Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

Name _________________________
Date Due: March 24, 2003

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Worksheet #10
Chapter 5: Greek Art

Compare and contrast the Greek Standing Youth (Kouros) with the Egyptian Menkuare and His Wife, Queen Khamerernebty. What differences and similarities do you find?
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Explore the Getty's kouros site, http://www.getty.edu/artsednet/resources/Beauty/kouros.html.

Some experts consider the Getty Kouros to be a genuine Greek statue, others think it may be a modern forgery. Does it make any difference to you if this sculpture, or any other artwork, is genuine or a forgery? Why or why not?
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How do you suppose the Elgin Kore looked as a complete figure? Find other images of korai in reference books, on the Internet, etc. Note the stance of the body, the positions of the arms and legs, the facial expressions, and the hairstyles. On the back of this worksheet or on a separate sheet of paper, make a drawing of the Elgin Kore and add the missing parts based on your research.
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On the back of this worksheet or on a separate sheet of paper, design your own grave marker. What images or sculpture would you include? What materials would you use? What artistic influences would your design reflect?