art history 101 week 5 greek art notes
art history 101 week 5 greek art notes ARTH 101
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Beatrice A. on Tuesday October 4, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ARTH 101 at George Mason University taught by Lisa Bauman in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 3 views.
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Date Created: 10/04/16
Notes by Beatrice Adutwumwaa School: George mason University Course: art history 101 Professor: Lisa Bauman Unit/Chapter: Topic: Greece and Rome Date:10/4/2016 -Greeks decorated everything they have -They valued authority (gods), sportsmanship, and nakedness -Math, music , and philosophy were important to form a well balanced man Definition of logos: -reason, idea, word Definition of arete: -physical, moral, and intellectual excellence -requires a balance in life that is achieved through rigorous Self-discipline Difference between In Egypt, only pharohs and royalty were worth making art about Egyptian and grecian While as in greece, it’s just normal people Art: The Riace bronze: -it is a classical greek art circa 450 BCE It is an idealized figure It is calm and balanced Definition of -”counter balanced” Contrapposto: It means moving one leg up to balance How to make a -model it out of clay sculpture: -carve it out of stone -Replacement technique *”lost-wax” casting= method of metal casting in which a molten metal is poured into a mold that has been created by means of a wax model. Once the mold is made, the wax model is melted and drained away. -metal= no fear of breaking off