CL 170A - Classical Archaeology: Greek Painting
Research Topics and dates:


1. An analysis and discussion of the LH IIIC artist called the "Parasol Painter" and the ProtoAttic artist called the "Analatos Painter". A comparison and contrast of their work, their defining characteristics and how they relate to their respective periods and to eachother. [4/30] (Loer)

2. Aegean wall painting in non-Aegean contexts: the evidence and its implications. [4/30] (Klemme and Meyer)

3. The miniature ship fresco from the West House at Akrotiri as the earliest example of narrative painting in the Greek World. [4/30] (Peretiako and Klein)

4. Black Figure pottery in the west: Chalcidian and Caertian workshops and products. [4/30] (Escobar and Barba)

5. Analyze and discuss the Andokides Painter as the inventor of the Red Figure technique. [4/30] (Robedeaux)

6. Painting and graves. Painted stele and their use as grave markers with a discussion of earlier markers and their relation to painting if any. [4/30] (Baumann)

7. Panathenaic Amphoras: their history, style and function. [5/2] (Flores and Gutierrez)

8. A discussion of the artists Polygnotos of Thasos (5thc. BC) and Apelles (4thc. BC) and their works (and the sources for them) as premier painters of their respective periods. [5/2] (Millar)

9. The Eucharides Painter and the evidence of the international Athenian Art Market. [5/2] (Galindo)

10. A discussion of Roman paintings as copies of Greek originals, citing specific examples and reviewing the relevant sources, followed by an analysis of implications to Roman art and our understanding of Greek painting. [5/2] (van Oppen and Beech)

11. Apulian Pottery and loutrophoroi [5/2] (Feldman)


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