Greek Art A&i, by Spivey, Nigel
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- ISBN: 9780714833682 | 0714833681
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/7/1997
This account of Greek art (c3000-c100BC) sets the formation of the Classicaltyle in its historical context. The paticular social, political andeligious factors involved in the patronage of buildings, sculpture andaintings are explored.;The development of Greek art is traced fromntecedents in Minoan and Mycenaean times to the Hellenistic world afterlexander. Throughout the book art is explained not only in terms of thoseho created and commisioned it, but also with reference to the archaeology ofhe places which hosted it - sanctuaries such as Olympia and Delphi, or urbanhowplaces such as Pergamum.