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Greek art in view: Essays in honour of Brian Sparkes

Greek art in view: Essays in honour of Brian Sparkes (Hardback)

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This book celebrates the career of Brian Sparkes, whose work in Classical archaeology has covered many diverse areas such as art, pottery, and theatre. Such interdisciplinary work is at the core of this book, which seeks to explore the relationship between different kinds of text and material culture and the ways in which these can be interpreted. Chapters include studies on the relationship between vase painting and sculpture (Karim Arafat) , images on wedding bowls (Sue Blundell) , and the role of pottery workshops in the choice of iconography (Robin Osborne) . There is also, unusually for this kind of publication, a paper by Brian Sparkes himself, focusing on how artists and craftsmen in ancient Greece conceived the appearances of men and women and of the move from idealised naturalism to realistic naturalism.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesArt styles not defined by dateArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CEArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: Byzantine & Medieval art c 500 CE to c 1400Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: c 1400 to c 1600 incl the RenaissanceArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design stylesHistory of art: c 1800 to c 1900History & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeological methodology & techniquesHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeological theoryHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionBiblical archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionClassical Greek & Roman archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionEgyptian archaeology / EgyptologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionMedieval European archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionPrehistoric archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyEnvironmental archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyIndustrial archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyLandscape archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyUnderwater archaeology Publisher: Oxbow Books Publication Date: 01/07/2004 ISBN-13: 9781842171370  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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