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The Evolution of Greek Art, Part 3: Greek Art Throughout History

Written by Lydia Serrant, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ancient Greek art and drama was pivotal in the development of artistic expression the world over. From the earliest Archaic Greeks to the masters of the Classical age, the Greeks have produced art that has inspired Western civilization for thousands of years. The Greeks established the foundational

Exploring Ancient Greek Art: Part 1

Written by Lydia Serrant, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Evolution of Greek Art Western modern society owes a lot to ancient Greece. Known as the “Father of Europe,” Greece was the birthplace of democracy, philosophy, science, literature and—most importantly for our purposes—some of the greatest art known to history. When one thinks of ancient Greek

Hellenistic Greek Art

It is easy to have an ‘ideal’ when it is unchallenged. “This king is best”. How readily this bold statement rolls off the tongue, when there is no other king of which to speak. Likewise the phrase, “This God (or Gods) is right” offers no resistance if one’s own knowledge of divinities is severely limited.