For this week, you'll compare how children were represented in ancient Greek sculpture. Consider the following sculptures:
Terracotta statuette of a standing girl
Answer the following questions and submit your answers to the Experiment 7 discussion board. Each answer should be a short 2-5 sentences, paragraph.
- What was the historical context for the creation of these statues? Put another way, what was happening in this period and place that could have influenced the artist?
- What similarities and differences do you note between these two sculptures?
- Using these sculptures as examples, what can clothing on sculpture tell us about the society that produced the sculptures?
- Chose one sculpture. What do you think the artists would have responded to the statement: "all humans are deserving of human dignity when represented in art?" Use the sculpture to explain your answer.
Points will be awarded based on best faith answers to each question.