The Artemision Bronze: Mysterious Greek Masterpiece
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Ancient Greeks produced many artistic masterpieces, especially in sculpture. Many haveRead more.
The Colossus of Rhodes… Coming back to life?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Colossus ofRead more.
Walk Like an Egyptian: Early Greek Art
It easily falls into the ‘conspiracy’ category – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun story to tell. WeRead more.
High Classical Greek Art: Political Patrons
Few things impact a budding art scene like an empirical power showing off. The ruling class often invest heavily inRead more.
Hellenistic Greek Art
It is easy to have an ‘ideal’ when it is unchallenged. “This king is best”. How readily this bold statementRead more.
Pheidias – The Great Greek Sculptor
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Considered one of the greatest sculptors of all time and producing pieces thatRead more.
The Statue of Zeus
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What do we really know? It sounds like something straight out of theRead more.
When in Rome, Be Greek
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Rome: a Mediterranean giant, known far and wide for its conquering and warfare…Read more.
Etruscan Art: Not Just a Transition
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Many folks see the Etruscan civilization as merely a segue, a follow upRead more.