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2011-10-13 01:25:31
art history

Midterm 1
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    • Hermes and the infant Dionysos
    • 340 BCE
    • Classical

    Shallow S shape curve, soft shadows play on body surface
    • Scraper
    • 330 BCE
    • Classical

    Dominance of frontal view, thin forms, smaller heads, elongated bodies, sleek lanky look, body leans
    • Dying Gaul
    • 230 BCE
    • Hellenistic

    MEant to be seen in the round, negative space and great emotion in the face
    • Athena Battling Alkyoneos from the pergamon altar
    • 175 BCE
    • hellenistic

    deeply carved figures overlapping one another, dramatic intensity of figures, movement; heroic musculature
    • Nike of Samothrace
    • 190 BCe
    • Hellenistic

    Dramatic twist and contrapposto of the torso, monumentality of the figure
    • Venus de Milo
    • 150 BCE
    • Hellenistic

    Elegance of pose, long S shaped curve, sensous and erotic, softly modeled forms, light and shadow softly play on surface
    • Laocoon
    • 1st century
    • Hellenistic

    High drama; emotional. twisting and curving forms, negative space and heightened musculature accentuates pathos
    • The Erechtheion
    • 420 BCE
    • Hellenistic
    • Athens, Greece

    Building has an irregular asymmetrical plan that is unusual in greek Arch. Caryatids walk toward the parthenon in a procession. ionic temple
    • Polykleitos Theatre
    • 350 BCE
    • Epidauros, Greece
    • Hellenistic

    Great acoustics, stage had removable and modest sets
    • Pergamon Altar
    • Hellenistic
    • 175 BCE

    Placed on an elevated platform up a dramatic flight of stairs, ionic columns,
    • Francois Vase
    • 570 BCE
    • Archaic
    • Dipylon Krater
    • 740 BCE
    • Geometric
    • Exekias, Ajax and Achilles playing Dice
    • Archaic
    • 540 BCE

    Black figure style with band of geometric design
    • Battle of Issus
    • Classical
    • 100 BCE

    Roman floor mosaic based on an original greek mural painting
    • Etruscan temple model
    • temple is made of mud brick and wood
    • steps in front with porch
    • raised on a podium
    • Tomb of the leapords
    • 480-470 BCE
    • tarquinia, Italy
    • etruscan
    • sarcophagus from Cerveteri
    • 520 BCE
    • etruscan

    • ancient tradition of reclining while eating
    • symbiotic relationship
    • Apollo from Veii
    • Etruscan
    • 510 BCE

    archaic smile but unlike greek who was stoic and proud, the etruscans would never go nude and the art piece engages in the space around it. ysed terra cotta. bith had broad shoulders of men and a stylization of the hair
    • capitoline wolf
    • 500 BCE
    • etruscan
    • House of the vettii
    • roman empire
    • 1st century CE
    • Pompeii, Italy

    • exterior of house lacks windows, interior lighting comes from the atrium and the peristyle.
    • Axial symettry so entering the house you can see all the way through to the rear.
    • Maison Caree
    • 1st Century CE
    • Nimes, France
    • Roman Empire

    corinthian capitals, set on a high podium,front entrance with stairs
    • Pont du gard
    • Nimes, France
    • 16 BCE
    • roman empire
    • Collosseum
    • 80 CE
    • Roman Empire
    • Rome

    concrete, different engaged columns like tuscan,
    • Market of Trajan
    • 100 CE
    • Rome
    • Roman Empire
    • Pantheon
    • 120 CE
    • Rome
    • Roman Empire

    Features: corinthian capital porch in front of building, two pediments, square coffers, oculus, walls have niches for gods, concrete, originally built on a high podium
    • Fortuna virilis
    • Rome, Italy
    • 75 BCE
    • Roman Republic

    like the etruscan temple in that its frontally oriented, on a pediment and has ionic capitals columns and friezes. greek in that it has engaged ionic half columns to the sides and back
    • arch of trajan
    • benevento, italy
    • 115 CE
    • roman empire

    almost identical to arch of titus except Reied panels cover both faces of the arch, giving it a billboard quality
    • arch of titus
    • rome,italy
    • after 81 CE
    • Roman empire

    recorded accomplisments. composite capitals consisted of ionic volutes and corinthian acanthus
    • column of trajan
    • dedicated 112 CE
    • rome,italy
    • roman empire

    reliefs depict trajans two successful campaigns against the dacians