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Ancient Greek Art So Far by Mind Map: Ancient Greek Art So Far
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Ancient Greek Art So Far



Red Figure, 530 BCE, Figures red on black background, Details created via painting, Easier to do curves, More realistic, Easy to show emotions, More detailed, Clothing, Lines can overlap, Control textures, Andokides, 530-520 BCE, Transitional piece, Bilingual vase, One side black figure, One side red figure

Black Figure, 500 BCE, Figures black on red background, Details created via scratching, Only very basic details, More detailed than Dark Ages Geometric, Not realistic, Difficult to show emotions, Show emotions through actions, No curves, Could chip clay, Exekias, 540-530 BCE, Changes from Protocorinthian, "Curtains", New node, Focus on people, Contrast, Eliminate horror vaccui, Just prior to the classical age of theatre, Acceptance of gods will, Archaic smile, Achilles & prophecy

800-480 BCE

Dark Ages

Types of Vases







Geometric Pottery

Early Geometric, 800 BCE, Geometric; unrealistic

Late Geometric, Dipylon Vase, 750 BCE, Athens, 5'1", New node, Trasitionary Piece, Features People, Dorians had peace, Grave marker for noble Athenian woman, Greater artistic content, Funeral procession

Six characteristics

horror vacui

rigid division into order

geometric shapes

3 horizontal lines as seperation

most important scene between handles

people still crude shapes


None - no time


Very basic small bronzes - Lapids


None - no desire


spread Greek culture throughout Mediterranean

other cultures adopt Greek customs, Gods, theatre, Myths