GREEK SCULPTURE (by Carolina Alcaide) (Were used to... (...to remember…
(by Carolina Alcaide)
Three phases of Greek sculpture
Most common subjects.
Their bodies were
Figures were usually
more personal pieces of work
The use of
when depicting movement and expression conveyed serenity.
The figures were not simply front-fancing: they were intented to be seen from
was of great importance.
Greek sculptures use marble and bronze as materials for her sculptures.
CANONS OF PROPORTIONS
A canon was a model of beuty which a sculpture was supposed to match.
Their subjects were always beautiful with perfect bodies,muscles and faces.
The most common subject was the human figure.
Were used to...
...to remember the dead.
Was one of the most important art forms in Ancient Greece.