Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: March 24, 2003

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Worksheet #9
Chapter 5: Greek Art

In your own words, describe the red-figured and black-figured painting techniques. In other words, how were the images applied to the surfaces of these vases?
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How do the varying techniques affect the degree of detail and illusion that is achieved?
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Compare Psiax's Herakles Strangling the Nemean Lion with Euphronios' Herakles Wrestling Antaios.
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How does the shift from black-figure technique to red-figure technique reflect "a gradual change in attitude toward myth and legend" and a general change in the Greek worldview?
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