Exercise 3 arth, 10.28.09

Exercise 3 arth, 10.28.09 - Emily Tsiao Art History 201...

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Emily Tsiao Art History 201 Exercise #3: The Acropolis Korai Throughout the Archaic period, the korai of women were erected with similarities in the way their garments are rendered. When you look at four specific korai ranging in date from ca 530 BCE to ca 480 BCE, you begin to notice that all contain rich garments that were most of the time extensively decorated in paint or had scenes upon them. In the “Peplos Kore”, the woman wears a seemingly simple garment which in reality is four different garments which has helped identify her as a goddess. The artist chose to render the kore much more naturally through the drapery of her clothing in order to give the sculpture a soft female form. The differences that result from the changes that happened over time to the “Peplos Kore” such as the missing object in her left hand and the paint that once adorned her garment have made her more difficult to identify and place in the world of kore. The AAM 681 or “Antenor’s Kore” the woman has a beautifully draped garment that
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2010 for the course ARTH 201 taught by Professor Margaretlaird during the Spring '10 term at University of Washington.

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Exercise 3 arth, 10.28.09 - Emily Tsiao Art History 201...

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