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Podcast Episode 6: Kritios Boy

We are officially in Season 2 of Accessible Art History: The Podcast! For this set of episodes, we are going to be covering Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman art. Starting off this exploration is Kritios Boy: a fascinating and beautiful sculpture that represents a dramatic shift in art. To learn all about him, click this link to listen to the full episode: https://anchor.fm/accessiblearthistory



Kritios Boy

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The Acropolis of Athens

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Acropolis Excavation and Perserschutt

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Female Cycladic Figure, c. 3000 BCE

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Geometric Figure Vase Painting

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Kroisos Kouros, c. 530 BCE

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Doryphourus, c. 440 BCE

(Marble copy, dating from 100 BCE)

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Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kritios_Boy


https://ancient-greece.org/images/museums/acropolis-mus/pages/110_1024b_jpg.htm


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/greek-art/early-classical/v/kritios-boy


https://museum.classics.cam.ac.uk/collections/casts/kritios-boy


Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 12th edition

Fred S. Kleiner


https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/404/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acropolis_of_Athens


https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-greece/acropolis


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perserschutt


https://www.britannica.com/art/Archaic-period


http://sasgreekart.pbworks.com/w/page/10150036/The%20Canon%20of%20Polykleitos





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