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Unformatted text preview: 1 T HE A RT OF T HE A RT OF A NCIENT G REECE 1 The Greek World 3 2 4 FIRST OLYMPIAD Greek Philosophical Ideas Vision of Symmetry, Harmony and Balance HUMANISM Ideal of humanistic education – balance of intellectual and physical discipline A sound mind in a sound body “ Humans are the measure of all things” Protagora 5 Humans are the measure of all things Protagoras If all things in their perfection are beautiful then humans represent the standard of the best, hence, the human body is the visible means of conveying perfection 3 Greek Philosophical Ideas Can achieve ideal forms by regular numerical relationships and geometric rules Proportion in architecture and sculpture, like harmony in music reflected and embodied cosmic order 6 music, reflected and embodied cosmic order Greek Artistic Development • Describe diverse cultural influences • Explain the evolution of the human figure • Trace the development of sculpture and temple architecture – architectural components and terminology – sculpture techniques • Follow the progression of Greek vase painting & 7 techniques • Discuss the impact of the conquest of the Greeks on their respective art forms • Portray individual artists and their respective styles 4 Periods of Greek Art • Geometric 900 – 700 BCE • Orientalizing 700 – 625 BCE • Archaic 625 – 480 BCE • Classical 480 – 323 BCE • Hellenistic 323 – 30 BCE 8 Geometric Period 900 – 700 BCE 9 5 10 Geometric krater, from the Dipylon cemetery, Athens, Greece, ca. 740 BCE. Approx. 3’ 4 1/2” high. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 12 Hero and centaur (Herakles and Nessos?), ca. 750–730 BCE. Bronze, approx. 4 1/2” high. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 6 Orientalizing Period 700 – 625 BCE 13 14 Corinthian black ‐ figure amphora with animal friezes, from Rhodes, Greece, ca....
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