Free Black-figure pottery Essays and Papers

Sort By:
Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays

Free Black-figure pottery Essays and Papers

Page 1 of 10 - About 95 essays
  • Good Essays

    The Attic Black-Figure Ovoid Neck-Amphora is a pottery piece that one does not know a lot about. It was produced sometime between 600 to 400 B.C., and is now housed at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. It was used to hold liquids and was often a source of trade for the Greek potters. In this paper, one will learn how the pottery was made, what the designs on the vase mean, history, and about the culture of the Greeks. The first step in understanding the Attic Black-Figure Ovoid Neck-Amphora

    • 1718 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Greek Pottery

    • 770 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Did you know that the Ancient Greeks made pottery over 3,000 years ago (1,000 BCE) in Ancient Greece? The Greeks stopped doing pottery around 350 BCE when wall-painting became popular, but before wall-painting pottery was a good way for us to discover things about Ancient Greece. Pottery allowed us to be able to learn about the Ancients Greeks’ cultural beliefs. While pottery from Ancient Greece shows cultural beliefs and practice of religion in Ancient Greece it also shows ways for archaeologists

    • 770 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Achilles and Ajax Playing Dice by Exekias

    • 996 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited

    point for the development of all aspects of cultural art history, such as architecture, sculpture, pottery and painting. The ancient Greek civilization was famous for its mythical and aesthetic principle in the art culture. Renowned for the pottery, Greek had developed its unique painting technique called the black-figured. “Achilles and Ajax playing Dice” by Exekias is the most significant black-figure amphora for its iconography and that represents the ideal art principle and history of the ancient

    • 996 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 6 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    in time. For example, in black-figure, scenes of mourning and the fetching of water are common, as opposed to red-figure where slaves and domestic work are were more popular. From this information, we can then examine how the image of the Athenian woman has changed and possibly determine why. We can examine pottery and artwork from different periods in Athens. Regarding Greek pottery, there seems to be two distinct eras, black-figure and red-figure. Black figure pottery was popular from the 7th

    • 670 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Best Essays

    Sexual Fluidity in Ancient Greece

    • 1816 Words
    • 8 Pages
    • 9 Works Cited

    Introduction The Red Figure and Black Figure pottery styles were prevalent in Ancient Greece staring around 600 BC. Black figure was a style that preceded red-figure pottery in which the artist left the background of the pot the color of the clay and the figures were painted with slip as well as incised into the pot so that after a 3 part firing process the figures would come out black and the pot as red. Red figure pottery followed this style in which the artist painted the background of the pot

    • 1816 Words
    • 8 Pages
    • 9 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Best Essays

    Sexual Fluidity in Ancient Greece

    • 1917 Words
    • 8 Pages
    • 11 Works Cited

    which strives to understand the female position and power in society, in conjunction with archaeology and the synchronistic approach to truly understand the full dynamic of homosexuality in Greece (Walter, “Feminist Anthropology?”). In Greek myth and pottery there are plenty of stories of the promiscuous or abducted woman who is pursued by a man such as with the story of Hades and Persephone, but not so often are women shown or talked about as having sexual lives of their own with people of the same-sex

    • 1917 Words
    • 8 Pages
    • 11 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Weapons & Tools Depcited in Art

    • 1112 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited

    the chariot. Again, in chapter two, we find another piece where the weapon ends up being the center of focus. It is difficult to tell if any one work of art intended for the weapons to figure so prominently, but collectively there is certainly a subconscious emphasis on them. In “The Pan Painter, Attic Red Figure Krater” Fig. 2.7 (Sporre 58) the weapon is clearly the focal point. The vast negative space contrasting with the thin, but balanced bow and arrow draw ones eye right to the area. Furthermore

    • 1112 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    The durability of clay has brought forth an immense abundance of Greek pottery, a craft mastered by Athenian artists. Archeologists have found hundreds of varieties in creation, shape, function, style, and artwork in Archaic vases. The museum has been blessed with one of these priceless artifacts; it is the duty of this establishment to accumulate as much data as possible surrounding the vase. In first identifying technique, dimensions, and condition, as well as describing shape, ornament, and figural

    • 2421 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Better Essays

    greek vase painting

    • 1037 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited

    Greek Vase Painting In modern society, Greek pottery is considered an art which is regarded as much for its aesthetic splendor as its historical significance. However, the role of pottery in ancient Greek culture was far more functional as its primary use was for the transportation and storage of such liquids as water and wine (Encyclopedia Britannica). Due to the durability of the fired clay material, Greek pottery is the only remaining art form that allows us to explore the evolution of this ancient

    • 1037 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    The art piece I chose was a pottery that I found very interesting, not only the art itself but the story behind it. This was a red-figure archaic type of pottery; the name of the pottery is called a Terracotta hydria, which is also known as a water jar. This specific pot was made in Greece and South Italy, around 340-330BC. It was also found at Canosa before the year 1878. According to the MET museum “This pot was created by a group of BM F 308, the specific artist is unknown. However, the potter

    • 1285 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
Previous
Page12345678910