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Greek Art in Modern Times
Transcript of Greek Art in Modern Times
Relevance Today Daniel Wesenberg Thesis Influence on Modern Art "Much of what the Greeks introduced to the world has had that amazing ability to endure." Why does Greek art and architecture still influence us to this day? Where and how is it still used today? Greek Paintings
and Artworks Greek Sculpture
and Architecture Impact on
Grecian Society Portraiture Renowned for life-like portraits
Astounding attention to detail
Realistic physical characteristics Periods in Greek Art Primitive Works
"Black Figure Vase Painting"
Funeral Amphoras "Golden Age"
"Red Figure Vase Painting"
Distinct Styles Time of Alexander the Great
Violence and Realism in Sculpture
"Winged Victory" Geometric Period Classical Period Hellenistic Period am·pho·ra A tall ancient Greek or Roman jar with two handles and a narrow neck. The Parthenon Dedicated to Athena
Ruins still stand today Winged Victory Hellenistic Sculpture
Attention to Detail
Sense of Movement Greeks focused on beauty
Honored individuals through art
Greek "mouseion" "Mouseion" Basis of the modern Museum
Library-like structure dedicated to the "muses"
Muses were the Greek goddesses of the arts Archaic Vase Painting Vases used in burials
Used to mark graves after funerals
First development in art style
Geometric style Architecture "Walk-In Sculptures"
Homes of the Gods Sculpture Powerful representations
Gods and Goddesses
Intricately carved Antiquity Today Ideas from Antiquity Ancient Sculpture
Glass Blowing Modern Sculpture
Casting and Manufacture
Glass Cause of Renaissance Effects of the Renaissance The Renaissance "A rebirth of classical learning and a rediscovery of ancient Rome and Greece" No new art movements
Current style becoming uninteresting Rebirth of Grecian and Roman styles
Powerful new pieces
Sparked creative minds, "rebirth of human spirit"
Set era in motion
Still in a post-Renaissance era today Conclusion "Without Greek art and architecture, we would be nowhere near where we are today." Works Cited "Classical Connections (Getty Exhibitions)." Classical Connections (Getty Exhibitions). Getty Museum of Art, n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2012. <http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/classical_connections/>.
Kehoe, Thomas J., Harold E. Damerow, Dr, and Jose M. Duvell. "Renaissance." Dr. Harold Damerow. Union County College, n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2012. <http://faculty.ucc.edu/egh-damerow/renaissance.htm>
Precourt, B. "Ancient Greek and Roman Art." Ancient Greek and Roman Art. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/prec/www/course/mythology/0100/ancient.htm>.
Payne, Ann C. "Greek Art." Art History Greek Art. Compuhigh.com, n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2012.
Ramírez, Susan E., Peter N. Stearns, Samuel S. Wineburg, and Steven A. Goldberg. "Greek Architecture and Art." World History: Human Legacy. Orlando, FL: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 2008. 147. Print.