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'Age of Empires': How 2 Dynasties of Art Forged China's Identity

New York Times - Mar 30, 2017
Historians point to a likely one: the Hellenistic art that was introduced by Alexander the Great to Asia — at Pergamon, for example — and filtered over trade routes to China. Whatever its origins, the new sculpture adds another facet to the profile ...

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 ...

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 in the Walters Art Gallery

by: M.D.) Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway

The Hellenistic collection of the Walters Art Gallery is one of the very finest such collections in the western hemisphere and is distinguished by both the quality and the breadth of the holdings, which combine marble sculpture with smaller-scale works of bronze, terracotta, faience, ivory, glass, gold, and gems. One hundred fifty objects from this collection are published here in a volume that provides, for each object, full photographic documentation, provenance, description, complete history of exhibition and publication, and an analytical essay followed by notes.
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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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Hellenistic Art flourished in Alexander the Great's empire following his death.

ARTH 101 Final Project: Classical and Hellenistic Greek Art

A short slideshow covering some of the transitions from Classical to Hellenistic art in ancient Greece. Editing: Zoe Hayes Instructor: James Werner Music: Yann ...

Hellenistic Art & Aesthetics.mov

This is a discussion about some of the ways in which three of the major schools of Hellenistic philosophy - Epicureans, Stoics & Pyrrohnistic Skeptics ...

Priene Ancient Greek, Hellenistic art and architecture

Priene (Ancient Greek: Πριήνη Priēnē; Turkish: Prien) was an ancient Greek city of Ionia (and member of the Ionian League) at the base of an escarpment of ...