Presentation on theme: "Greek and Roman Art The ancient Greeks created sculptural works with a beauty that has never been surpassed. The Romans, who came to dominate the Greeks,"— Presentation transcript:
Greek and Roman Art The ancient Greeks created sculptural works with a beauty that has never been surpassed. The Romans, who came to dominate the Greeks, had great admiration for Greek sculptures. The Romans transported thousands of their sculptures to Rome to decorate their villas and public places. The Romans copied those Greek sculpture masterpieces and in a similar style the Romans also created great sculptures of their own.
Middle Ages Loss of the arts.
Christ in Majesty with Apostles St. Genis
Renaissance “Rebirth” The renewal of the Greek and Roman Traditions
The “Turtles” Donatello DaVinci Michelangelo Raphael
Donatello Early Renaissance David Saint George 1417
Leonardo DaVinci (1452 – 1519) DaVinci, Drawing of a Woman’s Torso The MICROCOSM Like the pentagram, the human body consists of a central torso with five appendages. Leonardo da Vinci demonstrated this very well in his drawing of a human form inside a circle, thus demonstrating the beautiful symmetry of the body.Leonardo da Vinci
Mona Lisa Oil on Canvas, Louvre Virgin of the Rocks Oil on Canvas, Louvre