The Greeks worshiped many gods. Every god was different and had their own personality. The sculptures were usually sculptures of the gods because those artist worshiped them.
The greek Sculptures were actually painted with bright colors after thousands of years, the paints have worn off. Greek artist used a technique with the paint called “raking light”. Raking light night was used to analyze art for a long time.
Greek sculptures showed the true character of greek civilization. The artist symbolized humanism when they created art. Humanism was-”the glorification of man as the most important creature in the universe. A lot of the sculptures glorified the god which intrend glorified humans. Sculptures captured balance, harmony, order,and moderation. Sculptures where not only beautiful but were also political because they showed the pride greeks had in their community.
Greek artist used brone because it was easier to work with and mold. Bronze was also heated at a lower temperature. Bronze is an alloy that uses 90% copper and 10% tin.
Some statues are still displayed today.
As you can see some sculptures have gotten ruined over time.
Athena was the god of wisdom.
A Lot of the statues hade detail.