THE SCULPTURE OF THE CLASSICAL PERIOD: THE AWAKENING OF IDEALISM IN ART
Author: yrd.doç.dr.didem demiralp
Posted by: didem-demiralp
Source: Gazi University 1st Arts Symposium.
Think of a visitor who has been walking through the large halls of a museum... If he/ she comes across a Greek sculpture of a human shaped (anthropomorphic) god or goddess what he is going to notice will be the perfection or the beauty that the sculptor shaped thousands of years ago. It will not matter if it is an original piece from the fifth century BC. or a Roman copy. The visitor will be charmed by the idealized beauty he sees. A grandeur which took a shape on an anthroporm ... Read more