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    Classical period of Art and Architecture. Argos is the birthplace of Perseus a city later destroyed by the Kraken, the last of the known Titans. It is here our new work is visualized and represented, the scene of tsunamis crashing upon the temples of Doric order and a statue based upon High Classical period of Greek Art and Arch... ... middle of paper ... ...g new ideas, representations, and methods. As time progresses the element of creativity evolves but never separates itself from the history it

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    Classical Ideal Essay

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    inherent abilities to created the beautiful mind, beautiful body. Firstly, the classical ideas of Greek architectures included Doric order, Ionic order and Corinthian order. The structures based on 3 main divisions that are the Stepped platform, the Column, and the Entablature. The Stepped platform can be the stereobate and stylobate, the column contained the doric, shaft, flutes, capital, echinus, and abacus, the entablature includes all the horizontal elements that rest on the columns. Another

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    Techniques Used by Ancient Greek Architects

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    Greece is a small country on the southern end of Europe’s Balkan Peninsula. While a relatively small area of geography, the country was a focal point of power and influence in the ancient world as well as today. Greek architects were relentless in their quest for perfection, used meticulous attention to detail and created many innovations. The methods used were tremendously sophisticated and complex even in comparison to modern times. Techniques used by ancient Greek architects are still used today

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    The Life and Works of Leon Battista Alberti

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    building designs. In this study of Alberti's architectural theory we will focus primarily on his thoughts about the purpose of private structures and his ideas about the importance of the centralized cortile. In 1431 Alberti moved to Rome and took holy orders to join the papal court. Because of the great influence the papal court had on building projects around Italy, Alberti took the opportunity to travel and study alongside the most respected designers and thinkers of the Renaissance period. While in

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    Greek Architecture

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    (62). As Lawrence explains, the architectural form of this building is closely associated with buildings in later Greek times, due to the similarity of later temples based on its shape and features (62). Alongside the introduction of temples, the Orders were ... ... middle of paper ... ...sed by the Egyptians, including pulleys and winches (48). Coulton believes that one of the most important similarities between Greek and Egyptian techniques of style surrounding “the finishing process” for the

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    300: Rise of an Empire

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    Popular culture always has been transporting people back in time, replicating the history. It is necessary to examine a movie in depth to make a connection between history and fictional storyline in films. The most recent example of this is the movie 300: Rise of an Empire. I attended the movie theater recently to see how historically accurate or inaccurate the movie was compared to original historical events. The movie's storyline takes places in the ancient city-state of Athens and the Persian

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    Parthenon Reflection

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    making it an expensive seafood restaurant called Poseidon’s Restaurant. Our design finalized, we started building with plasterboard and wooden rods serving as the walls and steeple roof and the columns respectively, caps painted white that served as Doric capitals, and thin wooden sticks that served as the flat roof. Finally, the piece was wrapped in textured contact paper to invoke the image of it being made of marble. The decorations such as the trident placed on the patio. The building step took

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    Ancient Greek Classicism

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    Like the Egyptians, artwork and architecture of the Greek Classical Age followed a canon of more freely accepted idealistic forms. While “proportion and order are guiding principles of the classical style” (Fiero 116), other features also played a significant role. These three major ideas, used in combination, are the Humanistic approach, the Realistic approach, and the Idealistic approach. The “Relief with a Dancing Maenad”, is a classical style of art that represents a time when “dance was prized

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    Dramatically influenced by the architectural guidelines of Classical Greece, the Romans continued to follow the main Greek orders in building their most notable buildings that became the landmarks of architecture throughout history. Vitruvius, the prominent Roman Architect, founded his masterpiece De Architectura based primarily on Greek models and influenced by Greek architects that emphasized the use of geometrical figures and theories (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 1998). Vitruvius'

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    the South Metope 27. This piece was created between the years of 447 and 432 BCE. It is about forty-seven inches high and forty-nine inches wide and about six inches thick. The material used to create it is marble stone. It is apart of the Exterior Doric frieze of the Parthenon. This pieces was from the high classical period. It was originally on the Parthenon in Athens on the Acropolis but now resides in the British Museum. The influences of the Panel with... ... middle of paper ... ...tion because

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