INTRO TO ART HISTORY GREEK ART NOTES

INTRO TO ART HISTORY GREEK ART NOTES - 20:37

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20:37 Ara Pacis Augustae  (Alter of Augustan Peace),13-9 BCE, Marble,  approx. 34’5” x38 In 13 bce the roman senate took a vow to build this in honor of  Augustus  In terms of the design there are Corinthian polestars and bands of  relief containing the key scroll pattern, figural reliefs decorate the  plasters, contain subjects that are allegorical, on the east part of the  monument dedicated to anethis (sp)  Allegory of Peace,  Relief of the east side of the Ara Pacis  Auguste, Marble Suggestion here is the elements are in balance, earth wind water,  underscores the sense of peace in the Augustan universe, thinking  about how allegorical narratives can also illustrate political messages  Imperial Procession,  Detail of a relief on the south side of the  Ara Pacis Augustae Marble, Height 5’2 Folds of fabric collect around figures gives you the sense of the  women's bodies, children are depicted moving along with their  parents but their faces are distracted and seem impatient Men are dignified and serene, women are graceful  Marriage fidelity and child bearing 
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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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