Ancient Greek Art and Architecture

Ancient Greek Art and Architecture

The Ancient Greeks made pottery for everyday use, not for display; the trophies won at games, such as the Panathenaic Amphorae (wine decanters), are the exception. Most surviving pottery consists of drinking vessels such as amphorae, kraters (bowls for…

Hindu Art and Architecture

Hindu Art and Architecture

Citation Dehejia, Vidya. Hinduism and Hindu Art . In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2–. (February 2007) Further Reading Dehejia, Vidya Indian Art. London: Phaidon, 1997. Eck, Diana L. Darsan: Seeing the Divine…

Greek Arts and Architecture

Greek Arts and Architecture

With its rectangular stone platform, front and back porches (the pronaos and the opisthodomos) and rows of columns, the Parthenon was a commanding example of Greek temple architecture. Typically, the people of ancient Greece did not worship inside their…

Islamic Art and Architecture

Islamic Art and Architecture

What is Islamic Art? The Dome of the Rock, the Taj Mahal, a Mina’i ware bowl, a silk carpet, a Qur‘an; all of these are examples of Islamic Art. But what is Islamic Art? Islamic Art is a modern concept, created by art historians in the nineteenth century…

Toledo Architectural Artifacts

Toledo Architectural Artifacts

Toledo Architectural Artifacts specializes in antique, vintage architectural salvage: reclaimed doors, hardware, mantels, garden items, lighting, building elements, plumbing, windows, stair parts & more. Located in an 1878, 30, sq ft, old brick…

Persian Art and Architecture

Persian Art and Architecture

This lesson explores the artwork of one of the most powerful and expansive empires in history: the Persian Empire. Persian artwork contained vivid imagery that recorded the success of the Persian kings in battle and their cultural tendencies. Click next…

Art and Architecture Library

Art and Architecture Library

The Art & Architecture Library reading room and stacks are open to all, including the public (with appropriate visitor s pass). Stanford students, faculty, and staff, as well as graduate students and faculty with UC Reciprocal Services Program…

Palace of Fine Arts Architecture

Palace of Fine Arts Architecture

The Palace of Fine Arts was one of the finest building constructed for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. It was one of the most important symbols of the fair, situated near its center, at the end of the axis on which were…

Seventeenth century Art and Architecture

Seventeenth century Art and Architecture

Laurence King Publishing, 2005 - 426 Seiten Encompassing the socio-political, cultural background of the period, this book takes a fresh look at the careers of the Old Masters and many lesser-known artists. Italy is the logical place to begin this geographical…

Roman Art and Architecture

Roman Art and Architecture

ART HISTORY ON-DEMAND > Cultures and Civilizations The Romans wanted their art and architecture to be useful. They planned their cities and built bridges, aqueducts, public baths, and marketplaces, apartment houses, and harbors. When a Roman official…

Assyrian Art and Architecture

Assyrian Art and Architecture

This lesson explores the unique characteristics of a fierce and violent culture: the Assyrians. The Assyrians were a warrior culture living in ancient Mesopotamia who used art and architecture to display their power. Click next lesson whenever you finish…

Arts and Architecture in Ancient Egyptian

Arts and Architecture in Ancient Egyptian

Karnak featuring obelisks The New Kingdom of ancient Egypt was a golden age of architecture and art. A variety of factors combined to make the New Kingdom one of the most creative cultures of the ancient world. The empire that the Pharaohs expanded through…

Architecture clipart

Architecture clipart

The Architectural Elements ClipArt collection offers 1, 084 illustrations of basic architectural elements arranged into 42 galleries such as Arches, Balusters, Columns, Doors, Supports, and Windows. The Baroque Architecture ClipArt gallery contains 5…

Art Institute of Chicago Architecture

Art Institute of Chicago Architecture

When the Art Institute decided to once again embark on a major building expansion, the museum selected Renzo Piano, director of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, as the architect of the Modern Wing. Born into a family of contractors in Genoa, Italy…

Architectural glass Art

Architectural glass Art

Kenn Von Roenn succeeds Robert Bischoff as director of the Master Craftsman Studio. An industry expert and Florida State University alumnus has returned to campus to help launch and direct a one-of-a-kind program in public and architectural art. Kenneth…

Sumerian Art and Architecture

Sumerian Art and Architecture

Art and Architecture More than 4, years ago the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers began to teem with life-first the Sumerian, then the Babylonian, Assyrian, Chaldean, and Persian empires. Here too excavations have unearthed evidence of great…

Architectural name Art

Architectural name Art

Our Architectural Photo Letter Art Frames are part of our Personalized Gifts Collection. They and are made to order on demand. We can not accept returns for this product. If you feel that there has been an engraving error, please use our Contact Us Form…

Art Deco Architecture history

Art Deco Architecture history

A creative but short-lived movement, Art Deco not only influenced the architecture of most American cities but had an impact on fashion, art, and furniture, too. From 1925 to 1940, Americans embraced Art Deco as a refreshing change from the eclectic and…