZeuxisandParrhasius

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