Greco-Roman Art Influence

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Everything in the world has some aspect of art to it. For example, cars and buildings, they might heavily rely on the engineers and the technology that makes them functional and safe, but the way they look also plays a key role. If you were buying a car, functionality plays a key role in your decision making. But also when you are buying a car you think, would I be proud to tell people that are my car? In this scenario this is where you would start thinking about what you want artistically from this car, you want to drive by people and have them think how cool of a car you have. It 's important to have art that you like because it is what makes you, you! "Rome fell but it 's legacy lived on." this meaning that the ideas that were created…show more content…
Rome played a vital role in passing on this tradition, witch has a major influence on western art." (HISTORY ALIVE! page.10). With Greco-Roman art they were able to create amazing murals, mosaics, frescoes, glass blowing, statues and busts. This caused pieces of art to have a sense of sophistication to them. Art is seen everywhere, in Chicago it is very common to see murals on the sides of brick buildings. Glass blowing products are often sold at craft shows and other events that sell glass art to the public. Sometimes artists (Like my Grandma) use glass blowing techniques to make necklaces and other jewelry out of glass. Statues and busts are sometimes seen in formal places such as Oval Office and non formal places such as Disney…show more content…
"Do works of art essentially involve a relation to an audience? Many otherwise very different theories of art agree that they do." (Art and Audience pg.1). After all, these days after the Roman legacy lives on, art is still sold to an audience in this world. Since the Roman Empire, art is a lot easier and a lot cheaper to obtain, and art 's population grew a lot (thanks to the Middle Ages) now allowing the art population to grow. Now almost anybody can purchase art! Art is commonly seen in the homes of people of all working classes, even though today some art is still considered a luxury and is only purchased by people of

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