Classical Art and the Cultures of Greece and Rome

Classical Art and the Cultures of Greece and Rome

by John Onians
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300075332

ISBN-13: 9780300075335

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300075335
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix(2)
Preface xi
1 The Culture of the Greek Workshop
1(8)
Man as Raw Material
1(5)
The Body and Its Tools
6(2)
Military and Civil Crafts
8(1)
2 Greek Art and the Culture of Conflict
9(48)
The General as Craftsman and the Soldier as Artefact
9(5)
The Necessity of the Phalanx
14(4)
The Iliad: Women at Home, Men at War
18(3)
War and Art: The 'Military' Style of Pottery
21(5)
War and Art: Phalanx and Temple
26(4)
War and Philosophy: Kosmos and Harmonia
30(5)
War and Philosophy: The First 'Mathematicians'
35(1)
War, Mathematics and Art: The 'Square' Man
36(5)
Mathematical Art versus the Mathematical Army
41(6)
Plato and the Mathematical Guards
47(4)
The Power of Women and the Aesthetics of Peace
51(6)
3 Greek Art and the Culture of Competition
57(48)
Work and Competition
57(1)
Competition, Imitation and Improvement
58(2)
Competition: Its Organisation and Regulation
60(4)
Competition in Art
64(3)
Competition and the Rise of Classical Art
67(7)
Competition and Continuous Change
74(19)
The Intellectual Marketplace: Competitive Models
93(5)
The Intellectual Marketplace: Plato's Paradigm
98(2)
Isocrates and the Theory of Classical Culture
100(5)
4 Hellenistic Art and the Culture of Character
105(57)
Alexander: Paradigmatic Breaker of the Paradigm
105(5)
Alexander and Art
110(2)
Responses to the Paradigm
112(3)
The 'Modern' Artist
115(5)
'Modern' Art
120(6)
The Patron, the Artist, the Model and the Viewer
126(5)
From the Viewer as Hero to the Viewer as Victim
131(14)
Man Caught in His Own Net
145(9)
Paradigms Packaged: Education and the Copy
154(5)
Athens, the Capital of Packaging
159(3)
5 Roman Art and the Culture of Memory
162(55)
The Instruments of Success
162(11)
Augury and Mapping
173(4)
Art and Memory
177(4)
Money, Monuments and Signs
181(6)
Monuments and Memory
187(6)
Vespasian's Architectural Memory System
193(6)
Money and Monuments in the Later Empire
199(6)
Memorials of the Dead
205(5)
Christianity: A Contract for the After-life
210(3)
The Sign of the Cross
213(4)
6 Rome and the Culture of Imagination
217(62)
Beyond Reason
217(2)
Metamorphosis and the Magic of Augustus
219(8)
Metamorphosis of Nature
227(5)
Metamorphosis and the History of Art
232(2)
Metamorphosis of Culture
234(11)
Roman Style as the Style of Transformation
245(4)
The Empire of the Imagination
249(7)
Rhetoric and the Education of the Imagination
256(5)
The Educated Imagination and the Work of Art
261(6)
Imagination and the Psychology of Perception
267(1)
From Images in Clouds to Pictures in Marble
268(6)
The Rise of the Imagination and Material Decline
274(1)
Dreams and Visions; Conversion and Transubstantiation
275(4)
7 The Culture of the Christian Church
279(12)
Closing the Schools
279(1)
The Christian and the External World
280(2)
The Christian and the Internal World
282(4)
Christian Building Blocks
286(5)
Bibliographical Note 291(3)
List of Illustrations
294(6)
Index 300

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