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Monday September 26, 2011 It has no perfect vertical or horizontal refinements. The refinements makes it look better to the human eye. The Parthenon is the first temple that takes human vision into account. They combined two styles, to combine east Greece with ionic order, and the dynic order from west Greece. The Greek temples usually have 6 columns. The Parthenon has 8! - They wanted to make sure that the figure would have enough room. - Reflected the optimism of Pericles. - Detail of the Ionic frieze, Parthenon ca 440 BCE. The Golden age of Pericles… - He died by plague. - Sparta and Athens go to war. Lasted 25 years. - Athens lost its rule. 5-41, Grave Stele of little girl with doves, 440 BCE, found on Paros, now in Metropolitan Museum, NYC. - Means a slab of stone, generally marble. - This sculpture is very similar to those that are on the Parthenon. - They think that this artist was used to make the sculptures on the Parthenon. - 5-6 year old girl, holding two doves. She is kissing one of them on the beak.
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Unformatted text preview: -She seems sad, but she is not crying. -Symbol of her tendure age and innocence. -The bird is considered to be the symbol of the sole. -The dove is the bird of Aphrodite, giving reference to the fact that she died young and missed out on love. -Another theory is that a family lost a little girl and got this figure to replace her. -Presents a new focus on private emotion. Common misconception that Greek art is white. Grave Stele of Hegeso from the Dipylon Cemetery Athens, 400 BCE. -Two figures. -One of them is dead. -The one that is sitting down is the deceased. She occupies more of the sculpture than the other person. -Hegeso, the wife of Proxos. -The image in the face is the same as the Parthenon, lots of influence. -The frame looks like a temble, it’s a gable. This could be a shrine of the deceased. -Some people think it is a door to the under world. Elevates the theme out of everyday settings....
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