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The Resource Archaic and classical Greek art, Robin Osborne

Archaic and classical Greek art, Robin Osborne

Label
Archaic and classical Greek art
Title
Archaic and classical Greek art
Statement of responsibility
Robin Osborne
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Archaic and Classical Greek Art is a revolutionary introduction to the images and sculptures of Ancient Greece from the Geometric period to the early Hellenistic. By carefully examining the context in which sculptures and paintings were produced, author Robin Osborne shows how artists responded to the chaLLenges they faced in the formidable and ambitious world of the Greek city-state, producing the rich diversity of forms apparent in Greek art. Artistic developments of the period combined the influences of the symbolism and imagery of eastern Mediterranean art with the explorations of humanity embodied in the narratives of Greek poetry, white drawings and sculptures referred so intimately to the human form as to lead both ancient and modern theorists to talk in terms of the 'mimetic' rote of art. Ranging widely over the fields of sculpture, vase painting, and the minor arts, and offering a wide selection of unusual images alongside the familiar masterpieces, this work discusses the changing forms of art, and how art was used to define man's relationships with other men, women, slaves, society, nature, and the gods
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Cataloging source
UOK
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford history of art
Label
Archaic and classical Greek art, Robin Osborne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40162410
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780192842022
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
Label
Archaic and classical Greek art, Robin Osborne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40162410
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780192842022
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps

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