Greek Art

Architecture and Sculpture

Architecture

The Greeks had very sophisticated building methods that allowed them to build there beautiful structures. They used massive columns to build temples.

Columns

The Greeks used many different types of columns when building there structures. There are 3 main types of columns they used; Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. Doric columns are the most commonly used of the three, they can even be found in more modern architecture such as the White House and Capital Building.

Classical Orders of Greek Architecture