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Art & Music Appreciation Greek and Roman Art

The art and ancient culture of Greece is termed


The essence of classical art is in its

balance of rational thought with the emotional nature of man

The shapes, proportions and styles they chose as ideal were generally based on the nature of man.

Greek Art


Greeks strived for "perfect"


types of Greek columns - 3 of them are doric, ionic, corinthian


half-columns attached to the wall


a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster - in Italy wall frescoes were preserved when they were covered with ash from erupted volcanoes


art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass

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