Ancient Greece

 

This week you will take a digital field trip to view the Ancient  Greece Architecture Gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Located  in New York, the Met offers one of the United States’ most diverse and  largest collections of art in the world. Your visit to the digital  archive will help you develop your understanding of ancient Greek  architectural forms, and provide key details about the contexts that  these forms emerged from.

For this assignment you will need to:
Visit the Met Archive at: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/grarc/hd_grarc.htm  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.  Produce a two-page reflection assignment (see description below)

For your reflection assignment for this week, please select one  primary example from the archive and address the following in a two-page  reflection assignment: Describe the example you have selected and provide the specific URL and the image Explain the origins and context of the example Include examples from the textbook this week that help develop your analysis of the work and its context Provide a link to a contemporary architecture work to help discuss  the influence that ancient Greece continues to have on contemporary  cultural patterns