Much like today where different countries have their own art and architecture and take great pride in knowing that it's theirs the architecture of ancient greece has impacted almost every architect since that time rome took the greek idea of columns and designed their buildings just like in greece. Continuity and change of ancient greece continuity and change ancient greece has either created or influenced every aspect of modern society whether its sports, arts, politics, architecture, education, philosphy and military sports ancient greece invented the most prestigious sporting competition: the olympics.
Roman society was more effective over longer periods of time at maintaining political cohesion greece was a very contentious place during the time of its independence greece was perpetually wracked by conflict between the different cities and also within them most cities experienced multiple violent changes of government from foreign invasion or domestic upheaval - or, most of the time, a combination of both. Art is the creation of beauty or thought provoking creations art went through a tremendous amount of development in ancient greece from the archaic to the hellenistic eras much of the development was due to the political and philosophical views of the era each era gave way for the changes in the following era. Following a series of earthquakes, minoan culture collapsed around 1425 bce, and the mainland-based mycenean art became the dominant type of greek culture - known for its ceramic pottery, carved gemstones and glass ornaments - until about 1150 bce, when they too were taken over - this time by invading dorians after this came the greek dark.
The hellenistic era is fascinating to itself with arts, exploration, literature, theatre, architecture, music, mathematics, philosophy and science being spread deep into the near east the greek civilization reached places that greeks were never heard of. Ancient greek art by antz309 however politics was the main topic of discussion especially in such a time of prosperity and political military conflict hellenistic art portrayed the changing male attitudes towards women and toward gender issues. In the oldest period of ancient greece, the era before greek architecture, most greek art was in the form of painted vases called 'amphorae' this was called the geometric period of 900 to 600 bc, so called because these vases were covered in geometric designs, and occasionally featured abstract human figures.
Greek art – continuity/change over time over time, a culture’s art will change or improve in some way some characteristics may remain the same while other characteristics change drastically. Compare the approach to representing the male nude in the anavysos kouros (fig 5-20) and the kritios boy (fig 5-22) what changes over time, and what remains constant -anavysos kouros exemplifies the archaic greek ideal.
Continuity and change t this theme is important for showing how the past can affect the present although individuals only live a relatively short time, institutions, ideas, and problems can endure for long periods of time, even thousands of years this is known as continuity. A continuity does not always have to be something that persists over the time entire time frame it can be something that developed during the time frame and still existed or was influential by the end of the time frame. Ancient greek art has exercised considerable influence on the culture of many countries all over the world, above all in its treatment of the human figure in the west greek architecture was also hugely influential, and in both east and west the influence of greek decoration can be traced to the modern day.
However it was closely connected to its preceded time period the classical period is known as the best time of the ancient greek antiquity, the most impressive era being so significant itself that it cast a serious influence to all western civilization.
Greek sculpture made simple (650-27 bce) contents until about 1150 bce, when they too were taken over - this time by invading dorians after this came the greek dark ages - a 400-year period of chaos and fighting, when little if any art was produced other uses for architectural sculpture are found among foreign peoples who admired. Art went through a tremendous amount of development in ancient greece from the archaic to the hellenistic eras much of the development was due to the political and philosophical views of the era each era gave way for the changes in the following era.