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The statues play a vital role in the study of the glorious past of the different cultures. Greek civilization is among those ancient civilizations, which is depicted through Roman sculpture. The Roman sculptures gained incredible popularity in around 1 to 200 years B.C. It was basically influenced by the Greeks. Nude statues which are the Greek style became trendy due to their innate beauty. They were supposed to be the symbol of love and affection for somebody. All these statues are vivid and they represent their own time.
When God created man there might be a certain figure before his vision. And he shaped man according to that vision. The divine father devoted himself entirely and put all efforts to create an extraordinary and unique creation. The body of human being is an amazing dream of the heavenly father, which HE manifested in the form of the human body. This marvelous creation of the Lord has been appreciated by the human being whom HE formed. Human body has been the captivating subject for the poets, philosophers, writers, painters and the sculptures.
When God created the first man and first woman, i.e. Adam and Eve, they were living their life in a very innate form and that is nudity. Here let me give an example of a very huge nude statue of Bahubali which is located in a small town of southern India called Shravanbelgola. The statue is somewhat similar with the Greek mythological sculpture, though its aim is different and that is asceticism, total isolation from the worldly pleasures. The giant nude statue of Bahubali is an unusual specimen of sculpture. Unlike Indian philosophy, Greek idealism is to gain maximum worldly pleasure. Whatever aims and reasons might be, the stripped body of a man has been the interesting subject for the painters and the sculptors. This nudity is the quite original form of the humanity which appealed to the great painters and sculptors. The faction of male nudity was a pervasive
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The close reading of the evolutionary processes of the art and sculptors evolved during Cycladic period in the Aegean civilization hints at its motifs and themes that evolved out of time. This essay intends to focus on the motifs and themes inherent in the structural dynamics and vibrant artifice of the Cycladic art during Aegean period.
It is a Roman replica of a famous work of Praxiteles in the Hellenistic period. The second work is The Tyche of Antioch, also a bronze statue located in the first to second century CE in Syria, during the Roman Period. Sculpted by Tartus it is also a Roman replica of the work of the Greek sculptor Eutychides of Sikyon.
Today, billions of people around the globe consider themselves followers either Jesus or of Mohammed; and they are all equally adamant that their religion and its prophet are the ultimate truth. Unfortunately, that certitude has resulted in substantial conflict and bloodshed over the centuries; and has produced fundamental split of civilizations that is the basis for much of the world discord that is common today.
Political hegemony, alliances and constant trade over thousands of years made its mark on Egyptian culture. Egypt did not appear from a void but rather arose from a mixture of influences, many of these coming from the African continent. The Africaness seen in Ancient Egyptian art has become important material for those intent on uncovering greater links between Egypt and its neighbors.
Traditionally, in the Middle East, the art of henna designs placed on the body, signifies important occasions and events. This type of body adornment will be focused on in this paper.
Henna comes from a plant known as Lawsonia Inermis. This
Ancient art forms from the great civilizations have been preserved in some of the world’s largest museums such as the Louvre museum, the Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery and Sackler Gallery. I am going to pick two ancient art forms from each of the three museums, compare and contrast them and give a detailed explanation of them.
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It is therefore a fact that the work of art has evolved with time but its importance has remained the same. This paper tries to analyze the importance of ancient art between 30,000 BCE and 500 CE by analyzing two important
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