Art in ancient Greece Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Ancient Greek Art.
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Ancient Greek Art

Summary: Provides an analysis of Hellenistic art in ancient Greece. Describes how the advancement in sculpture in the Hellenistic period is the shift from idealism to realism.
The Hellenistic period begins after the Classical period ends. Sculpture in the Hellenistic period takes a huge turn from the direction it was going before. The advancement in sculpture in the Hellenistic period is the shift from idealism to realism. Finally there is a total mastery of the human form. Sculpture in the Hellenistic period follows any of these four themes. The first is pain and suffering. An example of this theme is the Dying Gaul. The Dying Gaul has a very sincere reaction, it is very dramatic and we can see a complete understanding of the human form. The second theme is Beauty. Winged Victory is an excellent example of the Hellenistic's interpretation of beauty. The fabric on the sculpture appears to be blowing in the wind (creating a sheer effect) instead of being soaking wet. The wings are beating and the body looks at if it...

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