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GREEK ART

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ARQUITECTURE The Parthenon GREEK ART AND ARCHITECTURE Greeks always looked for BEAUTY and PROPORTION. By Steve Swayne. Wikimedia commons By Ricardo André Frantz . Wikimedia commons Hermes Greek ceramics Wikimedia commons GREEK ART To make harmonic buildings they created some basic rules: THE ORDERS. IONIC ORDER CORINTHIAN ORDER DORIC ORDER TEMPLE OPEN-AIN THEATRES CITY SPACES SPORTS BUILDINGS TYPES OF BUILDINGS SCULPTURE CERAMICS Wikimedia commons Shaft Capital Cornice It is the simplest order. It had no base. The shaft of the column is bigger at the bottom. By José-Manuel Benito. Wikimedia commons The capital is very simple. The Parthenon By Steve Swayne. Wikimedia commons Temple of Poseidon They used columns and lintels to hold the structures. By Heinz-Josef Lücking. Wikimedia commons It has got a base. The capital is decorated with scrolls. The shaft is taller than in the doric order. Wikimedia commons Wikimedia commons Temple of Athena Nike By Steve Swayne. Wikimedia commons By Navin75. Wikimedia commons Temple of Erechtheum By Wetman. Wikimedia commons It has got a base. The shaft is thinner. There are acanthus leaves in the capital. By Disdero. Wikimedia commons It is the most decorated order. Temple of Olympian Zeus Corinthian columns in Jerash, Jordan Wikimedia commons By B. Jankuloski. Wikimedia commons The typical temple had a rectangular base with different chambers, the statue of the god to whom it was dedicated, a place to keep the treasure and many columns. By or Japs 88. Wikimedia commons Temple of Concordia. Agrigento By Fi f8. Wikimedia commons. Temple of Hephaistos, Athens Types of Greek temples They were very big buildings. Some of them could hold 14.000 spectators. By Hansueli Krapf. Wikimedia commons Theatre at Epidaurus. By Kolossus. Wikimedia commons Theatre at Delphi The Palaestra in Olympia. By Wknight94. Wikimedia commons It was used for boxing and wrestling. By Haiduc. Wikimedia commons Pompeii gymnasium It was used by competitors in public games. Stadium at Epidauros By Leo2004. Wikimedia commons AGORA It was a place in the city centre where Greeks met. Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.de STOA They were public porticos. By Ken Russell Salvador. Wikimedia commons Wikimedia commons lintel structure It was the most important building in Greek arquitecture. Greeks usually made the offerings to their gods inside the temples. Sacrifices and rituals took place outside the temple. Greek sculpture showed human figures. They used bronze and marble. The Archaic Age The Classical Age The Hellenistic Age By Marsyas. Wikimedia commons The Moschophoros By Marsyas. Wikimedia commons Peplos Kore These statues are very rigid. It seems that they are walking. They have big eyes and a forced smile. Their hair is carved with geometrical shapes. Arms are close to the body. By Pellegrini. Wikimedia commons Zeus Marathon youth By Jastrow. Wikimedia commons These sculptures are more natural and they show movement. They have perfect proportions. Most of them are mythological characters or young athletes. The expressions on their faces are more natural. Laocoön and his sons Wikimedia commons Sculptures show movement and express feelings. Venus de Milo Wikimedia commons There are children, old people and mithological scenes. There are many portraits of important people. Ancient Greeks made pottery for everyday use. Most of them are objects for drinking. Ceramics with geometric designs. Wikimedia commons Ceramics with animals Wikimedia commons Ceramics with a sphinx Visiting a grave Wikimedia commons Wikimedia commons
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