Greek art


The Greeks tried to achieve propotion and harmony in their architecture. They constructed buildings on a human scale. Their buildings were not enormous monuments like those of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.The Greeks did not have arches, and they used columns to support buildings. There were three orders, or styles, in their architecture. There were identified by the Doric, Ionian or Corintian columns that they used.


-In Archaic sculptures, figureswere rigid and had no expression.-In the Classical period, sculptures learned how to use anatomical details to represent beauty and harmony.-In the Hellenisticperiod, scupultures became more dynamic and realistic.