Classical Greek

Meka George
Mind Map by Meka George, updated more than 1 year ago
Meka George
Created by Meka George almost 5 years ago
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College Art 3000 - 27 BCE Mind Map on Classical Greek, created by Meka George on 03/04/2015.
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Classical Greek
1 Geometric
1.1 Dipylon Krater

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  • Pilons - large trapezoidic blocks 5 ft. in height Used as grave stone Drain on bottom Registers- horizontal bands Horror vacui High handles for men, low for women Meander- backwards S shape
1.1.1 700s
2 Orientalizing
2.1 Corinthian Black Figure Amphor with Animal Frieze

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  • Wine Storage Amphora Over-painting- not glazed (not bonded with surface of jar) Animals have naturalistic poses
2.1.1 600s
3 Archaic
3.1 Ajax and Achilles Playing at Dice

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  • Contains inscriptions that identify figures First story-telling vase Name featured on art (Exekias) Black slip on red clay No- Horror vacui
3.1.1 500s
3.2 Three Revelers

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  • Red figure vase  Three drunk men walking First seen example of foreshortening Unusual views (3/4 and rear view)
3.2.1 500s
3.3 Kouros

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  • Contrapasto pose to show walking Quadrifacial- has four sides Polychromy
3.3.1 600s
3.4 Peplos Kore

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  • Hair, eyes, lips and clothes are tinted pink (Polychromy)   Encaustic painting Female
3.4.1 500s
3.5 Kroisos

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  • Buffer Kouros  Muscles are fuller from the back Legs display bent motion Archaic smile  Polychromy seen in hair
3.5.1 500s
3.6 Temple of Hera I

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  • "The Basillica" Doric Style 9x16 columns Echinus discs look flattened by weight No logical place for cult image
3.6.1 500s
3.7 West Pediment Sculpture (Aphaia Temple)

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  • Dying warrior trying to pull arrow from chest Archaic smile Adjustment of poses
3.7.1 400s
4 Transitional
4.1 Kritios Boy

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  • Weight shift- contrapposto  Idealism Better depiction of walking No smile because he already seems lifelike
4.1.1 400s
4.2 Temple of Aphaia

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  • Doric Temple 6x12 for columns Taller than Hera I columns Entasis- columns bulge in middle Colloidal Echinus discs Columns superimposed    - illusionary
4.2.1 500-400
4.3 East Pediment Sculpture

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  • Development of weight shift Figure clasping shield No smile
4.3.1 500s
4.4 Zeus/ Poseidon

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  • Meant to either hold a trident or thunderbolt Bronze casting  Free standing 
4.4.1 400s
4.5 Doryphorous

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  • Polykleitos Soear is missing Made using ratios for easy repetition of ideal proportions Originally cast in Bronze Contrappasto 
4.5.1 400s
4.6 The Parthenon Sculpture

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  • Frieze- continuously wrapped sculpture Engaged columns Gods shown reclining Gods look like big Athenians
  • Women shown frontally  1. Love of goddesses 2. Ideal female figure 3. Marketing
4.6.1 400s
5 5th Century Athens
5.1 Temple of Athena Nike

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  • Kallikrates Small votive to Athena Originally had a railing Doesn't have porch on all sides Amphiprotic style Ionic
5.1.1 400s
5.2 Grave Stele of Hegeso

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  • Hegeso- daughter of Proxinos Under 16 when she died Holding a box, examining her dowry
5.2.1 400s
6 Late Classical
6.1 Choragic Monument of Lysikrates

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  • Over-pompous trophy showing Corintian style 
6.1.1 300s
6.2 Hermes w/ Infant Dionysus

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  • Praxiteles Originally dangling grapes in front of him Shows shift from rigid to softness Worked in marble
6.2.1 300s
6.3 Aphrodite of Knidos

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  • Praxiteles Preparing to bathe One of the first full female nude sculptures
6.3.1 300s
6.4 Head of a Woman from Chios

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  • Thought to be Praxiteles original Sense that the figure is looking through a veil Lips are slightly parted
6.4.1 300s
6.5 Apoxymenos (Scraper)

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  • Lysippos May have been a public sign Fig leaf over privates Move towards lither figures Illusions of movement
6.5.1 300s
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