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ARTH 360: Greek Art: Course Readings

This library guide is a starting point for students enrolled in Art History 360.. It provides links and information relevant to the research paper assignment.

Art of the Bronze Age: Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenean Art

Hoffman, Gail L. “Painted Ladies: Early Cycladic II Mourning Figures?American Journal of Archaeology 106/4 (2002), 525-550 [JSTOR]

Hollinshead, Mary B. “The Swallows and Artists of Room Delta 2 at Akrotiri, Thera,” American Journal of Archaeology 93/3 (1989), 339-354 [JSTOR]

Polinger Foster, Karen. “A Flight of Swallows,” American Journal of Archaeology 99/3 (1995), 409-425 [JSTOR]

Dickinson, Oliver. “The ‘Face of Agamemnon’" Hesperia 74/3 (2005), 299-308 [JSTOR]

Greek Geometric Art and Greek Orientalizing Art

Langdon, Susan. “Beyond the Grave: Biographies from Early Greece,” American Journal of Archaeology 105/4 (2001), 579-606 [JSTOR]

Hurwit, Jeffrey M. “Reading the Chigi Vase,” Hesperia 71/1 (2002), 1-22 [JSTOR]

Greek Archaic Art

Marion True. “A Kouros at the Getty Museum,” The Burlington Magazine Vol. 129, No. 1006. (1987), 3-11. [JSTOR]

Jeffrey Spier. “Blinded with Science: The Abuse of Science in the Detection of False Antiquities,” The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 132, No. 1050. (1990), 623-631. [JSTOR]

James Davidson. “Drinking,” Idem, Courtesans and Fishcakes. The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1997, 36-69.

Greek Classical Art

Hallett “The Origins of the Classical Style in SculptureJournal of Hellenic Studies 56 (1986) 71-84 [JSTOR]

Stehle, Eva and Amy Day, "Women Looking at Women: Women's Ritual and Temple Sculpture," Sexuality in Ancient Art, ed. Natalie B. Kampen, Cambridge University Press, 1996, 101-115

Mattusch, Carol C. “In Search of the Greek Bronze Original,” The Ancient Art of Emulation. Studies in Artistic Originality and Tradition from the Present to Classical Antiquity, ed. Elaine K. Gazda, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2002, 99-115.

Leader, Ruth E. “In Death Not Divided: Gender, Family, and State on Classical Athenian Grave Stelae,” American Journal of Archaeology, 101/4 (1997), 683-699 [JSTOR]

Lissarague, F., “Figures of Women,” in A History of Women in the West. I. From Ancient Goddesses to Christian Saints, ed. by Pauline Schmitt Pantel, Cambridge, London, 139-229.

Stewart, Andrew, “The Knidia,” in idem, Art, Desire, and the Body in Ancient Greece, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 97-106.

Greek Hellenistic Art

Stewart, Andrew. “The Alexander Mosaic: A Reading,” Idem, Faces of Power. Alexander’s Image and Hellenistic Politics, University of California Press, 1993, 130-150.

Multiculturalism and Greek Art

Adler, Eric, "Multicultural Athan," idem., Classics, Culture Wars, and Beyond, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2016, 113-171.

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