-The woman is picking out a thing of jewlry out of the box that both figures are holding tight. -The Greeks buried their dead with the finest clothes and jewlry. -Selecting the jewlry, sets up the pointed contrast between the image and herself on a normal day. -There is no facial emotional. The body language conveys more. -There is interaction between the two if them. Statues are often shown of younger people. 5-45 Aphrodite of Cnidos, Roman Copy after original by Praxiteles, 350 BCE. -Nude woman figure. -First female nude. -The statue is found in the Vatican. -The artist was commissioned to carve a cult imagine, one was clothed and the other wsa naked. -Became a major tourist attraction. -A massive shrine was created for the statue. -A man snuck into the building and had sex with the statue. -It is made out of marble. -The drapery covers a water part. The guarment is something she took off. And the statue says that she is going to take a nap. -
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ART HISTOR 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).