With roman taste new interest in the subjective and

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with Roman taste new interest in the subjective and imperfect aspects of life—disillusioned with the world, and no longer seek “perfection” art becomes more dynamic and less idealized —subject matter turns to everyday activities, history, myths, and portraiture
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Philoxenos of Eretria, Battle of Issus , c. 310 BCE, Roman copy of a Greek original
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shows a battle between Alexander and Darius III original panel painting made for Alexander’s successor in what ways is this more “advanced” than other artworks we have seen so far? What do we really mean by “advanced”? 15-30 cubes per square centimeter, or about 2.5 to 5.5 million tesserae
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Alexander the Great with the Horns of Amun , c. 297-281 BCE, coin Alexander with the God Amun , Temple of Luxor, c. 320 BCE
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Alexander Sarcophagus, 4 th century BCE
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Lysippos, Apoxyomenos , c. 330 BCE so renowned he was selected by Alexander to create his official portrait— only he was allowed to make images of the emperor even other people had their portraits made to look like Alexander! had a very long career and created approximately 1500 works, several of which were huge most famous is a 60’ sculpture of Zeus
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