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Greek Art

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Jacob Wentworth

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Greek Art
Greek Pottery
Amphora Vase
An Amphora vase, is a vase that has two handles and a long neck narrower than its body. This type of vase was used for storing and transporting wine and food. The vase name Amphora is Latin and derived from the Greek amphoreus.
Krater vase
The Krater vase was used for mixing wines.Krater can also be spelled crater. Krater vases were mostly made out of metal or pottery and they were sometimes painted or elaborately ornamented.
Kantharos vase
Kantharos vases are deep vessels with two distinctive high handles. The bottom of the vase is stem-like and is often tall. These vases were used for drinking or pouring wine or water.
Hydria Vase
The Hydria vase was a vase that was used as a water jug. This vase has three handles, two for carrying, and one for holding when pouring water. Hydria vases also could have held votes in ballots and ashes in cemeteries.
A Pyxis vase was a small round box shape that was used for trinkets, ointments, or cosmetics. There were paintings on the vases to make them more decorative.

Pyxis Vase
Aryballos Vase
The aryballos vase was small and rounded. Typicality this vase has a broad and flat lip prevents spillage. This type of vase was used for athletics.
Greek Paintings
Panel Paintings
Panel paintings, which were mainly made out of wood, could have been made with metal and other rigid materials. Panel paintings were popular, and the most movable paintings in Europe were created on panels. But after canvas paintings were created in the sixteenth century, panel paintings were not used as much anymore.
Architecture Paintings
Ancient Greek architects strove for the precision and excellence of workmanship that are the hallmarks of Greek art in general.The formulas they invented have influenced the architecture of the past two millennias.There are two types of Archaic and Classical Greek architecture; they are Doric and the Ionic.
Vase Paintings
Between the sixth and fourth centuries, black and red figure techniques were used in Athens to decorate fine pottery.Pottery was used to fulfill every day household purposes.
Greek Columns
Doric Columns
Doric Columns have a firm place in history because of their classical architecture. These types of columns were first made in Greece and Rome. They are one of the five orders.
Ionic Columns
Ionic columns are identified by the scroll-shaped ornaments at the capital, which resemble a ram’s horns. The Ionic order originated in the mid-6th century B.C. in Ionia. The southwestern coast land and islands of Asia Minor settled by Ionian Greeks, where an Ionian dialect was spoken.
Corinthian Columns
The name "Corinthian" is derived from the Greek city of Corinth, although the order first appeared used externally at Athens.
Greek Sculptures
Greek sculptures took inspiration from Egyptian and near eastern monumental art. Over centuries, these sculptures have evolved into a unique Greek vision of the art form.
Greek Metalwork
Greek's metalwork were made in great quantities and in diverse materials, including terracotta, glass, ivory, stone, wood, leather, bronze, silver, and gold.
Slide 2: The picture is three ancient Greek vases. Picture: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ancient_Greek_pottery_in_the_National_Archaeological_Museum_in_Athens_13.JPG (Date used; 10/28/13)
Slide 3: This picture is a picture of and ancient Greek amphora vase. Picture: http://www.arthistoryspot.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Amphora.jpg (Date used; 10/28/13)
Slide 4: This picture is a picture of a old ancient Greek krate vase. Picture: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_31.11.11.jpg (Date used: 10/28/13)
Slide 5: This is a picture of a ancient Greek kantharos vase. Picture: http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-71834276129357_2227_619656289.jpg (Date used 10/28/13)
Slide 6: This is a picture of a ancient Greek hydria vase. Picture: http://www.royalathena.com/media/Greek/Vases/SouthIt/CNV51rev.jpg (Date used 10/28/13)
Slide 7: This is a picture of a ancient Greek pyxis vase. Picture: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_07.286.36.jpg (Date used 10/28/13)
Slide 8: This is a picture of a ancient Greek aryballos vase. Picture: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_26.49.jpg (Date used 10/29/13)
Slide 9: This is a picture of Greek people painting pictures. Picture: http://karenswhimsy.com/public-domain-images/ancient-greek-art/images/ancient-greek-art-3.jpg (Date used 10/29/13)
Slide 10: This is a picture of a famous Greek panel painting. Picture: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--H-O2CT49_Y/TQPTP9RSEsI/AAAAAAAAAI8/lyYyOz4Jx00/s1600/arcoiris.jpg (Date used 10/29/13)
Slide 11: This is a picture of a famous Greek wall painting. Picture: http://www.christusrex.org/www1/stanzas/Aw-Athens.jpg (Date used 10/29/13)
Slide 12: This is a picture of a vase that has paintings on , and it is art. Picture: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_24.97.104.jpg (Date used 10/ 30/13)
Slide 13: This is a picture of a vase paintings. Picture: http://www.mystudios.com/art/ancient/greek/greek-sarpedon-vase.jpg (Date used 10/31/13)
Slide 14: This is a picture of some of Greece's columns. Picture http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/greek-columns-12194215.jpg (Date used 10/31/13)
Slide 15: This is a picture of two Doric columns. Picture: http://historylink101.com/n/greek_images/doric-column.jpg (Date used 10/31/13)
Slide 16: This is a picture of some ionic columns. Picture: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-cMAiWzAVKVw/TvuptIamW3I/AAAAAAAAAhs/VaEIs7VwQyY/s1600/temple-of-zeus-corinthian-columns.jpg (Date used 11/01/13)
Slide 17: This is a picture of a Corinthian column. Picture: http://stevetopper.com/oscommerce/images/Corinthian-Columns-at-Templ.jpg (Date used 11/01/13)
Slide 18: This is a picture of a famous greek statue. Picture: http://psuvanguard.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Greek011.jpg (Date used 11/01/13)
Slide 19: This is a picture of one of greeks famous sculpture. Picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/eb/Statue-Augustus.jpg (Date used 11/01/13)
Slide 20: This is a picture of some of greeks metalwork. Picture: http://humidfruit.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/dsc09410.jpg (Date used 11/01/13)
Slide 21: This is a picture of a metal vase. Picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3f/Crat%C3%A8re_de_Vix_0023.jpg (Date used 11/01/13)
Information Sources
Slide 3: http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Amphora.html
Slide 4: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/323306/krater
Slide 5: http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/tools/pottery/shapes/kantharos.htm
Slide 6: http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/tools/pottery/shapes/hydria.htm
Slide 7: http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/tools/pottery/shapes/pyxis.htm
Slide 8: http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/tools/pottery/shapes/aryballos.htm
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Slide 11: http://www.hellenic-art.com/statues/frescoes.htm
Slide 12: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/grarc/hd_grarc.htm
Slide 13: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/vase/hd_vase.htm
Slide 15: http://www.doric-column.com/
Slide 16: http://www.realtor.org/rmoprint.nsf/pages/arch35 & http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Ionic_order.html
Slide 17: http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Corinthian_order.html
Slide 19: http://www.ancient.eu.com/Greek_Sculpture/
Slide 21: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/agbv/hd_agbv.htm
Wall Paintings
Wall paintings were painted on plastered walls; this was called fresco. The people that painted fresco paintings were widely patronized by royalty and the wealthier members of society.
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