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based off of ancient cultures, very straight, large eyes, animalistic, composite view


Idealized, smile, lacking details


Cantrapposto, more natural stance, s curve, no archaic smile

Late Classical




Calf Barer

Large eyes, oriental, realistic calf, idealized man, archaic smile, knotted hair

Kore from Acropolis

Hair is realistic, Archaic and Classical elements

Temple of Hera

Billowy columns so it appears bigger than it is, Doric

West Pediment of Temple of Artemis

High relief, figure coming out towards you, emerging from pediment

Siphnian Treasury

offering, continuous Frieze, has a caryatid


Column that is a female figure

Frieze of Siphnian Treasury

movement, contemporary military tactics and weapons

West Temple of Aphaia

High relief, attached to pediment

Kritios Boy

one of the first statues to have cantrapposto, realistic, elasticity in skin, body and head turned, transition between archaic and classical

Warrior from Sea off Riace

heroic, one of few original Greek statues, head very turned


Classical, severe style, cantrapposto, natural stance, strain in neck, active arms

Zeus (Or Poseidon)

Balanced, active arm opposite active leg, heroic proportions, shows power within gesture.

Discus Thrower

dramatic composition, strain, not free standing, in motion, roman copy, expressionless face, idealized heroic body

Kouros or Kore

Archaic sculpture, put on top of grave,

Pepolos Kore

Broken Hand used to carry offering to Athena, tightened waist, peoples is the garment she is wearing, rounded and naturalistic face.


Archaic, big difference in muscles in 75 years, more elasticity

Black Pots

Get the black by mixing black clay with water to make a black slip

Red Pots

Figures on the pot are black, when fired oxygen gets into the kiln it oxidizes the clay and makes it red.


classical style, natural look, relaxed side, one arm in use, opposites of movement for balance


introduced cannon of proportions 1 to 7


Part of Acropolis, outside is doric, columns and frieze are ionic, ground slopes down, space between columns is wider, 8x17 columns, normally 6x12


Has caryatids, built by Mnesicles, near Old Temple where Athena beat Poseidon,


built by Mnesicles, main entrance way to Acropolis

Temple of Athena Nike

first full ionic building, built by Kallikrates, first fully realized

3 Goddesses

Interconnected, clinging wet drapery reveals the bodies of the goddesses, sit naturally, poetic pose.

Nike adjusting shoe

cloth draped to reveal body, balanced, gracefully, high relief,

Grave Markers

figure coming out, forced perspective, levels of depth

Tomb of Diver

painting not on pottery, fresco, orientalizing,

Aphrodite of Knidos

by Praxiteles, nude, in motion, skin realistic, elasticity, going into bath

Hermes and Infant Dionysus

muscular, cantrapposto, intimate with baby shows with expression of face


changed cannon of proportions from 1 to 8

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