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Statues/Sculptures

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Kouros
naked male sculpture- archaic period
Kore
clothed female sculpture- archaic period
S-curve
curve in waist of statue- symbol of classical period
Sculpture in relief
a sculpture partially embedded in the wall
Sculpture in the round
a sculpture showing 360 degree view
Contrapasto
a relaxed pose, bend in the knee, etc. classical and some Hellenistic
Chares of Lindus
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Scopas
One of the three main sculpture carvers of the Late Classical period whose works has an emotional quality to them. Releifs were his specialty
calamis
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Polymedes of Argos
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Pythagoras of Regium
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Critius and Nesiotes
sculpted the Critius boy and other famous sculptures
Myron
one of history's greatest sculptors who lived in the golden age. sculped the famous figure the Discus Thrower
Polycleitos
One of Phidias' rival who wrote the "canon" or formula for creating Greek sculpture. Though the text has been lost, his illustration, the Doryphorous or Spear Bearer, remains.