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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 23 ART THROUGH THE AGES

Classical Greek & Roman Art

A CELEBRATION OF FORM

 

Understanding naturalistic form through direct observation of the human body and the natural world was an exercise in rational thought and a celebration of beauty for the Greeks and Romans of the Classical period.

WHEN & WHERE

c. 450 BCE–476 CEGreece and Ancient Rome

Standing on the shoulders of hundreds of years of art and architecture, the Classical period was one of the most fruitful and influential eras in all of art history. Greek temples, painted amphorae, bass reliefs, and marble and bronze statues reflect a culture that prized balance, harmony, ...

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