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Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC – AD 220)

Brooklyn Rail - May 2, 2017
Although missing a head, the anatomical precision of this sculpture has led scholars to speculate about the possible influence of Hellenistic art found along the Silk Road in Central Asia a century earlier. The Qin Dynasty's rule was harsh, and after ...

'Age of Empires': How 2 dynasties of art forged China's identity

Business Mirror - Apr 24, 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 of ...

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 ...

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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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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.