Ancient Greek Art | ... How did the ancient Greeks express ideas through art and architecture

Greek and Olympian God Apollo was also well known to see the future, the divine gift of prophecy. When you wanted to know something about your future, you would summon Apollo. As the divine God of Light itself, He is capable of seeing into all.

Greek warrior

Regilla ⚜ Ancient Greek Warrior - men are made to be warriors. Men are made to be men, and being a man is good. ITS GREAT BEING GREEK

Love the detail around the eye and the frown lines.  A good example of the advanced skill of ancient Greek sculptures

ghostlywatcher: “ Details of Michelangelo’s masterpiece “David” ”

Is Alexander the Great Greek?

Is Alexander the Great Greek?

"I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well" - Alexander the Great, pupil of Aristotle

Ancient Roman Art | Midterm Question: Early Philosophy | greekandroman27

Midterm Question: Early Philosophy

In Greek mythology, Medusa ("Queen"), one of three Gorgon sisters; originally was a beautiful human, raped by Poseidon in Athena's temple

S6.1 ARTEMIS "DIANA OF VERSAILLES"  Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France   Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue attributed to Leochares ca 325 BC. Restorations by Barthélemy Prieur (1602) and Lange (1808).  Style: Late Classical  Date: C1st - 2nd AD   Period: Imperial Roman

Artemis- Goddess of the moon, hunt, and wild animals, especially the fawn and deer. Twin sister of the God Apollo.

Kore from the Acropolis Archaic period (600 – 480 BCE)    The Kouros and Kore statues were usually lifesize or larger, and made of marble. The kouros (male statue) was always nude and the koure (female statue) was always clothed. The left leg is always forward, the arms are close to the body, touching the side of their thighs. Strict symmetry, simple geometric forms, no individualization.

Kore from the Acropolis Archaic period – 480 BCE) The Kouros and Kore statues were usually lifesize or larger, and made of marble. The kouros (male statue) was always nude and the koure (female statue) was always clothed.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike by Mahealani Palepale. Wing Victory of Samothrace, also identified as the Goddess of Victory, Nike, was discovered by Charles Champoiseau in 1863 on a small island of Samothrace. This immaculate sculpture stands at 3.28m (11 feet) and is erected of Parian marble for the figurine and Gray Lartos marble for the base in which she stands on the bow of a vessel.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

Greek art and sculpture has had a profound effect for art throughout the ages. Here are six ancient greek sculptures everyone should know.

Agesander, Athenodoros and Polydorus (Rhodes, Hellenistic period) Laocoon and His Sons 25 B.

Anonymous, "Urania, Muse of  Astronomy"  Unknown Plaster Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican

Anonymous, "Urania, Muse of Astronomy" Unknown Plaster Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican

The Art Curator for Kids - Classical Sculpture Analysis Art History Lesson, Ancient Greek Sculpture Lesson, Ancient Roman Sculpture Lesson

Teaching Art History Without Lecture: Classical Sculpture Analysis Lesson

The Art Curator for Kids - Classical Sculpture Analysis Art History Lesson, Ancient Greek Sculpture Lesson, Ancient Roman Sculpture Lesson

Ancient Greek sculptures dressed up in hipster clothing.  Not only is this funny, but I'm actually looking at some of what they are wearing as costume ideas!

Ancient Greek sculptures dressed up in hipster clothing.

Ancient Greek sculptures dressed up in hipster clothing. Not only is this funny, but I'm actually looking at some of what they are wearing as costume ideas!

Aristaeus, god of gardens‪François-Joseph Bosio‬Musée du Louvre, ParisMarble, 1817

Aristaeus ~ God of gardens François Joseph Bosio ~ Musée du Louvre ~ Paris 1817

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