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background image Guide: Works of art   Vocabulary   People ARHI 2300- Cave Painting to Michelangelo  Lecture Notes Week 4 Slide IDs, title and culture; a few diagrams and fill in the blank and matching/mc 9/7/16 Greece 1. Krater- used for pouring libation for deceased individual, funerary object
2. Egyptian influence
a. Statue of a Kouros- Uses geometric stylization 
b. Greeks learned stone carving from Egypt and influence is evident
i. Statue of Mentuemhet- Egyptian ka statue.  Diorite used so that  it could last forever.  Shows influence c.  Greeks used open form more often than the Egyptians, who preferred  closed form d. Over 70 years, Kouros statues grow more realistic and less stylized
e. Persians destroyed statues upon invasion so Greeks began to bury 
them 3. Battle of Marathon- Greeks allied together to end Persian invasion.  Beginning of classical Period.  a. Greeks were victorious 4. Classical art (golden age) a. Rise of feeling of superiority and historians to record accomplishments
b. Peplos Kore- statue of Kore goddess that was buried
i. Commissioned Artemis statue for temple as votive offering c. Kritios Boy- statue that uses contrapposto i. Contrapposto- counter balance. step forward depicted  realistically with hip tilt d. Lost wax technique- technique used to cast bronze statues i. Other materials used as well to give statues different colors ii. Became more popular than marble because since it is a stronger material, the statues could be free standing  9/9/16 Greee 1. Doryphoros (spear-bearer)- Polykleitos used cannon of proportions to create  perfect human form a. Roman replica of Greek bronze
b. Symmetria- commensurability of parts
2. Parthenon a. Sat on top of Acropolis- sanctuary area with various temples
b. Converted into a church, then into a mosque
c. The venetians bombed it, leaving only the shell
d. Embodiment of cannon of proportions but for architecture
e. Curved sylobate
f. Entasis- swelling of shaft of a column
g. Doric frieze- exterior scene, interrupted by triglyphs
h. Ionic frieze- continuous scene
i. Shows Hestia, Dione, and Aphrodite (daughter of Dione) i. Athena (goddess of war and wisdom) statue in cella 

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School: University of Georgia
Department: Art
Course: Art History I: Cave Painting to Michelangelo
Professor: Elizabeth Neely
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Art, history, and Art History
Name: ARHI 2300 notes week 4
Description: these notes cover the 4th week of art history 1. I have highlighted the important terms, art pieces, and artists.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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