Teddy Winston's Gallery

The Cup-Bearer is an example of Bronze Age art. Simple action and lack of detail are common attributes of Bronze Age art. This marble figure serves as the starting point for ancient Greek sculpture, which would develop greatly over the course of Greek history.
This Cypriot clay rhyton displays the more common features of Minoan age sculpture. Rhytons, small devices used for pouring drinks, were frequently shaped like animals and showed up throughout Minoan civilization. Devices like this demonstrate a periodic shit toward artistic depiction of animals and increased utility of art.
This bronze Apollo figurine exemplifies art just prior to the Archaic Age of Greece. The figure is believed to have held a spear and clearly also wears a helmet. In contrast to previous Greek sculpture, Apollo introduces increased features in the face, sharper detail, and the addition of a focus on war in art.
The bronze Corinthian helmet displays some of the military advances of the Archaic age. The addition of cheek, nose, and neck protectors made the helmet fit a human face more snugly. Military advances such as the Corinthian helmet help pain a picture of Greece's increased strength in war. Helmets of a similar variety were utilized during the Persian wars.
This terracotta amphora shows the development of art on drinking vessels in the Arhcaic age. Unlike rhytons, this amphora has an image painted around the base. The continued accuracy of the depiction of the human body can be seen in the muscle tone and hair of the painted figures. The amphora also displays a running race, one of the first olympic events that begun in the Archaic Age.
This is one of the pieces of the west frieze of the Parthenon. The famed Parthenon, temple to Athena, was one of the most iconic architectural advancements of the Classical Period. More accurate depictions in the face can be seen on both riders, and extremely developed muscle ton appears in the horses legs.
A marble bust of Athenian politician/general Pericles. Pericles was a leader during the Athenian golden age, following the Persian wars and continuing into the first years of the Peloponnesian wars. Pericles had a major hand in the creation of many important Greek artworks, such as the Parthenon, while also helping to transform the Delian league into an Empire centered around Athens.
A bronze recreation of a late Classical statue of Hercules. As the Classical period came to an end and the Hellenistic period began, this statue represents the vast strides made in sculpting between the Bronze age and the start of the Hellenistic period. Incredible detail to muscle definition and features of the face along with the celebration of heros of old demonstrate both exquisite artistic advancements and the rich history of Greece.
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