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Identify the following work of art (medium, culture/ style, bracket dates):
Corinthian Amphora
Vase, Orientalizing period, c. 700 - 600 BC
amphora with registers showing fantastic animals (siren) and heraldic figures
Identify the following work of art (medium, culture/style, bracket dates):
Kritios Boy
marble sculpture, Early Classical Greek Art, 480 - 450 BC
no archaic smile, hair diff, contrappasto stance
Name 3 Key Concepts for the Orientalizing period of Greek art.
1. colonization of Ionic (Asia) & Italian coasts
2. extensive contact brings in eastern influences
3. fantastic animals, heraldic compositions, floral decorations, etc.
What are 6 Key Concepts of Archaic Greece?
1. democracy beg., strong individuals in power
2. Athens emerges as the most pwrful city-state (polis)
3. periptual stone temples replace early wooden bldgs (Doric order)
4. figures (kouroi and kourai) becoming increasingly more natural
5. archaic smile in later works
6. great age of vase painting (black and red figure)
What are the bracket dates for the Geometric period of Greek art?
c. 900 - 700 BC
What are 4 Key Concepts for Early Classical Greece?
1. Greece victorious in Persian War 490 & 480 BC
2. man elevated to level of the gods
3. bronze replaces stone as favored medium in sculpture
4. contrapposto stance w/ severe & serious expression in sculpture
Identify the following work of art (medium, culture/ style, bracket dates):
Geometric Krater
V ase, Geometric Period, c. 900 -700 BC bell krater, performed a funerary function, with geometric imagery, has a band with primitive, flat, stylized figures of both male & female, fig carrying shields shows Mycenaen influence
Identify the following work of art (medium, culture/style, bracket dates):
Kouros
Sculpture, Archaic, 600 - 480 BC
Kouros means "man", functioned as a gravemarker, modelled on Egyptian sculpture
Name 3 Key Concepts about Geometric Greece
1. Period of rebuilding after the dark ages - emerge as city-states
2. designs reflect the simple forms of early cultures
3. decorations are geometric & figures are highly stylized simple shapes
Identify the following work of art (medium, culture/style, bracket dates):
Zeus/ Poseidon
Bronze sculpture, Early Classical Greek Art, 480 - 450 BC
bronze, open style, all on one plane, cast in one piece
What are the bracket dates for Orientalizing period of Greek art?
700 - 600 BC
Name 2 similarities and 3 differences between Kouros and Egyptian sculpture
Similar- 1. Hair & face stylized - Near East. influence, 2. Stance
Diff - 1. not closed-style, 2. nude, 3. weight not all on back leg/ more natural div. of weight/ attempt to show movement
What are the bracket dates for the period of Early Classical Greek Art?
480 - 450 BC
Identify the following work of art (artist, medium, culture/style, bracket dates):
Achilles and Ajax Playing a Dice Game
Exekias, Vase, Archaic, 600 - 480 BC
Black figure, amphora, awarded for competition, foreshadows classical moment, image is a moment of calm/ waiting before or after battle
What are the bracket dates for the Archaic period of Greek art?
600 - 480 BC
Identify the following work of art (medium, culture/style, bracket dates):
Peplos Kore
sculpture, Archaic, 600 - 480 BC
Kore means woman, Peplos is a garment, votive offering to Athena, archaic smile