Late classical greek art

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high classical greek art *Polykleitos, Doryphorus (Spear Bearer) canon of proportions set of ratios that defines proportional relationships with figures in the body. Everything is based on the size of the “pinky”. perfectly proportioned ideal body contrapposto tension and relaxation Grave Stele of Hegeso - presenting a box of jewelry - presenting what she’s wearing for the day - wealthy - slight hieratic scale - all about her status and status of women in Greece - domestic scene depicted at home late classical greek art c. 400-323 BCE - lack of self confidence - greater humanization of the Gods - greeks are starting to question the gods 1 greek artists outside of greece 2 new focus on what they want to express focus on individual 3 humanization of the gods - changed political climate in greece *Nereid Monument -sculptures between columns -podium --combination of greek and non-Greek elements greek elements -ionic columns - pediment - steps - ionic running frieze non-Greek - use of the podium - presence of sculptures outside the superstructure
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ART HISTOR 105 taught by Professor Kenfield during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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