Monday, January 12, 2015

Color in Classical Art







Getty Video, Color on ancient sculpture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UsYHo5iarM&list=PLEF5F80A94C3B844A

Acropolis Museum, exhibition on archaic colors: http://www.theacropolismuseum.gr/en/content/archaic-colors-1

Alexander Sarcophagus (Hellenistic use of paint):


Restored color (rather intense) on a cast!:


Ancient color on the Parthenon (including “Egyptian blue”): http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/articles/a/ancient_colour_on_parthenon.aspx