ArtHistory1.1

ArtHistory1.1 - o Way the body is put together individual parts o See veins in hands o Face gives emotional content • Balance one arm flex one

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ArtHistory1 Achilles and Ajax playing a dice game Exekias 540 BC Vulci, Italy Vase painting- oldest of Ancient Greek art Amphora- shape with 2 handles Scene compliments shape of vase Doryphorus Polykleitos o Treatys Canon Model of perfect proportion o Used mathematics to find beauty in proportions 450-430 BC Athenian power under general Most influential style develops Athletic ideal More naturalistic than Korus
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Unformatted text preview: o Way the body is put together, individual parts o See veins in hands o Face gives emotional content • Balance, one arm flex one relax • Known as Canon- perfect model • Culturally specific Diskobolos • Myron • 450 BC • Principle of rhythmos- shape or pattern or pose of rested position conveys motion • Discus athlete- not how a discus is really thrown...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARTH 1 taught by Professor Paul during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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ArtHistory1.1 - o Way the body is put together individual parts o See veins in hands o Face gives emotional content • Balance one arm flex one

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