Artists and Artistic Production in Ancient Greece, Hardback Book

Artists and Artistic Production in Ancient Greece Hardback

Edited by Peter Schultz, Kristin Seaman

Description

Greek artists and architects were important social agents who played significant roles in the social, cultural, and economic life of the ancient Greek world.

In Artists and Artistic Production in Ancient Greece, art historians, archaeologists, and historians explore the roles and impacts of artists and craftsmen in ancient Greek society.

The contributing authors draw upon artistic, architectural, literary, epigraphical, and historical evidence to discuss a range of artists, architects, artistic media, and regions.

They refer to historiography and modern theory, taking stock of the past while offering some new directions for future research.

Incorporating a variety of methodological approaches and making use of often-neglected evidence, Artists and Artistic Production in Ancient Greece re-examines many long-held ideas and provides a deeper understanding of particular artists and architects, their works, and their social agency.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 3 Tables, black and white; 1 Maps; 61 Halftones, black and white; 9 Line drawings, black
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CE
  • ISBN: 9781107074460

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