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Ancient greek a rt part 1

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For Ms. Fuentes AP Art History Class... powerpoint used in class dicussion. There is a part 2 also!

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Ancient greek a rt part 1

  1. 11. Entered through memorial gate , Parsanoss
  2. 18. Baule Spirit Spouse, late 20th century
  3. 19. Flashcard-Geometric Krater from Diplyon Cemetery
  4. 20. Story telling in art is back!!
  5. 22. Alberto Giacometti, City Square, Bronze , 1948
  6. 24. Flashcard image-Corinthian Olpe
  7. 30. Flashcard image-black figure vase
  8. 31. <ul><li>Artist: Exekias </li></ul><ul><li>Title: The Suicide of Ajax </li></ul><ul><li>Medium: Ceramic amphora with black-figure decoration, 27&quot; high (69 cm) </li></ul><ul><li>Date: c. 540 BCE Archaic Period </li></ul><ul><li>Source/Museum: Château-Musée, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France </li></ul><ul><li>Stunning composition with shape of figure echoing form of vase, balanced between uprights of shield & tree. </li></ul><ul><li>Shows drama of moment when Ajax will throw himself on his sword. </li></ul><ul><li>Black figure ceramic. </li></ul>
  9. 32. Be familiar with amphora, olpe, krater Don’t have to memorize the rest.
  10. 33. Artist: Amasis Painter Title: Dionysos with Maenads Medium: Ceramic amphora with black-figure decoration Size: height of amphora 13&quot; (33.3 cm) Date: c. 540 BCE Source/Museum: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris EXAMPLE OF BLACK FIGURE PAINTING, POTTER WAS AMASIS PAINTER IS UNKNOWN BUT DID A LOT OF PIECES WOMEN OFFERING A GIFT TO THE GODS
  11. 34. Artist: Euphronios (painter) and Euxitheos (potter) Title: Death of Sarpedon Ceramic calyx krater with red-figure decoration , 18&quot; high Date: c. 515 BCE, Archaic Period Source/Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Euphronius best known red figure artist, illustrating a story from the Iliad, Sleep & Death carry dead Trojan warrior from battlefield Balanced composition, rhythm of decorative bands echoing the shape of the body and Hermes, guide to the Underworld Foreshortening … such as Sarpedon’s left leg Flashcard image
  12. 37. White figure vase Classical period Also has tempera paint applied
  13. 44. Know/recognize this Order
  14. 45. Know, recognize this order
  15. 46. Know, recognize this order
  16. 48. Recognize/know prostyle temple
  17. 49. Flashcard image (Temple of Athena Nike)
  18. 50. Know what a PERISTYLE is!!! Parthenon
  19. 53. Flashcard Image - Early Classical Period
  20. 57. Flashcard image Artist: n/a Title: Anavysos Kouros Medium: Marble with remnants of paint Size: height 6'4&quot; (1.93 m) Date: c. 530 BCE Source/Museum: Cemetery at Anavysos, near Athens / <ul><li>Three Purposes of Statuary </li></ul><ul><li>Dedication to a god(dess) </li></ul><ul><li>Memorial to a man </li></ul><ul><li>Represent or embody a god </li></ul>
  21. 59. Greek Influence on Western Culture <ul><li>You are going to do a treasure hunt at home… must bring in an object, picture or thing (no fair just finding something on internet) </li></ul><ul><li>Could be postcard, book, DVD, photograph, poem, etc etc etc even something from a textbook (math, literature, etc.) </li></ul>

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