The Charioteer Of Delphi

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The Charioteer of Delphi is also regarded as one of the most important remaining sculptures of Ancient Greece, partly due to the fact that it vividly represents the passage from the Archaic conventions to the Classical ideas of Ancient Greeks. Furthermore the style itself which can either be classed as “Early Classical” or “Severe”, exemplifies the balance between stylized Geometric representation and idealized realism; with the contrast of its naturalistic essence but yet rigid pose. The piece is one that is common to this classical ancient Greek era due to its fluidity of style and the story it tells. It captures a moment in history where western civilization was beginning to flourish, leaping forward to define its self as not only primitive

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