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STUDY GUIDE FOR FINAL - HUMANITIES STUDY GUIDE 3 Sculpture:...

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HUMANITIES STUDY GUIDE 3 Sculpture: Archaic: 800-600 B.C Kouros: male sculptures column-like archaic smile one foot stepping forward fists clenched Kore: female sculptures same as Kuros dorian peplos—dress they wore Transitional Era 600- 500 B.C 'Bronze Zeus Poseidon' contrapposto: the 'S' curve free standing (sculpture in the round) **relief sculpture: melts/molds into wall 3 different: low (bas relief)--almost flat; medium; high relief Hellenic Era 500- 323 B.C (Hellos~from family who survived flood) **aka: classical age of Greece, Golden Age of Greece, Athenian miracle 'moderation in all things' sophic restraint idealism static period—things are ''frozen in time'' **romans copy greeks art “discoboulos'' –Myron ''blonde head''--unknown Hellenistic Era 323 - 146 B.C. end of reign of Alex the Great (Aristotle tutored) 'Greek-like' 'if you don''t have emotions, you're not entirely human' “Laocoon Group” --School of Rhodes “Nike Winged Victory”--Samothrace “Bronze Head”--unknown “Venus De Milo”--unknown mantic movement
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drama emotion “Old Market Woman”--unknown Roman Era 146 B.C.- 476 A.D Greek copies portrait bust sculptures—everyone could afford, rarely couples equestrian statuary—put ppl on horses to look magnificient sarcophagus sculpture “Bocca Della Verita”-->Mouth of Truth “Romulus, Remus, and Shewolf” great symbol of Romans “Marcus Aurelius” --just know it's Roman Era (bronze cast) “Apollo Belvedere” Middle Ages stylized--> full reality “Flight into Egypt” --Giselbertus Renaissance nudity “Madonna of the stairs” --Michelangelo (bas relief) Donatello! “Father of a new race of heroes' “David” --who killed Goliath “St. George” “Pieta”--Michelangelo **effeminate: male / feminine characteristics **purirty is ever green—Michelangelo “The David”--M Sodarini (father of Florence) 22-23 ft long M really wants to sculpt it and is commissioned after 'Pieta' **humanism: achieving withOUT God's help 20 th century humanities is limitless w/God's help (Renaissance) Bernini likes M's work worked Pope Urban 8 th Borque Era Rodin 19 th century France ppl thought he cast someone else's body since sculptures weren't THAT
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good without it during that time “Gates of Hell” Dante—great thinker of human family; sad shades—3 stuck in purgatory Architecture: Greek: T= post and lintel Parthenon built during Hellenic era constructed by: Iktinos and Callicrates built to honor Athena Phidias was architect and known sculptor of Athena Parthenos/ stuff on building greatly damaged in 1687 by Turks imitated by Romans painted at one time **Greeks want everything perfect; pushed columns into top 3 inches as well as
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course HUMANITIES 41607 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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