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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Art, Greek -- History

Book details:

LC ClassificationsN5630 .W3 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4739127M
ISBN 100836967909
LC Control Number78038373

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First published in the early s, this history of Greek art has been enlarged and rewritten. It takes into account new finds as well as new ideas and attitudes to . Greek art, works of art produced in the Aegean basin, a center of artistic activity from very early times (see Aegean civilization).This article covers the art of ancient Greece from its beginnings through the Hellenistic period. History >> Art History The Ancient Greeks became known for their perfection in art. During the classical era they developed their own style that historians would later call the Severe Style. Periods of Greek Art Archaic Period: The Greeks from the Archaic Period made sculptures of men called Kouroi and women called Korai. These statues had similar features and stood stiffly with . Ancient Greek art stands out among that of other ancient cultures for its development of naturalistic but idealized depictions of the human body, in which largely nude male figures were generally the focus of innovation. The rate of stylistic development between about and BC was remarkable by ancient standards, and in surviving works is best seen in sculpture.

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ROBERT GARLAND is the Roy D. and Margaret B. Wooster Professor of Classics at Colgate University. He is the author of a number of books on the ancient world, including The Greek Way of Death (), The Piralus (), The Greek Way of Life (), Religion and the Greeks (), and The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World . Boardman's subject is not so much what Greek art meant to the Greeks and to foreigners but how it moved through the world. Any reader who thinks . Art of the Western World-- the companion volume to the nine-part PBS television series -- traces the history of Western art from its classical roots in ancient Greece up to the present day and the international Post-Modernism of artists as diverse as Christo, Hockney, and Kiefer. Along the way experts Bruce Cole and Adelheid Gealt carefully Released on: Decem Greek Art Ceramic. Terracotta cosmetic vase. 4th quarter of the 6th century B.C. E. Greek culture develop a very refine ceramic art that was imitate by various cultures in ancient times; among them the Etruscan and other peoples in the region. Their ceramic was highly appreciated and was always in demand because of is quality and variety.