The Influence of Greek Sculpture on Art Through the Ages

This is the first Zoom lecture I did for my Howard Community College museum classes once everything shut down due to the covid19 pandemic. There’s a lot of visiting as well as some technical glitches in the beginning since this was the very first one and the learning curve was high. I suggest you skip ahead about 16 minutes to begin the lecture.

The art of Classical and Hellenistic Greece is the foundation for all traditional styles from the Renaissance to Neoclassicism. In this lecture I introduce some of the most important Greek sculptures and trace their influence through the centuries. This is a great introductory lecture for both newcomers to the study of art history as well as serious students. I hope you enjoy it!

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Karen Warshal

Karen Warshal received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and her Master of Fine Arts from Tufts University in conjunction with the Boston Museum School. She studied classical art at the Schuler School in Baltimore, at the Parker School of Structural Sculpture in Bethesda, and she has drawn extensively from antique sculptures in museums throughout Europe. Ms Warshal teaches Portrait Drawing and Anatomy/Figure Drawing at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Museum Resources at Howard Community College, and leads art historical tours of Italy. She paints portraits, still lifes and figures in her studio in Baltimore, and interiors and landscapes wherever she finds inspiration. Her work is represented in many private collections.

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