Assignment 5 - Final Questions

Assignment 5 - Final Questions - Mycerinus and His Queen...

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Assignment 5 Final Exam Discussion Questions 1. Describe the key difference between Intaglio printmaking and Silk-screen printing. Note the advantages and/or disadvantages of both techniques and give an example of each. 2. Compare and contrast a Romanesque cathedral with a Gothic one. What makes each of them unique? What architectural ascpects are different and/or similar in both styles? Give two examples of each type of architecture. 3. Compare and contrast the following sculptures. Take into consideration the time periods, culture, and the approach to the sculpted figures. Mycerinus and His Queen, Giza, 2599-2571 BCE, Slate schist, 54.5” high (Boston museum of Fine Arts) Kritios Boy, from the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, ca. 480 BCE, marble, approx. 4’ high (Acropolis Museum, Athens)
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Unformatted text preview: Mycerinus and His Queen and Kritios Boy are both examples of subtractive sculpture. Mycerinus is an ancient egyptian sculpture that is characterized by the classic egyptian style, which represents the pharoh in a formulaic representation, which is idealized and shows stoicism and strength of the pharoh. Kritios Boy was sculpted very early in the classical period, representing the shift away from ancient greek sculpture which was greatly inspired from classical egyptian style. Early classical period focused on depicting figures more naturally and realistically. Kritios Boy was sculpted in a more naturalistic and realistic manner, the artist uses a similar contrappostal method with the positioning of the legs, but in a more naturalistic manner than Mycerinus....
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course ARH 101 taught by Professor Walsh during the Fall '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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