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Unformatted text preview: September 28, 2007 Archaic Greek Art and Architecture • Visual Arts o Media Lost, rare, fragmentary: tapestries, furniture and wood carving, paintings Surviving: vase paintings: luxury goods; often found in graves • Sculpture: civic and personal; often associated with temples • Frescoes: civic and nature scenes; relatively rare o Overview of developments EIA: absence of representational art; emergence of regional styles Early Geometric: intricate designs; rare horse Mid-Late Geometric: return of figured art Archaic: development of styles and techniques; Orientalizing influences • Painting o On wood, metal, etc; no evidence for Archaic period o Vase-painting Representational art returns rapidly in Geometric period • “stick figure” masterpieces: the Dipylon Master o Influential painter c. 750 called after cemetery in Athens Corinth: dominant in Orientalizing period (animal motifs) • Black Figure: painted design against clay background Athens: state supports ceramics industry...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course CLA 2100 taught by Professor Marks during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '07