Ancient Greek Art And Art

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Ancient Greek art has been around the world since the beginning of the history of vases, temples, and human sculptures. More specifically, Greek art is renowned for its precision to detail and the meaning of every aspect in the fine arts. The Muse Terpsichore’s sculpture will be described, compared to the statue of Venus de Milo and analyzed in the eyes of ancient Greek’s mythological knowledge. In the Muse Terpsichore, known as the Muse of dance or Stesichore (Cartwright))’s statue, the sculpture’s standing figure on its plinth and dress code define the artist’s intent to create the sculpture of a graceful woman in order to convey the beauty of ancient and fine arts when describing the human figure’s aesthetics. This sculpture is made of Parian marble and it is of Greek origin from the late 4th century BC to the mid-2nd century BC. The Muse’s hair seems to be entwined with small braids. It is unclear to see from the image whether or not the hair is tied in the back or if it is short as only the frontal portion of the sculpture is shown. Her face is oval shaped, mostly rounded around the cheeks and narrowed down to the chin due to the positioning of the neck. The sculpture shows no specific emotion and concerning her upper facial features, her eyebrows seem to be missing. Her eyes are slightly open, her nose is straight, and her mouth is shut. Her neck is slightly tilted to the left, further affecting the tilt of her head. Her shoulders are uneven, due to her chiastic pose
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