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Chapter Two- Part 2 Greece – Mycenaean, Archaic Period Prepared by Kelly Donahue-Wallace Randal Wallace University of North Texas Gardner's Art through.

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1 Chapter Two- Part 2 Greece – Mycenaean, Archaic Period Prepared by Kelly Donahue-Wallace Randal Wallace University of North Texas Gardner's Art through the Ages, Concise Edition by Fred Kleiner

2 Prehistoric Aegean: Mycenaean Dates and Places: BCE Peloponnesos (Mainland Greece) People: Kings and warriors Prosperous Ancestors of the Greeks Funerary mask, ca BCE. Fig

3 Prehistoric Aegean: Mycenaean Lion Gate, Mycenae, ca BCE. Fig

4 Prehistoric Aegean: Mycenaean Example: Citadel built of Cyclopean masonry Corbeled arch Relief sculpture on relieving triangle Inside: tholos with dome housing funerary goods Lion Gate, Mycenae, ca BCE. Fig

5 Greek Art Dates and Places: BCE Greek mainland and nearby outposts Inside: tholos with dome housing funerary goods People: Democratic city-states Human-centered Poetry, philosophy, Olympic games Worship of gods Kritios Boy, ca. 480BCE. Fig

6 Greek Art Themes: Humans Mythology Trojan War Forms: Conceptual→Optical Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders Mathematical proportion Restored façade of the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, ca BCE. Fig. 2-28

7 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Geometric krater, ca. 740BCE. Fig

8 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Example: Abstracted human figure Storytelling Registers of meander patterns Two-dimensional Grave marker Geometric krater, ca. 740BCE. Fig

9 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Kroisos, ca. 530BCE. Fig and Peplos Kore, 530BCE. Fig

10 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Example: Archaic kouros (female version is kore) Egyptian pose but with motion Nude hero Archaic smile and paint to look lifelike Kroisos, ca. 530BCE. Fig

11 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Temple of Hera, ca. 550BCE. Fig

12 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Example: Doric temple Mathematical order and proportion Peripteral colonnade, entablature, pediment Cult statue and pediment frieze reliefs Temple of Hera, ca. 550BCE. Fig

13 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Euthymides, Three Revelers, ca. 510BCE. Fig

14 Greek: Geometric and Archaic Example: Red-figure vase painting Signed by artist Narrative with varied poses Red-figure painting allows for more detail Foreshortening Euthymides, Three Revelers, ca. 510BCE. Fig


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