Week 12 Notes Art Appreciation
Week 12 Notes Art Appreciation Art 1300
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Art Appreciation Week 12 Notes November 9 2015 Ancient Greece figural style Figural style there are three styles one is archaic second is classical and the third is Hellenistic Archaic Kouros This is male youth represented in very characteristic manner Archaic characteristics They resemble each other in pose Greek and Egyptian and the Greek sculptures are naked Archaic style Kouros summary They are modeled on ancient Egyptian figural style but nude frontal stiff static pose with the arms at their sides and one foot advanced abstract rendering of male form Kouros is youth figure Classical Contrapposto Pose This is naturalistic more adult the material used is bronze the behavior or attitude that is shown is lack of interest Hellenistic Over sensuality or reference to sexual play dramatic theatrical subjects that are emotionally charged increasingly realistic rendering of forms Some examples of this are 0 Hellenistic Venus de Milo O Hellenistic Barberini Faun O Hellenistic Nike of Samothrace at the Louvre Museum 0 Hellenistic Laocoon November 11 2015 In Hellenistic styles different types of styles are mixed together such as Egyptian and Greek Parthenon Located atop acropolis in Athens Greece dedicated to Athena built in the classical period in 447 BC it was the largest temple in the Greek mainland built during Pericles reign the source of the marble was from Mount Penteli the columns are Doric style it is 228 feet long the temple oor curves upward the columns lean inward and the four corner columns are thicker than the rest post and lintel dry masonry construction the width is almost twice the size of the length and it was created by Phidias the sculptures were originally colored Parthenon in Nashville Tennessee It is located in centennial park made out of brick originally but now is made of concrete Nashville Parthenon Exterior East and West pediments contain life size or bigger freestanding marble sculptures in narrative composition East pediment This portrays the mythical birth of Athena when she was born from the head of Zeus West pediment This portrays the mythical contest between Athena and Poseidon to determine who would be the patron of Athens 0 There are 92 Metopes which contain reliefs that depict mythical battles November 13 2015 0 Maidens and Elder Panathenaic Frieze Louvre Museum Paris 0 Cavalcade North Panathenaic Frieze British Museum London 3 feet tall 0 Grooms North Panathenaic Frieze British Museum London 0 Sacrificial Bull South Panathenaic Frieze British Museum London 0 Parthenon gallery in the acropolis museum in Athens 0 Colossal Sculpture of Athena by Phidias located inside the Parthenon made of gold and ivory it is 40 feet high 0 Roman Replica of Athena 2rld Century AD Replica of Athena in NashVille Parthenon made of concrete covered in gold and polychrome 0 Inner Ionic Frieze contained relief sculptures depicting the Panathenaic Procession 0 Ancient Rome 0 Pont du Gard Nimes France it is an aqua duct water would be transported by the trophe to the nearby city span of the arches is 82 feet Romans liked the arch because it has great tensile strength arcuated dry masonry 0 The Colosseum originally called the FlaVian Amphitheatre in Rome Italy arcuated concrete construction 8085 was made out of concrete took 10 years to build there are 3 superimposed arcades at the top is the attic there are 80 entrances that were used by the public there were 12 sets of staircases seats were made out of marble it has been said that people could exit safely and orderly within 12 minutes the arena held between 50000 to 83000 the seating area is called cavea and the centermost area is called the hypogeum two story storage area seating according to social class