GREEK ART

Mia Hunt
Mind Map by Mia Hunt, updated more than 1 year ago
Mia Hunt
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Mind Map on GREEK ART, created by Mia Hunt on 04/27/2014.

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GREEK ART
1 KEY ART FORMS
1.1 PAINTING-SURVIVES on ancient vases
1.2 SCULPTURE-relief and in the round
1.3 ARCHITECTURE- Temples
2 ARCHITECTURE: 1.DORIC ORDER 2.IONIC ORDER both DORIC and IONIC ware favoured in the archaic and classical period 3. CORINTHIAN ORDER took precedence in the Hellenistic Period
2.1 DORIC ORDER: sturdy columns and the most plain of the columns, made up of drum like sections
2.2 IONIC ORDER: Capitals used scrolls, they columns became taller and thinner at the top
2.3 CORINTHIAN ORDER: features decorative leaves and scrolls, this style can be seen over many generations and can even be seen in building in melbourne
3 VOCAB
3.1 IDEALISM: Balance, perfect proportions, perfect in all aspects of life
3.2 HARMONY: Pleasing combination pf body parts
3.3 IDEALISED: Presented in a form with imperfections
4 PAINTING
4.1 EARTHENWARE: Pottery
4.2 BLACK FIGURE: Black figures on red background - represents greek mythology
4.3 RED FIGURE: Red figures painted on a black background
4.4 GREEK VASES
4.4.1 AMPHORA- two handled storage jar theta held oil, milk, wine or sometimes grave markers
4.4.2 LEKYTHOS- tall flask that held precious oils and often used in finery rituals
4.4.3 HYDRIA: carry water made of bronze three handles for lifting and pouring
5 INFLUENCES OF GREEK ART: influenced by the gods and depicted them in everyday live
6 SCULPTURE
6.1 RELIEF SCULPTURE: raised section, protrudes the background material
6.2 GREEK STYLE SCULPTURE -ARCHAIC C700-400BC, CLASSICAL C480-350BC, HELLENISTIC B350-1480
6.3 ART PERIODS
6.3.1 CLASSICAL
6.3.2 ARCHAIC
6.3.3 HELLENISTIC
6.4 IN THE ROUND: 3 dimensional and viewable from all angles and sides
6.5 CONTRAPOSTO: A postural Position where the shoulder and chest are slightly turned one way, the hips and legs another with the weight rested on one leg also known as the S- CURVE
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