An Introduction to Greek Art

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Cornell University Press, Jan 1, 1988 - Art - 186 pages
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Shows and discusses Greek sculpture produced between the eighth and fourth centuries B.C., looks at the development of Greek art, and describes various types of vases and their decoration
  

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This is a terrific book, written in a lively and enguaging style with half a ton of information which not only prvides specifics but also gives a general overview of the three main greek art forms ... Read full review

Contents

Beginnings
1
Attic BlackFigure Vase Painting
12
Archaic Architectural Sculpture
27
Archaic FreeStanding Statues and Grave Stelai
38
Early RedFigure Vase Painting
57
Early Classical Sculpture
75
The Temple of Zeus at Olympia
91
Early Classical Painting and Vase Painting
104
the Parthenon
110
High Classical Sculpture and Vase Painting
128
Art in the Last Quarter of the 5th Century
138
The Opening of New Horizons
150
Conclusion
168
Glossary
177
Index
183
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About the author (1988)

Dr Susan Woodford teaches Greek and Roman art for the University of London and is engaged in research in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum. A former Fulbright scholar and Woodrow Wilson Fellow, she has written extensively on classical art for learned journals and is the author of several books including The Parthenon, Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity and a book dealing with later aspects of art history, Looking at Pictures.

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