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Art & Music App Greek & Roman art

Art & Music Appreciation Greek and Roman Art
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The art and ancient culture of Greece is termed
Classical
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
ideal
Greeks strived for "perfect"
column
capital
types of Greek columns - 3 of them are doric, ionic, corinthian
pilaster
half-columns attached to the wall
fresco
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
mosaic
art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass

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