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Greek art started in around 450 B.C. It first started in ancient Athens and spread around greek and other places. Some types of art the greek people made were sculptures, paintings, pottery and many more But they usually made big monuments and buildings, and some still last today. for example in 437 B.C. the architect Mnesikles began to build a grand gateway, it can also be known as the Propylaia. Greek art can be Incredibly beautiful and amazing.
Greek sculpturing started in 800 - 300 BCE. Greek sculptures were inspired by Egyptian and close to Eastern monumental art. They were ususally sculptures of Greek people. They were commonly made out of clay, ivory, and bronze.
Greek pottery stated in around 1000 - 400 BCE. It was started in Greek. Most of the pots were made out of clay. You could identify the pottery even when it was in a few pieces. The pots showed images of battles, animals, and the jobes the the greek people had. The pots also have many cool designs. Nothing was held inside the Greek pots. They were only made for the things that were drawn on them.
Ancient Greek vases are made mainly out of two colors. The colors were black and orange. Ancient Greek sculptures are usually sculptures of warriors and humans. Now, people make sculptures of inventions and sometimes people. Paintings changed color as well as vases. The most common colors were black and white. In general ancient Greek art did not really change.
Greek art in general is so amazing because of the so many incredible things they did.
Ancient Greek paintings can be amazing because they draw so well with tools we dont have today.
Some Greek sculptures can be really cool because they look so much like what they wanted to make. The amazing part is they made it with fust a few stones, and tools.
Greek vases can be incredibly cool. Some are shaped cool and others have cool drawings. Also they could be huge!