Culture & arts

Adam West / June 02,2020

The period and culture of Roman Pantheon


A) Select one or two sculptures that you believe best reflect on the stylistic characteristics of Greek art from the Classical Period (Early, High, or Late). Explain the stylistic characteristics that were admired during the Greek Classical period. Then, explain how those characteristics are shown in the sculpture you selected. (See Greek Sculpture Summary in Ch5 Module)
B) Using the mummy case of Artemidorus and the wall painting from Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii: identify the materials and associated with each object, and the purposes of each. How do these artworks provide information relating to the Roman Empire and its history? (Read the Metropolitan Museum artwork information posted on Canvas Assignment page)
C) Compare and contrast the Greek Parthenon with the Roman Pantheon. How does each represent its period and culture? For example, what was the structure’s function? The material used?Where was the structure located? The shaping of space? (Watch Videos on Roman Pantheon and Colosseum)
1) Organized your paper: Essay format with an introduction, thesis statement, supporting
paragraphs, and a conclusion; 2-3 pages in length

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