Week 3 Notes
Popular in Ancient Art, CR # 41908
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mary Bone on Saturday October 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Art 104B at Humboldt State University taught by Jeanette Cooper in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 5 views. For similar materials see Ancient Art, CR # 41908 in Art at Humboldt State University.
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Date Created: 10/01/16
Week 3 Transition o Beginning dates Marked by the end of two wars Persian War Carthagian War Stylistically marked “the severe” style o severe style movement of standing human figures weight set more on one leg indicated by pose of the head serious, thoughtful facial expressions plain, heavy treatment of drapery Transitional Architecture and Architectural Sculpture o Ex: Temple of Aphaia at Aegina, c. 470 BC Pediment sculptures West and west pediments created by different sculptures West pediment more archaic East pediment more high classical o Ex: Temple of Zeus at Olympia c. 460 BC Heavy drapery throughout the pediment West pediment Apollo at the center Battle between the Lapiths and the centaurs at the wedding of Peirithoos and Hippodamia The Metopes Labor of Herakles o Evolution of the Kouros Realism and idealism The human body Balance weight, and movement Drapery Hair “severe” expression yield to signs of emotion in the High Classical period o Ex: Kritios Boy C. 475 3’ 10” Athens Acropolis The archetypical Kouros Bronze Sculpture o The Tyrannicides Aristogeiton and Harmodios C. 477 BC Sculpture used to represent real people Not just gods Not just a generic human Roman copy in marble Greek original in bronze o Ex: Charioteer of Delphi c. 460 BC Cast in 8 pieces Bronze Eyes of glass and stone Copper lips Silver teeth and on headband o Ex: Poseidon or Artemision Zeus c. 460450 BC Bronze Copper lips and nipples Ivory stone eyes and eye brows