Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials, and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods by Olga Palagia | 9780521738378 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials, and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods

Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials, and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods

5.0 1
by Olga Palagia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521738377

ISBN-13: 9780521738378

Pub. Date: 10/06/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

During the sixth and fifth centuries BC, Greek sculpture developed into a fine art. With the human figure as its main subject, artists worked to represent it in increasingly natural terms. This book explores the material aspects of Greek sculpture at a pivotal phase in its evolution. Considering typologies and function, an international team of experts traces the

Overview

During the sixth and fifth centuries BC, Greek sculpture developed into a fine art. With the human figure as its main subject, artists worked to represent it in increasingly natural terms. This book explores the material aspects of Greek sculpture at a pivotal phase in its evolution. Considering typologies and function, an international team of experts traces the development of technical characteristics of marble and bronze sculpture, the choice of particular marbles in different areas, and the types of monuments that were created on the Greek mainland, the islands and the west coast of Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521738378
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sources and models John Boardman; 2. Archaic Athens and the Cyclades Mary C. Sturgeon; 3. Archaic and Classical Magna Graecia Barbara Barletta; 4. Classical Athens Olga Palagia; 5. Late Classical Asia Minor: dynasts and their tombs Peter Higgs; 6. Archaic and Classical bronzes Carol Mattusch; 7. Marble carving techniques Olga Palagia; 8. Greek and Roman white marbles Norman Herz.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >