Art 101.

lekhoa's version from 2015-08-07 02:05

Art 101, midterm 2

NameLocationPeriodHistorical/religious meaning(s)
Lady of AuxerreGreece650-625 BCE-Limestone statuette of a goddess or maiden-Typifies the Daedalic sculptural style of the seventh century BCE with its triangular face and hair and lingering Geometric fondness for abstract pattern.
Kroisos from Anavysos(Athens) Greece530 BCE-This later kouros stood over the grave of Kroisos, a young man who died in battle. The Statue displays more naturalistic proportions and more rounded modeling of face, torso, and limbs.
Peplos Kore(Athens) Greece530 BCE-Unlike men, women are always clothed in Archaic statuary. This kore is a votive stature of a goddess wearing four garments. She held her identifying attribute on her missing left hand.-Sculptor rendered the soft female form much more naturally.
Kritios Boy(Athens) Greece480 BCE-This is the first statue to show how a person naturally stands. The sculptor depicted the weight shift from one leg to the other. The head turns slightly, and the Archaic smile is gone
Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)(Athens) Greece450-440 BCE-Polykleitos sought to portray the perfect man and to impose order on human movement. He achieved his goals through harmonic proportions and a system of cross balance for all parts of the body.
ParthenonAthens Acropolis, Greece 447-438 BCE
Lapith vs. Centaur (metope)Parthenon, (Athens) Greece447-438 BCE-The Parthenon’s centauromachy metopes allude to the Greek defeat of the Persians. Here, the sculptor brilliantly distinguished the vibrant living centaur from the lifeless Greek corpse.
Horsemen and Seated Gods & Goddesses (frieze)Parthenon, (Athens) Greece447-438 BCE-The 1st time in Greek art human event was depicted on a temple. That’s an example of Athenians’ extraordinarily high sense of self-worth.-The cavalcade moves from the lower town to the Acropolis, accompanied by chariots, musicians, jar carriers, and animals destined for sacrifice.-Gods and goddesses are shown up as guests, they are also in role of spectators. Aphrodite extends her left arm to draw her son Ero’s attention to the Athenians. (Athenians were important, self-important).
Temple of Athena Nike(Athens) Greece427-424 BCE-Like Parthenon, this temple commemorated the victory over the Persians.
Nike Adjusting Her Sandal from Temple of Athena Nike(Athens) Greece410 BCE-Dozens of images of winged Victory adorned the parapet on the 3 sides of the Athena Nike temple. -The sculpture carved this Nike with garments that appear almost transparent.

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