ARTH 102-NOTES

ARTH 102-NOTES - ART HISTORY NOTES- ALL What does greek...

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ART HISTORY NOTES- ALL What does greek myth tell us about culture Collective unconscious Etiological Social paradigms Centaurs-represent that ahtithesis of the greeks Social template Ajax-second greatest warrior to Achilles Trojan- condoms/ actually lost the war haha El Greco’s “Laocoon,” 1608 Based on myth and staute Sources for stories Oral Illiad and odyssey 8-7 th century bc Hesiods theogony and works and days 700bc Homeric hymns5th century tragedians in athnes
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Roamn authors:vergil Visual sources Greek vases Greek and roman sculpture Ramn frescoes Visial analysis Iconograpgy Attributes Gestures Narrative In atlas why is the the sky portrayed as a globe when at the time is wa thought to be flat Greek religion: special and ritual Everything centered around the gods Considered proper to name child with similar god names BUT never the actual name Use the measurement Olympiads City festivals:Athens- anthesteria Dionysus Satyr Kids started drinking at age of three
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Delphi. Mount Parnassus Part of the pan hellenc Had stadium theater and temple with a scared way ie road wrestling, running, chariots, and boxing all designed to show desire to become perfect Delphi charioteer, 478/474 BCE High quality work Prob one and event in chariots Shows cities ability to produce sexy boys Exchange ideas on style on form Theatre Also comepeeted in the whole artistic being Poetry, plays, dance etc The temple and cult statue Refers to a statue inside a temple Also have same god on the outside This shoes that god’s symbol is on the inside, but also all around Temple at Delphi Oracle If you want to use, you must pay The oracle used vauge words that could easily be misinterpreted
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Treasuries and votives Held all the gifts given to the oracles Importance of placement Dodona Preferred cliff oddly shaped trees, oak trees, pools of water, all very natural All temples need an altar, sacrifice VERY important Dionysus sometimes portrayed as a woman Prometheus- created man and known as the forward thinker Psyche- only god portrayed with winds Known as soul Prometheus’s gift- Gave sacrifice Gives fire to the earth Gets caught Forced to be chained to a rock and have eagle peck out liver
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Eventually get freed TECHNIQUES Black faced vases Don’t show depth Hard to decern figures White ground technique Polychromatic tempra pigments Tempera applied after firing Inspired by wall paintings White fresco technique Polychromatic pigments applied to plaster “true” fresco plaster is wet-preserves better bonds to base “secco” fresco=plaster is dry Polychromatic- multi-colored images Shaded have mass Mosaic Tessera/ae-can be either stone or glass maybe ceramic ARCHITECHTURE Generally faced east-symbolic to sun
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Peristle- means columns all the way around Porches- central block Cella-central room with statue Pediment-top triangle Entrablature-rectangle below tringale Both have sculpture IMPORTANT Order of architecture and scultpture details Doric frieze Trigylph-vertical elements
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