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Greek Art and Architecture

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Greek art and architecture has an important role to the culture of many countries all over the world. It can be seen in the west, the east, the Central Asian, Indian, and even Europe. Roman Empire in the west, Alexander the Great’s in the East, Greco-Buddhist art in Central Asian and Indian, and the Renaissance in Europe are the examples. Actually, how is the art and architectural brought by the ancient Greek can affect the other cultures in all over the world?

The ancient Greek has a very highly expression in artwork. From the Greek art and architecture, we can begin from the art first. The artworks of ancient Greek mostly expressed in forms of sculptures made of marble and limestone. Usually, the sculptures made like human bodies and mostly used for the representations of the Goddesses. The materials used for the sculpture are usually carved by hand with metal tools. The sculptures made could be fully standing statue or only partially carved. The materials mostly used by the Greek are terracotta and metal. If you find some artworks today made by terracotta or metal, it can be anything includes home design, it may have been influenced by the Greek ancient art.

From the art, we can move to the architecture of ancient Greek. The architectural building of ancient Greek has a standard format of building that it should be surviving. The forms of the building are usually a cube or a rectangle made from limestone. Greek only used marble for sculptural decoration since it was an expensive building material in Greece. The two basic styles of architecture Greek is the Doric and the Ionic. The Doric style was more formal, whereas the ionic style more relaxed and decorative. It can be concluded why Greek art and architecture can influence other cultures. This is because they build their artwork and architecture in beliefs and holy as the representations of the Goddesses. They made them in a high quality hand carved to be dedicated for their God.

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