Classical Societies

Classical Societies - Classical Societies Classical Societies Laura Mauck University of Phoenix Classical Societies Greece and Rome both gave us

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Classical Societies Greece and Rome both gave us great pieces of artwork. Classical Greece can be compared and contrasted with pieces from Hellenistic Greece. Though Rome took a lot from Greece in the way of their artwork, there was still great original art from them as well. Rome’s artwork can be compared and contrasted between the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. A great statue from classical Greece is the statue Doryphorus (Spear-Bearer), originally made in bronze by Polykleitos of Argos. “In the Classical period, the relaxed and natural contrapposto pose, with the weight on one leg, hips, and shoulders no longer parallel, and spine in a gentle S curve, became the norm” (Benton, Janetta and Diyanny Robert, p. 75 Figure 3.11, 2008.) This pose appears to be so natural and I find it quite beautiful. A lot of the classical Greece artwork all appears very natural in the way they stand or relax. In the period of Hellenistic Greece, there is the statue,
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course HUM 205 taught by Professor William during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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