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The Greek art

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the Greek art began in ancient prehistoric civilisations, and has marked a birth of the Western classical art during the most ancient period. It has incorporated influence and east civilisations and new religion - Orthodoxy during the Byzantian epoch, was captured by the Italian and European idea in romanticism (with activization after the Greek revolution), up to the modernist and postmodernist periods. The Greek art consists of five forms: architecture, sculptures, painting, ceramics and jewels.

Art of the Ancient Greece has carried out huge influence on culture of many countries since ancient times on the present, especially in the field of a sculpture and architecture. In the West art of Roman empire largely occurred from the Greek models. In the east, after Alexander the Great gains in a current of several centuries there was an exchange between the Greek, central-Asian and Indian culture. After the Renaissance in Europe, aesthetically high engineering standard of the Greek art had been inspired some generations of the European artists.

Art of Byzantium has grown near to art of the Ancient Greece, and at least till 1453 never lost sight the classical heritage though differed from it in a number of directions. The most penetrating distinction was that humanistic ethics of Ancient Greek art are replaced with Christian ethics. If eulogy of the person was the classical art purpose, glorification of God was the purpose of the Byzantian art. One of the major forms of the Byzantian art was and remains, the plotting: an image of the Christ, Maiden Maria (in particular, the Mother of god with the Baby), or sacred used as objects of worship in orthodox temples and private houses.

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