Greek Sculpture

Greek Sculpture

By: Mark D. Fullerton (author)Paperback

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Greek Sculpture presents a chronological overview of the plastic and glyptic art forms in the ancient Greek world from the emergence of life-sized marble statuary at the end of the seventh century BC to the appropriation of Greek sculptural traditions by Rome in the first two centuries AD. * Compares the evolution of Greek sculpture over the centuries to works of contemporaneous Mediterranean civilizations * Emphasizes looking closely at the stylistic features of Greek sculpture, illustrating these observations where possible with original works rather than copies * Places the remarkable progress of stylistic changes that took place in Greek sculpture within a broader social and historical context * Facilitates an understanding of why Greek monuments look the way they do and what ideas they were capable of expressing * Focuses on the most recent interpretations of Greek sculptural works while considering the fragile and fragmentary evidence uncovered

Contents

Preface CHAPTER 1 Beginnings and Before: Greek Sculpture in the Iron Age (ca.1000-600) BOX - Uses of Sculpture in Ancient Greece CHAPTER 2 - The Search for Order: Sculptural Schemata and Regional Styles (ca. 600-550) BOX - Marble, the Monumental, and Egypt: Materials and Processes CHAPTER 3. Free-Standing Sculpture in the Later Sixth Century: Style and Penhellenism (ca. 550-500): BOX - Chronology and Herodotus CHAPTER 4. Sixth Century Architectural Sculpture BOX - The Greek Architectural Orders and Vitruvius CHAPTER 5. The Change to Classical: Democratic Athens and the Persian Conflict (ca. 500-460) BOX - Bronze Casting Techniques Copies and Originals CHAPTER 6. The Temple of Zeus at Olympia: Panhellenism and the Early Classical (ca. 470-450) BOX - Literary Sources I Pausanias CHAPTER 7. Classical Moment I: The Parthenon, Pericles, and the Power of Persuasion (ca. 450-430) BOX - The Parthenon Marbles and the Acropolis Museum CHAPTER 8. Classical Moment II: Sculptors and Statuary in the Mid-Fifth Century BOX - Literary Sources II Ancient Art Histories CHAPTER 9. Unfinished Business: Pericles Programs and the Archidamian War (ca. 430-420) BOX - The Evidence of Inscriptions CHAPTER 10. An Attic Tragedy: The Fall of Athens and The Transition to Late Classical (ca. 420-390) BOX - Painting and Perceptualism CHAPTER 11. Idealism and Individuality I: Late Classical Architectural Sculpture (ca. 390-330) BOX - Itinerant Artists and Regional Schools CHAPTER 12. Idealism and Individuality II: Late Classical Statuary and Relief Sculpture (ca. 390-330) BOX - The Role of the Sculptor CHAPTER 13. Sculpture in Hellenistic Greece I: The Rise of Macedon and the Kingdoms of the Diadochs (ca. 330-200) BOX - The Nike of Samothrace and Hellenistic Chronology CHAPTER 14. Sculpture in Hellenistic Greece II: Greek Styles and Roman Taste (ca. 200-50) BOX - Ars revixit, Hellenistic Classicism, and Roman Patronage

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781444339796
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781444339796
  • weight: 878
  • ISBN10: 1444339796

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