INTRO TO ART HISTORY 105 LATE CLASSICAL GREEK ART

INTRO TO ART HISTORY 105 LATE CLASSICAL GREEK ART - 20:36

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20:36 Late Classical Greek Art  Artist: GNOSIS,  Stag Hunt,  detail of mosaic floor decoration  from Pella, Macedonia (in present day Greece), Pebbles, c.300  BCE  Went out and got each pebble by hand  With mosaics of this type: total modeling, uses shapes and forms  Hair is red, skin is white, muscles are other tones (total modeling) Pebbles to create a greater sense of illusionism  Foreshortening  Inscription about the figures that says gnosis made this Artist: Attributed to Philoxenos of Eretria or Helen of Egypt,  Alexander the Great Confront Darius III at the Battle of Issos,  floor mosaic, Tesserae, Roman copy of a Greek wall painting  Helen of Egypt may have made it  Original place where the mosaic was installed was called the house  of the fallen in Pompeii  Owning or creating the replica of such a work was a testament to their  education  These mosaic’s could actually be transported 
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ART HIST 105 taught by Professor Kenfeild-weingert during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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INTRO TO ART HISTORY 105 LATE CLASSICAL GREEK ART - 20:36

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