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Unit 1: Ancient Art

IBMYP I, 2014-2015
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Jasmine Brink

on 17 November 2014

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Transcript of Unit 1: Ancient Art

Unit 1: Ancient Art
Statement of Inquiry
Understanding ancient cultures and perspectives allows us as humans to understand our cultural and artistic development throughout time.
Key Concepts
Culture
Identity
Global Context
Orientation in Space and Time
Conceptual Understanding
Art is related to culture and identity and knowledge and understanding of ancient art will equip students with a more holistic background in the arts.
Exploration to Develop:
Civilizations and social histories, heritage; pilgrimage, migration, displacement and exchange
What is considered Ancient Art?
?
Definition of "Ancient"
According to Merriam-Webster:
1) having had an existence of many years
2) of or relating to a remote period, to a time early in history, or to those living in such a period or time; especially : of or relating to the historical period beginning with the earliest known civilizations and extending to the fall of the western Roman Empire in a.d. 476
3) having the qualities of age or long existence
Ancient Art is...
Many types of art produced by ancient societies considered to be advanced
We will focus on Ancient Art from:
Egypt
Greece
Rome
China
Mesopotamia
Greek Art
Architecture
Pottery
Sculptures
Architecture
rectangular platform
front and back porches
rows of columns
triangular roof
columns look wider in the middle than at the ends
Corfu, Greece 580 B.C.
The Temple of Artemis
Pottery
clay pots, jars, and vases
painted with religious or mythological symbols
540-530 BCE Clay pot portraying 3 Greek figures: Athena, Hercules, and Artemis
Sculptures
used bronze, marble, and stone
Bronze statue of Zeus, Greek God, 460 BCE
Roman Art
Architecture
Sculpture
Painting
Architecture
Arenas
Arches
Developed use of concrete
Roman Colosseum, 70-80 C.E./A.D.
Rome, Italy
Sculpture
Influenced by Greeks but used more realism
Used stone,marble, and bronze
Sculpture of Antinous (The Vaticans Museums, Rome)
Painting
used naturalism, developed understanding of perspective, light and shade
painted portraits, nature, and religious art
Dionysiac Frieze, Villa of the Mysteries, before 79 C.E./A.D., just outside the walls of Pompeii (Ancient Roman city) on the Road to Herculaneum
Mesopotamian Art
Egyptian Art
Chinese Art
Thank you for your participation and cooperation during Unit 1: Ancient Art!
Thank you very much!
Shukran jazeelan!
Zoor supas!
Merci Beaucoup!
Formative Assessment
In class dialogue: Every student must participate in discussing Ancient Art. Each student must participate at least 3 times for full marks.
Summative Assessment
Each student will create a physical (3-D) model of Ancient Art.

Students will then briefly present their art to the class.
Paintings
Architecture
Hieroglyphics




Painting
Registers- scenes in parallel lines
Sunken relief painting
Symbolism
Hierarchy
Painted sunk relief showing orderly registers in the Temple of Ramses II at Abydos
Architecture
Pyramids, tombs, temples, and palaces built from stone
Highly skilled
Decorated with hieroglyphs, paintings, statues,and carved stone images
The Sphinx in front of the Pyramid of Khafre
Hieroglyphics
Some phonetic, others symbolic
Used 3100 BCE (BC) to 400 CE (AD)
Contained many images to represent ideas, words
Hieroglyphs on the White Chapel of Senusret I at Karnak
Jewelry
Mosaics
Architecture
Jewelry
Designs: leaves, twigs and bunches of grapes, or cone and spiral shaped objects and pendants
Made from: bronze, gold, silver, and electrum (alloy metal)
Common: necklaces of carnelian and lapis, gold earrings, ankle bracelets, silver hair rings, gold medallion pendants, rings, and amulets
Jewelry made with carnelian and lapis (gemstones)
Mosaics
Used symbolism
Told stories
Made from clay cones and stone
Ishtar Gate mosaic outside of Babylon
Conical mosaic columns outside the Eanna temple of the goddess Inanna from Uruk in southern Mesopotamia, 3400-3100 BCE
Sumerian: used sun-dried mud-brick, temples elevated above town (pyramids)
Babylon: tiled gates, tall walls
Ziggurats-stepped pyramids
Ziggurat of (King) Ur-Nammu, circa 2120 BCE or 2000 BCE
Architecture
*Note: BC (Before Christ) = BCE (Before the Common Era and AD (anno domini) = CE (Common Era)
Sculptures
Calligraphy
Painting
Sculptures
detailed, expressionistic
often life-size
style varies based on dynasty
The Terracotta Army life-size statues buried with
Emperor Qin, 246–206 BCE
Calligraphy
mood conveyed in brush strokes
style of writing helped represent words on paper
used as part of paintings
Biography of Women
by Gu Kaizhi
Painting
inspired by poetry, incorporated calligraphy
of landscapes, nature, people
painted on pottery, paper, and silk
"Palace Lady"
Inquiry Questions:
Factual:
How has ancient art influenced art today?
Conceptual:
How did ancient art contribute to the society of its era?
Debatable:
Is it important to study ancient art?
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