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Study images for ap art history


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Study images for ap art history

  1. 1. Study Images for AP Art History Ancient and Classical Worlds
  2. 2. Stele of Naram-Sinc. 2254-2218 BCE
  3. 3. Lamasu. Human-headedwinged bull facing. Bas-relieffrom King Sargon IIs palace atDur Sharrukin in Assyria (nowKhorsabad in Iraq), c. 713–716BCE.
  4. 4. Assyrian ArtLamassu• Guardian figure protects entrances into palaces• Combination man and animals• Winged, hoofed• Has five legs: two if you look from the front, four as you look from the side
  5. 5. Audience Hall at Persepolis (c. 500 BCE)
  6. 6. Portion from the Egyptian Book of the Dead
  7. 7. Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir al-Bahrri c1490-1460 bce“The Place of the Northern Monastery”
  8. 8. Karnak Temple Complex
  9. 9. Funerary Krater
  10. 10. Grave Stele of Hegeso
  11. 11. Nike AdjustingHer Sandal
  12. 12. Nike of Samothrace
  13. 13. The Temple of Athena Nike
  14. 14. 447 B.C. – 438 B.C. Classical PeriodIktinos and Kallikrates – architectsPheidias - Sculptor
  15. 15. Hellenistic SculptureLaocoön and His Sons• Negative space• Many viewpoints, eyes wander everywhere• Laocoön trying to tell the Trojans that the Greek horse was booby- trapped• Strangling of figures by snakes sent by the gods to silence them• Deep cutting into stone to create shadows• Extreme musculature• Agonizing expressions• Figure to the right added later
  16. 16. AraPacis c. 13 – 19 BCE
  17. 17. Ara Pacis, South Wall
  18. 18. Ara Pacis, 13 – 9 BCE,RomeFertility and Fecundity
  19. 19. Trier, Basilica of Constantine (audience hall)
  20. 20. Audience Hall of Constantine at Trier, early 4th century
  21. 21. Wall Paintings from Pompeii
  22. 22. Second Style – 1st century BCE
  23. 23. Pompeii,60 – 50 BCEVilla of the Mysteries
  24. 24. Dionysiac Mystery Frieze •Fresco, Foreshortening •2nd Pompeian Style painting •Large figures in a frieze-like format •Initiation rites into the female cult of Dionysos •Figures act out mystery rites •Painted marble panels at bottom, from the First Pompeian style of painting •Bright Pompeian red background pushes figures forward •No linear perspective, but three dimensional illusionism •Figures interact with each other on adjacent wall spacesVilla of the Mysteries
  25. 25. Ixion Room•Fresco, linear perspective, atmosphericperspective•Foreshortening•Ixion murdered his father-in-law and plannedto seduce Hera•Zeus struck him with a thunderbolt andordered him to be tied to a wheel in hell•Scheme of red and white fields•On bottom painted to resemble marble slabs•On top, architectural vistas that do not alignto a single viewpoint•Thin delicate motifs alternate with framedmythological scenes
  26. 26. Atrium, House of the Silver Wedding