Ancient Greece - Sculptures

Ancient Greece - Sculptures - Greek Sculptures Wednesday...

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Lecture Topic: Free-standing, no movement Cubish looking, similar to Egyptian art, marble archaic period Archaic smile, grin carved in all sculptures of period to show life Honor to individual or gods, some inscriptions or funerary statues Depicted movement unlike the Egyptians, who tried to show permeance 5.8 Kouros Female of Kouras The Peplos, archaic wooden ornament, painting involved Left arm remodeled Maidens and Athena also counter-posed, votive offerings Peplos Kore Artist = Polykelitos Late Classical Period, not really originals destroyed Copies by romans, marbe original was bronze Counterpose over lower part, dynamic balance Conceptual, shift of naturalism, mimicing of the real world to an idealized form of the high period Sculptures were portrayed as godlike and beautiful Spearbearer Bronze, likely holding a thunderbolt or trident once, the arched back throwing pose 5.38 Zeus or Poseidon Made by Phidias
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  • Spring '11
  • LESLIE
  • Lost-wax casting, Bronze sculpture, marble archaic period, archaic wooden ornament, foreshortening ○ Marble

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