What are the principal characteristics of classical Greek Sculpture What are the principal…

What are the principal characteristics of classical Greek Sculpture

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For this discussion you will demonstrate your ability to recognize the principal characteristics of classical Greek Sculpture. Please include an example of a work of art (not mentioned in your textbook) created during the Renaissance and identify the characteristics used by the artist. Don’t forget to embed an image of the artwork along with your response. Use attachments and watch this video

For example the artwork shown below (not attached), The Diskobolos or Discus Thrower, from the 2nd Century CE is a Roman copy of a 450-440 BCE Greek bronze by Myron recovered from Emperor Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli, Italy. The statue shows an athletic man in ideal shape, at what can be described as “The Prime of Life”, which are characteristics of classical Greek sculpture. The figure is poised as if about to spring into action and release the discus suggesting movement thus giving the sculpture a life like quality.

2. For the Blog Post watch  and other supplemental videos on the lost Roman city of Pompeii. In this blog post you will write about what we can learn about the ancient city from what was uncovered after excavating the sites covered by the historic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Research and list at least 2 things learned about the ancient civilization not mentioned in the video.

 

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