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Painting & Sculpture


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Painting & Sculpture

  1. 1. Painting in Various Eras
  2. 2. Painting It is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base).
  3. 3. Egyptian Painting Shows Mythological Representations and scenes everyday Found on the wall of pharaoh’s more than 5000 years ago Set strict rules - Show the human body for the most familiar or visible angle
  4. 4. Painting from Temple of Ramses III Wall Painting from Thebes
  5. 5. Greek Painting Comes from ancient literary sources, Surviving Roman Copies, and some of Greek vases, mosaics and wall paintings
  6. 6. Paestum Wall Painting
  7. 7. Roman Painting • Portray rituals, myths, landscapes, still-life and scenes in their daily activities. • “Aerial Perspective” colors and outlines of more distant object are softened and blurred to achieve spatial effects. • Found in cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum
  8. 8. The Grand Hunt
  9. 9. Medieval Painting • Categorized according to its distinctive stylistic traits • Anglo-Irish Art – Flourished from the 7th-9th Century – Art of Intricate Calligraphic Designs • Romanesque Art– 11th-12th Century – Classical, highly charged, and Energetic drawing style • Gothic Art – 12th century-Italian Renaissance – Painting was entirely the product of of the monasteries
  10. 10. • Lindisfarne Gospels-are illuminated Books produced by monks on Northumberland England. • The Three Magi • The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux is an illuminated book of hours in the Gothic style.
  11. 11. Renaissance Painting • Reflects the revival of interest in classical culture and strong belief in individualism. • Expulsion from Paradise by Massacio
  12. 12. Sculpture in Various Eras
  13. 13. Three-Dimensional Media - Make solid forms that have height, width and depth
  14. 14. Sculpture Is a three-dimensional work of art Is art that is made to occupy space Artists who create sculpture are called Sculptors
  15. 15. Media of Sculpture -Clay -Glass -Plastics -Wood -Stone -Metal
  16. 16. Two types of Sculpture 1.Sculpture in the round 2.Relief Sculpture
  17. 17. 1.Sculpture in the round This type of sculpture is surrounded on all sides by space.
  18. 18. 2. Relief Sculpture This type of sculpture projects into space from a flat background. Relief sculptures are designed to be viewed only from one side.
  19. 19. Sculpting Techniques Modeling – a soft pliable material is built up and shaped. Media such as clay, wax and plaster are used in modeling Carving – the sculptors cuts, chips or drills from a solid mass of material to create a sculpture. Wood and stone are the most common carving media
  20. 20. Casting – in casting molten metal or another substance is poured into a mold and allowed to harden Assembling – a variety of different materials are gathered and joined together to make a sculpture
  21. 21. Egyptian Sculpture Egyptian sculpture includes statues or figures representing kings (pharaohs), armies, servan ts and various animals. Pallete of King Narmer is one of the oldest Egyptian Sculpture
  22. 22. Greek Sculpture Greeks are masters of stone carving and bronze casting Most famous Sculptors were Phidias, Polyclitus, Praxiteles and Lysippus
  23. 23. Roman Sculpture The Romans were avid collectors ad imitators of Greek sculpture Their distinctive contribution to the sculpture was the realistic representation of images and figures
  24. 24. Medieval Sculpture Romanesque Sculpture Gothic Sculpture
  25. 25. Renaissance Sculpture Shows strong interest in the ancient past Donatello was the greatest sculptor of the early Renaissance. He was a master of stonecutter, he also had a great understanding of human behavior as in his work entitled Mary Magdalen