GREEK SCULPTURES

Greek Art jump started art into a whole new era of story telling and emotional conveyance. One of the biggest ways we see this is in their sculptural pieces using contraposto, and dynamic movement to convey immense amounts of emotion in their piece.

Detail of the east frieze (Block VI)., Pheidias Workshop, 442-438 BC, From the collection of: Acropolis Museum
Block VIII of the west frieze., Pheidias Workshop, 442–438 BC, From the collection of: Acropolis Museum
The Kritios boy., Kritios sculptor, Post 480 BC, From the collection of: Acropolis Museum
The winged Goddess Nike adjusting her sandal., Unknown, Around 410 BC, From the collection of: Acropolis Museum
Female dancer., Unknown, 1st cent. BC, From the collection of: Acropolis Museum
Dedication to Asclepios., Unknown, Mid 4th cent. BC, From the collection of: Acropolis Museum
Statue of a Greek God or Hero, Unknown, Roman, mid-1st century AD, From the collection of: Cincinnati Art Museum
Hercules the Archer, Émile-Antoine Bourdelle, 1909, From the collection of: MuMa - Musée d'art moderne André Malraux
Spinario, Unknown, -225/-200, From the collection of: Altes Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Laocoön, Giovanni Battista Foggini (Italian, 1652 - 1725), about 1720, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
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