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art period's styles represent a theme art. Your comparison focus artists period styles. The pair choose drawn period styles. For essay, I compare a High Classical Greek artwork Early Italian Renaissance artwork.
The Artemision Bronze vs. Donatello's bronze David
While most people are inclined to look at the Italia Renaissance as being innovative and as bringing new concepts to society, the artistic movement actually inspired from Ancient Greece. By looking at the Early Renaissance period and at the Classical Greek artistic movement one is likely to observe a series of parallels, as the more recent artists did not hesitate to inspire themselves from individuals that they considered to be particularly refined in producing artwork. To a certain degree, one can consider the two movements to have had a similar effect in individuals living contemporary to them, considering that they both brought on artistic revolutions. The Artemision Bronze and Donatello's bronze statue of David are relatively similar when considering the feelings that they put across and the impact that they had on society and the messages that their creators wanted to express.
The Artemision Bronze is believed to belong to a time period close to 460 B.C., the fifth century B.C. Although it is difficult and almost impossible to associate the sculpture to a particular artist, experts believe that it probably belongs to Onatas, Kalamis, or to Myron. In spite of the fact that parallels between the statue and worshipping have often been made, it is difficult to determine if it is a cult statue. Many individuals believe that it was made in order to honor Zeus or Poseidon, but most have insisted that the former is more probable to be represented in such artwork. "Whoever made the statue and whichever god or hero it may be, it is one of the finest examples of work exemplifying the style of the early Classical period, traditionally known as "Severe" but more aptly described as "Bold" (Mattusch 152).
The Artemision Bronze was found in 1926 in an Ancient shipwreck that is thought to have had the mission of transporting artwork from Greece to Italy. Its raised arm is considered to have held a lightning, this theory confirming the fact that the statue was actually meant to portray Zeus. Some critics believe that it is really meant to portray Poseidon and that the raised arm held a trident. Even with this, the former preposition seems more appealing, considering that the Ancient Greeks were accustomed to showing Zeus in this form. All things considered, one can even be inclined to draw parallels between the statue and a javelin thrower, as the pose impressively displays an individual standing in the exact position that a professional athlete would sit in.
Donatello created the nude statue of David somewhere around the 1440s and it is believed to be a perfected version of the artist's earlier representation of the hero. In contrast to the Artemision Bronze, the statue of David is more feminine and is apparently meant to emphasize David's young age. In contrast to the Ancient Greeks, individuals during the Renaissance were significantly influenced by Christian religious teachings. As a consequence, artists no longer felt that they needed to display ancient heroes as having extraordinary physical appearances, as it was enough for them to use their belief with the purpose of defeating people who performed immoral deeds.
One is more likely to create parallels between Goliath's head and the Artemision Bronze rather than to compare the Ancient Greek Statue with Donatello's David. This is largely due to the contrast between the bodies of the two individuals portrayed. While Zeus (or Poseidon) is shown as being very muscular and as apparently having all the attributes of a god, David is shown as being a fragile individual who actually has a great deal of feminine features.
The fact that David wears a straw hat on his head is probably meant to stand as a reference to the hot weather that the hero was accustomed to. While most individuals associate this garment with lower classes, the laurel standing on the hat stands as a hallmark for victorious Roman Generals. When considering that the Artemision Bronze was being brought from Greece as a result of these respective military…[continue]
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