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The Greek body

Author: Ian Jenkins; Dudley Hubbard; Stephen Dodd; Victoria Turner
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009.
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"The marble, bronze, and terra-cotta sculptures presented in this volume--outstanding highlights drawn from over six centuries of artistic production--demonstrate the diversity of Greek figural forms, from the idealized beauty of the Classical era to the individualized portraits of the Hellenistic period. Large, stunning details testify to the artists' skills in portraying cold, hard materials as warm, human  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jenkins, Ian (Ian Dennis).
Greek body.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009
(OCoLC)690997236
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Jenkins; Dudley Hubbard; Stephen Dodd; Victoria Turner
ISBN: 9781606060025 1606060023
OCLC Number: 456174077
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The male body beautiful --
The female body --
The divine body --
Heroes and monsters --
The face --
Character and realism.
Responsibility: Ian Jenkins and Victoria Turner ; with photographs by Dudley Hubbard and Stephen Dodd.

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"The marble, bronze, and terra-cotta sculptures presented in this volume--outstanding highlights drawn from over six centuries of artistic production--demonstrate the diversity of Greek figural forms, from the idealized beauty of the Classical era to the individualized portraits of the Hellenistic period. Large, stunning details testify to the artists' skills in portraying cold, hard materials as warm, human flesh."--Jacket.

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