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May 18 Archaic Greece Old fashioned Greek Art Lasts from 7 th century to the end of the 6 th century BCE Metropolitan Kouros Males are always nude Woman are always clothed The body appearance reflect goodness inside is well Slightly moving stance is very typical of the period-left foot forward Grooves on calf muscles also typical of the period Proportions are very similar to that of Egyptian sculpture Greeks carve without supports Anavysos Kouros Much more attention made to anatomical structure Very modeled Shows muscles more formed Focus on perfection of the body 6’4”- tall for the time In a cemetery Not an identifiable portrait Not a lot of portraits in the period Peplos Kore Heavily clothed Has a belt, long dress Women were never pictured without clothing The focus is on the columnar structure Having regular facial features was important Around 4 feet high Temple of Hera I Made entirely of limestone Greeks own a lot of Italy at the time Best and first fully preserved temples In the Doric style- relates to severity and austerity Very simple columns and structure Most Doric columns don’t have footing, just wider at the bottom, associated with
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UNC.

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