Archaic - 5.2ArchaicPeriod(6thcenturyBCE)

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5.2 Archaic Period (6 th  century BCE) • Notice how representation of the human figure  changes • Recognize the emergence of the Doric and Ionic  orders of architecture • Realize the refinement of Greek vase painting and  differentiate between black-figure and red-figure  vases 1
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2 The Human Figure in Archaic Art • Understand the development and influences relating  to the early Greek  kouros  (male youth)/ kouroi  (pl.)  • Understand the development and influences relating  to the  kore  (maiden)/ korai  (pl.). • What culture(s) had a significant influence on the  New York kouros ? How is it uniquely Greek?  • What was/were the purpose(s) of such statues? • How is the Kroisos figure different from the other  kouroi?
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3 Figure 5-8   Kouros, ca. 600 BCE. Marble, 6’ 1/2” high. Metropolitan  Museum of Art, New York. 
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4 Figure 5-9   Calf Bearer, dedicated by Rhonbos on the  Acropolis, Athens, Greece, ca. 560 BCE. Marble, restored  height 5’ 5”; fragment 3’ 11 1/2” high. Acropolis Museum,  Athens. 
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5 Figure 5-10   Kroisos, from Anavysos, Greece, ca. 530 BCE. Marble, 6’  4” high. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.  Why did Greek artists render the  male form in the nude? 
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6 Figure 5-11    Peplos Kore , from the Acropolis, Athens,  Greece, ca. 530 BCE. Marble, 4’ high. Acropolis Museum,  Athens.  Notice traces of encaustic  paint on the  Peplos Kore Most Greek stone statues  were painted.  Notice also that the  Peplos  Kore  is clothed.
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7 Figure 5-12   Kore, from the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, ca.  520–510 BCE. Marble, 1’ 9” high. Acropolis Museum,  Athens. 
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