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Author Smith, Tyler Jo
Title A Companion to Greek Art
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2011
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (891 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Ser. ; v.184
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World Ser
Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Color Plates -- List of Maps -- Notes on Contributors -- Preface -- Part I Introduction -- Chapter 1 The Greeks and their Art -- 1.1 Greek Art and Classical Archaeology -- 1.2 Greek Art after the Greeks -- 1.3 A Companion to Greek Art -- Part II Forms, Times, and Places -- Chapter 2 Chronology and Topography -- 2.1 Chronology -- 2.2 Topography -- 2.3 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Chapter 3 Greek Decorated Pottery I: Athenian Vase-painting -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Late Bronze Age and Sub-Mycenaean -- 3.3 Protogeometric -- 3.4 Geometric -- 3.5 Protoattic -- 3.6 Painters and Techniques -- 3.7 Black-figure -- 3.8 Red-figure -- 3.9 Trade and Distribution -- 3.10 Pictures -- 3.11 Shapes -- 3.12 Chronology -- Further Reading -- Chapter 4 Greek Decorated Pottery II: Regions and Workshops -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Corinthian -- 4.3 Boeotian -- 4.4 Euboean -- 4.5 Lakonian -- 4.6 Elean -- 4.7 Cycladic -- 4.8 Cretan -- 4.9 East Greek -- 4.10 Northern Greek -- 4.11 Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Further Reading -- Chapter 5 Free-standing and Relief Sculpture -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Geometric Period -- 5.3 The Archaic Period -- 5.4 The Classical Period -- 5.5 The Hellenistic Period -- Further Reading -- Chapter 6 Architecture in City and Sanctuary -- 6.1 Early Development in Greek Architecture -- 6.2 Forms and Conventions -- 6.3 The Temples -- 6.4 Other Buildings in Sanctuaries -- 6.5 City Planning -- 6.6 Public Structures in Greek Cities -- 6.7 Residential Structures -- 6.8 Tombs -- Further Reading -- Chapter 7 Architectural Sculpture -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Polychromy -- 7.3 Pediments -- 7.4 Friezes -- 7.5 Metopes -- 7.6 Acroteria -- 7.7 Sculptured Column Drums -- 7.8 Sculptured Ceiling Coffers -- 7.9 Caryatids and Telamons -- 7.10 Parapets
7.11 Medallion Busts -- 7.12 Testimonia -- Further Reading -- Chapter 8 Wall- and Panel-painting -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Techniques and Pigments -- 8.3 Tetrachromy, Polychromy, Skiagraphia -- 8.4 From Mimesis to Visual Trickery -- 8.5 The Evidence from Macedonian Tombs -- 8.6 Painting at the Time of Alexander and Later -- 8.7 Skenographia and the Invention of the Landscape -- 8.8 Art Criticism -- Further Reading -- Chapter 9 Mosaics -- 9.1 Pebble Mosaics: Origins, Function, and Design -- 9.2 Style and Chronology of Pebble Mosaics -- 9.3 Alternative Techniques, and the Development of Tessellated Mosaic -- 9.4 Tessellated Mosaics: Function and Meaning -- Further Reading -- Chapter 10 Luxury Arts -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Jewelry -- 10.3 Metal Vessels -- 10.4 Engraved Gems -- 10.5 Finger Rings -- Further Reading -- Chapter 11 Terracottas -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Technology -- 11.3 Types and Functions of Terracotta Figures -- 11.4 Terracottas, Bronzes, and Other Sculpture -- Further Reading -- Chapter 12 Coinages -- 12.1 Availability -- 12.2 Iconography -- 12.3 Opportunities -- 12.4 Weaknesses -- 12.5 The Die-engravers -- 12.6 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Chapter 13 Workshops and Technology -- 13.1 Craft Workshops and the Community in the Greek World -- 13.2 The Potter's Workshop -- 13.3 The Smith's Workshop -- 13.4 The Sculptor's Workshop -- 13.5 Workshops -- 13.6 Borrowings and Breakthroughs -- 13.7 Social Standing and Appreciation -- Further Reading -- Chapter 14 Ancient Writers on Art -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Inscriptions -- 14.3 Artists' Treatises -- 14.4 Pliny and Pausanias -- 14.5 Homer and the Poets -- 14.6 Orators, Rhetoricians, and Essayists -- 14.7 Philosophers -- 14.8 Historians and Others -- 14.9 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Part III Contacts and Colonies -- Chapter 15 Egypt and North Africa
15.1 Greeks in Egypt: Pre-Archaic Contacts (before 7th century BCE) -- 15.2 Greeks in Egypt: Archaic Contact -- 15.3 Naukratis -- 15.4 Other Sites -- 15.5 Decorated Pottery and Transport Amphorae -- 15.6 The Persian Conquest to the Ptolemies -- 15.7 Greek Colonies in North Africa -- 15.8 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Chapter 16 Cyprus and the Near East -- 16.1 Introduction -- 16.2 The Greeks in Cyprus -- 16.3 The Greeks in Syria and the Levant -- 16.4 The Greeks in Persia -- 16.5 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Chapter 17 Asia Minor -- 17.1 Introduction -- 17.2 Ionian Migration -- 17.3 Temples: An Exemplary Form of Greek Art and Architecture -- 17.4 Ionian, Phrygian, and Lydian Sculpture and Art -- 17.5 The Classical Period -- 17.6 The Hellenization of Dynastic Lycia -- 17.7 Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Kingdoms -- 17.8 Sagalassos: From Rural Settlement to Hellenized Greek City -- Further Reading -- Chapter 18 The Black Sea -- 18.1 Introduction -- 18.2 First Traces of Greek Contacts -- 18.3 Foundation of Colonies and Greek Pottery Finds -- 18.4 Constitutions, Public Life, and Coinage -- 18.5 Agriculture, Handicrafts, and Fishing -- 18.6 Art and Warfare -- 18.7 Religion -- 18.8 Architecture -- 18.9 Sculpture, Painting, and Minor Arts -- 18.10 Graves and Burials -- 18.11 Greeks and Scythians -- 18.12 Greeks and Thracians -- 18.13 Eastern and Southern Black Sea -- Further Reading -- Chapter 19 Sicily and South Italy -- 19.1 Introduction -- 19.2 Late Geometric and Orientalizing -- 19.3 Archaic -- 19.4 Early Classical -- 19.5 High Classical -- 19.6 Late Classical -- 19.7 Hellenistic -- 19.8 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Part IV Contacts and Colonies -- Chapter 20 Olympian Gods at Home and Abroad -- 20.1 Introduction -- 20.2 The Gods on the Parthenon Frieze -- 20.3 Gods on Earth: The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis
20.4 Warfare and the Gods -- 20.5 A Hero Among the Gods -- 20.6 Epilogue: Gods and Mortals on the Parthenon -- Further Reading -- Chapter 21 Politics and Society -- 21.1 Introduction -- 21.2 Burial and Cultic Evidence, Iconography, and Iron Age Society -- 21.3 Tyrants, Aristocrats, and their Impact on Art in the Archaic Period -- 21.4 Images and Dedications of Famous and Anonymous People -- 21.5 The Impact of the Persian Wars on Early Classical Art (c. 490-450 bc) -- 21.6 Interaction of Civic Life and Visual Arts during the Classical Period -- 21.7 Epilogue: Hellenistic Art, Rulers, and Society -- Further Reading -- Chapter 22 Personification: Not Just a Symbolic Mode -- 22.1 Introduction -- 22.2 Personification in Greek Art -- 22.3 Personification and Agency -- Further Reading -- Chapter 23 The Non-Greek in Greek Art -- 23.1 Introduction -- 23.2 Encountering the Uncivilized -- 23.3 Pre-Classical Amazons -- 23.4 Legendary Trojans -- 23.5 Encountering Non-Greeks -- 23.6 Greeks versus Persians: Non-Greek Others in Monumental Art of the Classical Period -- 23.7 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Chapter 24 Birth, Marriage, and Death -- 24.1 Introduction -- 24.2 Birth -- 24.3 Marriage -- 24.4 Death -- Further Reading -- Chapter 25 Age, Gender, and Social Identity -- 24.1 Introduction -- 24.2 Birth -- 24.3 Marriage -- 24.4 Death -- Further Reading -- Chapter 25 Age, Gender, and Social Identity -- 25.1 Introduction -- 25.2 Geometric to Archaic -- 25.3 Classical -- 25.4 Hellenistic -- Further Reading -- Chapter 26 Sex, Gender, and Sexuality -- 26.1 Introduction -- 26.2 The Seeming Transparency of Greek Art -- 26.3 Sex -- 26.4 Gender -- 26.5 Sexuality -- 26.6 Heterosexuality -- 26.7 Homosexuality -- 26.8 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Chapter 27 Drinking and Dining -- 27.1 Introduction
27.2 The Changing Role of Dining from the Bronze Age to the Classical Period -- 27.3 The Symposion: A Definition -- 27.4 The Development of the Symposion -- 27.5 Sympotic Equipment -- 27.6 Decoration on Sympotic Vases -- 27.7 The Export Market -- 27.8 Drinking, Dining, and Greek Culture -- Further Reading -- Chapter 28 Competition, Festival, and Performance -- 28.1 Introduction -- 28.2 Athlete, Sport, and Games -- 28.3 Dance, Drama, and Dithyramb -- 28.4 'Tenella Kallinike' ('Hurrah, Fair Victor!') -- Further Reading -- Chapter 29 Figuring Religious Ritual -- 29.1 Introduction -- 29.2 Sacrifice, Procession, Consumption -- 29.3 Space, Gestures, Time -- 29.4 Dionysian Imagery -- Further Reading -- Chapter 30 Agency in Greek Art -- 30.1 Introduction: Agency and Pausanias -- 30.2 Concepts of Agency -- 30.3 From the François Vase to the Euphronios Krater -- 30.4 Myron's Diskobolos -- 30.5 Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- Further Reading -- Part V Greek Art: Ancient to Antique -- Chapter 31 Greek Art through Roman Eyes -- 31.1 Introduction -- 31.2 Greek Art as Roman Art, and Vice Versa: The Tabula Iliaca Capitolina -- 31.3 Greek Art as Roman Cultural Capital: 'Cubiculum B' in the Villa Farnesina -- 31.4 Greek Art and Roman Decor: The Sperlonga Grotto -- 31.5 Conclusion: Greek Art through Roman Eyes -- Further Reading -- Chapter 32 Greek Art in Late Antiquity and Byzantium -- 32.1 Introduction -- 32.2 Athens -- 32.3 Constantinople -- Further Reading -- Chapter 33 The Antique Legacy from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment -- 33.1 Introduction -- 33.2 The Medieval Period -- 33.3 The Renaissance -- 33.4 The Age of Enlightenment -- 33.5 Conclusion -- Acknowledgement -- Further Reading -- Chapter 34 Greek Art and the Grand Tour -- 34.1 The Grand Tour in Outline -- 34.2 Greek Art in Italy -- 34.3 What They Saw on the Grand Tour
34.4 Emma Hamilton's Attitudes
A comprehensive, authoritative account of the development Greek Art through the 1st millennium BC. An invaluable resource for scholars dealing with the art, material culture and history of the post-classical world Includes voices from such diverse fields as art history, classical studies, and archaeology and offers a diversity of views to the topic Features an innovative group of chapters dealing with the reception of Greek art from the Middle Ages to the present Includes chapters on Chronology and Topography, as well as Workshops and Technology Includes four major sections: Forms, Times and Places; Contacts and Colonies; Images and Meanings; Greek Art: Ancient to Antique
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Smith, Tyler Jo A Companion to Greek Art Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9781118273289
Subject Art, Greek -- History
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