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Vase Painting

Vase Painting

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will explore different types of Greek vase painting

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Geometric

    A style of Greek vase painting, characterized by an emphasis on geometric shapes.

  • Orientalizing

    A style of Greek ceramic painting influenced by the ancient near east and characterized by floral and animal motifs.

  • Archaic

    Period of Greek art, it literally means “old-fashioned” and refers to depictions of the human figure from this period that are stiff and unnatural in appearance.

  • Black Figure

    A type of ancient Greek ceramic painting involving painting black figures on a red background.

  • Red Figure

    A type of ancient Greek ceramic painting involving painting red figures on a black background.