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    Art Styles In Greek Art

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    Greek Art started at the end of the Dark Ages around 900 B.C.E. was the beginning of beautiful creations and presentations of art. Separated by periods, the Geometric, Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic Periods I will briefly describe the different art styles within these periods. Starting with the Geometric Period, at 900 to 700 B.C.E. an art style created using geometric patterns with representation and repetition in its shapes. Painting on vases were most common and used as storage devices for wine or oil, as prize trophies for athletic activities, and burial markers. Later abstract patterns of animals and people appeared but still in the geometric form. This would lead us into the Archaic Period where the art took a more realistic approach.…

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    Greek Art

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    All forms of arts serve as means of expression of the human 's’ inner feelings and desires. In actuality, people have the freedom to express their opinions, judgments, and even the darkest desires in any way they wished. However, some people tend to call any type of expression as art. The reason for this is that the word “art” justifies, in a sense, some corruptive and useless artist works. Although I am in favor of almost all types of artworks, there should be a regulative system which…

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    Greek Art History

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    Learning about the history of art through chapters 4 to 7 has opened my mind to a better understanding of cultural arts. It can be expressed through many different cultures around the world. I have not only learned that the idea of art had started out in prehistoric Western Europe, but also started to spread out in different parts of the world like, Mesopotamia, Jericho, Ur, Babylon, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and many other regions around the globe. Each place went through different eras,…

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    not very interested in art containing mythology and daily life. I'd rather look at art with fascinating scenes depicting architectural scenes in nature. Romans were really big on presenting the beauty of nature at its finest. One of my favorite Roman nature paintings is the "Pin", by Suhair Al Shamary, because it looks almost identical to one of the views of my grandfathers (who is no longer alive) Pond. It looks like my parents and I sitting on the other side while my grandpa catches frogs for…

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    The Archaic stage in Greek history lasted from about 700-480 BCE. During this time period, art historians called it the Geometric age because it marked the return of the human figure. One example of this type of art would be Lady of Auxerre, 650-625 BCE (Fig 2-15). This statue was one of the earliest limestone statuettes of a goddess or maiden. It has a flat-topped head that is triangular in shape. The skirt is geometric in shape due to the square designs on it. She also has the "Archaic Smile"…

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    The two statues that I chose are from the Hellenistic period of Greek art. During the Hellenistic period of Greek art. Many artist were inspired by the artistic styles from the past. Artist of the Hellenistic period didn't focus so much on the intellectual and rational side of art like that of the classical period. Instead they focused more on fantasy and dream state of the subject. This often caused the art to have somewhat of a sexual overtone to them. The male statue that I have is a…

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    Greek Art Research Paper

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    Timeline What are the stylistic characteristics of each of these Greek periods? Explain the changes or innovations found in the visual arts during these periods of Greek history. • Geometric Period: 900-700 B.C. - Depictions of humans returned to Greek art, and statuettes and vases were prime examples that demonstrated this. • Orientalizing Period: 700-600 B.C. - Greece had more contact with other civilizations, specifically those of Egypt and the Mesopotamia region, and thus eastern…

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    Ancient Greeks became recognized for their amazing designs in art. In Art History and Artists Ancient Greek Art it says, “During the classical era they developed their own style that historians would later call the Severe Style.” In Art History and Artists Ancient Greek Art it says, “The Greeks from the Archaic Period made statues of men called Kouroi and women called Korai. These statues had similar characteristics and stood stiffly with their arms at their sides.” In the Classical Period most…

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    Early Greek Art Analysis

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    The early Greek artists deviated from the previous conventional methods of sculpting human figures. They had a growing interest in representing art that takes on a more lifelike image. This can be seen in the chronological progression of the three kouros. The pursuit of the naturalism represents the change in how they perceived perfection. They saw perfection in aesthetics as trying to recreate the human figure to how it should look like, embracing the imperfections by taking on the naturalism…

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    Aphrodite In Greek Art

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    With the Roman Empire 's borders expanding and engulfing all of their enemies, a mixture of cultures and individual ideas creates the first hub of the ancient world. The spread of ideas such as religion and language not only benefitted the Roman Empire but the conquered nations as well. Along with prosperity in trade and economics, comes the enhance of Roman art. One such location that particularly benefitted from this spread of ideas was the Villas of Oplontis. This collection of two villas…

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