Lecture 4.5 Classical Greek & Roman Art

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Lecture 4.5 Classical Greek & Roman Art

  1. 1. ART 101: Introduction to Art Classical Greek Art James Greene | Visiting Assistant Professor | 1110 CAC | greenjam@gvsu.edu
  2. 2. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Classical Period Reconstruction view of the Acropolis of Athens
  3. 3. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Classical Period Aerial view of the Acropolis of Athens
  4. 4. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Classical Period Parthenon (Temple of Athena Parthenos) Acropolis, Athens, 447-438 BC. (view from the northwest)
  5. 5. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Classical Period
  6. 6. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – High Classical Period Phidias Athena Parthenos (model of the lost statue) Approx. 38’ tall The Parthenon (Nashville, TN)
  7. 7. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – High Classical Period Three goddesses (Hestia, Dione, Aphrodite?) from the East pediment of the Parthenon, c. 438-432 BC, Marble, greatest height approx. 4’5”
  8. 8. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – High Classical Period Nike Adjusting Her Sandal (from the south side of the parapet of the temple of Athena Nike.) Acropolis, Athens, c. 410 BC Marble approx. 3’6” high
  9. 9. Praxiteles, Aphrodite of Knidos (Roman copy of lost Greek original of c. 350-340 BC) Marble Approx. 6’ 8” high Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE –Late Classical Period
  10. 10. ART 101: Introduction to Art Hellenistic Greek Art James Greene | Visiting Assistant Professor | 1110 CAC | greenjam@gvsu.edu
  11. 11. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art Altar of Zeus, Pergamon, c. 175 BC, (now in the Staatliche Museen, Berlin)
  12. 12. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art Altar of Zeus, Pergamon c. 175 BC Now in Staatliche Museen, Berlin.
  13. 13. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art Athena Battling Alkyoneos, from Altar of Zeus, Pergamon, marble, approx. 7’x6”
  14. 14. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art Dying gaul Dying Gaul (Roman marble copy of Greek original bronze) From Pergamon Original c. 230-220 BC
  15. 15. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art Nike of Samothrace c. 190 BC Marble approx. 8’ 1”
  16. 16. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art The Cyclops Polyphemus and Odysseus, from Sperlonga, 14-19 AD Attributed to Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros of Rhodes.
  17. 17. Art & Cultural Mythology: ANCIENT GREECE – Hellenistic Art Laocoon and His Sons by Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros of Rhodes Early first century Marble approx. 7’ 101/2” high
  18. 18. ART 101: Introduction to Art Etruscan Art James Greene | Visiting Assistant Professor | 1110 CAC | greenjam@gvsu.edu
  19. 19. Art & Cultural Mythology: ETRUSCAN ART
  20. 20. Art & Cultural Mythology: ETRUSCAN ART Model of typical Etruscan temple of the sixth century BC
  21. 21. Art & Cultural Mythology: ETRUSCAN ART Apollo, from the roof of the Portonaccio Temple,Veii, c. 510-500 BC, Painted terracotta Approx. 5’ 11” high
  22. 22. Art & Cultural Mythology: ETRUSCAN ART Capitoline Wolf c. 500-48 BC Approx. 31 ½ “ high Bronze
  23. 23. Art & Cultural Mythology: ETRUSCAN ART Portrait of Aule Metele “The Orator” From Sanguineto Early first century BC Bronze Approx. 5’ 7” high
  24. 24. ART 101: Introduction to Art Roman Art James Greene | Visiting Assistant Professor | 1110 CAC | greenjam@gvsu.edu
  25. 25. Art & Cultural Mythology:
  26. 26. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN REPUBLIC Temple of “Fortuna Virilis” (Temple of Portunus) Rome, Late second or early first century BC.
  27. 27. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN REPUBLIC The main advantage of concrete construction was the ability to create vaulted and domed ceilings without internal supports
  28. 28. Head of a Roman Patrician From Otricoli, c. 75-50 BC Marble approx. 14” high Art & Cultural Mythology: THE EARLY REPUBLIC
  29. 29. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN REPUBLIC Denarius with portrait of Julius Caesar, 44 BC. Silver, diameter approx. ¼ inch.
  30. 30. Portrait of Augustus as general from Primaporta, copy of a bronze original Marble, c. 20 BC Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE
  31. 31. Painted reconstruction of Portrait of Augustus as general From Primaporta Original c. 20 BC Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE
  32. 32. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome, 13-9 BC (view from southwest)
  33. 33. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Aeneas Sacrifices to the Penates, Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome, 13-9 BC (view from southwest)
  34. 34. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE “Tellus” panel from Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome, 13-9 BC, Marble, 5’3” high
  35. 35. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Procession of the Imperial Family from Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome, 13-9 BC, Marble, 5’3” high
  36. 36. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Colosseum, Rome, c. A.D. 70-80 (exterior view)
  37. 37. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Colosseum, Rome, c. A.D. 70-80 (interior view)
  38. 38. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Arch of Titus, Rome, after A.D. 81
  39. 39. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Arch of Titus, Rome, after A.D. 81
  40. 40. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Spoils of Jerusalem, relief panel from the Arch of Titus, A.D. 81 marble, approx. 7’ 10” high.
  41. 41. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE The Triumph of Titus, relief panel from the Arch of Titus, A.D. 81 marble, approx. 7’ 10” high.
  42. 42. Trajan’s Column From Trajan’s forum Rome Marble 128’ high A.D. 113 Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE
  43. 43. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Trajan’s Column From Trajan’s Forum Rome Marble 128’ high A.D. 113
  44. 44. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Trajan’s Column (detail), Marble, 128’ high, A.D. 113
  45. 45. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Pantheon, exterior view, Rome, A.D 118-125
  46. 46. Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE Pantheon, interior view, Rome, A.D 118-125
  47. 47. Portraits of the Four Tetrachs, c. A.D. 305 Poryphyry (purple marble) Approx. 4’ 3” high San Marco, Venice Art & Cultural Mythology: THE ROMAN EMPIRE

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