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After Alexander, when art made the world smaller


Washington Post - Jun 17, 2016
NEW YORK — To add context to an exhibition of Hellenistic art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has reproduced a copy of the famous “Alexander Mosaic,” which once enlivened the floor of an elite house in Pompeii. It's a helpful way of ...
 

Grandeur


The Epoch Times - Apr 18, 2016
In his opening remarks, exhibition organizer Carlos A. Picón admitted that it would be nearly impossible to represent, in their entirety, all the major Hellenistic kingdoms from Ptolemaic Egypt, Macedonia, the Seleucid territory to Bactria and India ...
 

How Alexander the Great Changed the Art World Forever


Daily Beast - Apr 16, 2016
Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World—opening Tuesday to July 17—catalogs the breadth, diversity, and richness of Hellenistic art, a period which began with the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and ended after the Battle of ...
 

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Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World


A comprehensive examination of the art and culture of the ancient Greek kingdoms of the great Hellenistic period

The Hellenistic Age spanned the three momentous centuries from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. to the crowning of Emperor Augustus and the establishment of the Roman Empire. This splendidly illustrated volume examines the rich diversity of art forms—including sculpture in marble, bronze, and terracotta; gold jewelry; engraved gems; and coins—throughout the Hellenistic kingdoms of ancient Greece, and especially in the great city of Pergamon (in present-day Turkey).
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Art in the Hellenistic Age


by: Jerome Jordan Pollitt
'The best reason to study Hellenistic art is for its own sake' writes Professor Pollitt in the Preface to Art in the Hellenistic Age. 'But', he continues, 'I would suggest that there is an additional quality that should make the art of the Hellenistic age of particular interest to modern audiences: the fact that in background and content it was the product of an age in many ways similar to our own ... The result of the historical conditions (of the age) was an art which, like much modern art, was heterogenous, often cosmopolitan, increasingly individualistic, and frequently elite in its appeal'.
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Hellenistic Art: From Alexander the Great to Augustus


by: Lucilla Burn
The Hellenistic Age was a new era of Greek civilization that began with the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. and lasted until the Roman emperor Octavian defeated the last independent Hellenistic monarch, Cleopatra VII of Egypt, in 31 B.C. Burn traces the development of a distinctive new Hellenistic culture that was shaped both by artists who spread innovations across the Mediterranean region and by rival monarchs who commissioned luxury articles and sponsored elaborate city developments.
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Greek Sculpture


by: Mark D. Fullerton
Greek Sculpture presents a chronological overview of the plastic and glyptic art forms in the ancient Greek world from the emergence of life-sized marble statuary at the end of the seventh century BC to the appropriation of Greek sculptural traditions by Rome in the first two centuries AD.