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Department
Art History
Course
ARTH 1100
Professor
Cristina S Martinez
Semester
Fall

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CHAPTER FIVE: ANCIENT GREECE 1. ANCIENT GREECE  900­30 BCE a. Geometric and Orientalizing i. Revival of figure paintings  b. Archaic i. Construction of the oldest peripteral Doric and Ionic temples ii. Black and red figure vase paintings iii. EXAMPLES 1. Exekias a. Achilles and Ajax playing dice game b. Ready for battle; armed; stance ready to get up/at  edge of seat c. “calm before the storm” 2. Kouros/Anavysos a. Earliest life­size statuary b. Kouros=youth c. Body ready in position, sense of movement d. Pride/self­confidence e. Completely naked 3. Peplos Kore a. Woman are always clothed; wearing peplos=long  garment b. Less detail  4. Herkles wrestling Antaios a. Profile view b. Movement; action c. Emphasis on power/muscle d. Closer to earth=more power  c. Early and High Classical i. Contrapposto introduced in Greek statuary ii. Sense=balance iii. System of proportion=mathematical
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