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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Famous Artists of Art History Floral Design Miss. Perry </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Who are these people? What? Researching and recognizing famous artists from each art history time period Who? The most common artists from each time periods These are general artists, not just floral designers Why? They have been influential on the art industry They are recognized by art historians for their accomplishments, and sometimes their success </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Time Periods Egyptian Greek Roman Byzantine Renaissance Baroque - Flemish Impressionism Art Nouveau Art Deco Abstract - Modern </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Egyptian Period Although no known artists are credited, it is apparent that Egyptian art has had an influence on artists over time Instead of artists names, pieces of artwork are identified by the ruler (or pharaoh) of the time it was created </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Head of Tutankhamen 1300s B.C. During reign of King Tut </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Greek Art Known as classical art Greeks are known for three main items: sculptures, temples, and vase paintings In Greeks city-states courage, valor, and independence where strongly held values as seen in their artwork The Greeks idealized humans, showing the strong and youthful depiction of men and women Their temples reflected their religious beliefs in the gods </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Parthenon, 500 BC Regarded as one of the world's greatest cultural monuments Built for the Greek goddess Athena, for saving Athens and Greece in the Persian Wars The temple is also known as a political statement showing the richness and power of the city </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Vases &amp; Pottery, 500 BC Red-figure pottery is a where the design details and the background are painted black, while the figure itself is not painted This way, the figures take on the reddish tone of Athenian clay after it is burned (rusting the iron in the clay) </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Venus de Milo, 130 BC Famous statue believed to depict Aphrodite (called Venus by the Romans, the Greek goddess of love and beauty) It is a marble sculpture, slightly larger than life size Praised by artists and critics, who regard it as the epitome of graceful female beauty </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Winged Victory of Samothrace 200 BC Marble Sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory) Shows a mastery of form and movement which has impressed critics and artists Admired for its naturalistic pose and draped garments A cultural icon which strongly influenced artists </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Roman Art Roman art became secular and usable, and achieved grandness in scale, as seen in the Coliseum Romans developed the use of the arch, vault, and dome They also discovered concrete All this allowed for grand architecture, as found in religious buildings such as the Pantheon These buildings had important influence far beyond the Roman period </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> The Pantheon, built in 25 BC Name means "Shrine of all the Gods, built as a temple to the seven gods in the Romans state religion Christian church since the 7 th century </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> The Colosseum, 70 AD Also known as the Flavian Amphitheater Originally capable of seating 50,000 spectators, it was once used for gladiator combat </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Byzantine Period Focuses mainly on religious subjects with little room for artists personal expression Domed churches and decorative mosaics were characteristic In place of the nude, the figures of God, Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, as well as saints and martyrs of Christian tradition were the entire focus of art </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Pietro Cavallini Italian painter and mosaic designer, the leading artist of his day His two major surviving works are mosaics of the Life of the Virgin, 1291; and a sectioned fresco, the most important part of which is a Last Judgment He was the first artist to make a significant break with the stylizations of Byzantine art </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Pietro Lorenzetti He and his brother, helped introduce naturalism and foreshadowed the art of the Renaissance He was responsible for an emotional series of large panels depicting "Crucifixion, Deposition from the Cross, and Entombment as seen here The facial expressions are very geometric, as if bodies were just glued on to a face, with no relationship to each other </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Activity Choose either a vase, sculpture, or temple to draw as an example of Greek Art. Examples: Draw a vase with a dark background and leave the design light (Dinuba Emperor, social scene, cars, etc.) Draw a temple that depicts what is important to you, your values or beliefs After reviewing the artistic examples from the Byzantine period, draw your own for your notebook. Examples: Draw a scene of a family (royal, or church, or presidential) and show gold plates behind the heads. Draw a mosaic (put the picture into little pieces) </li> </ul>