Red-Figure Pottery, popular in Ancient Greece from the 6th century through the 4th century BC, used an artistic technique where the background was painted with black paint and the figures in the foreground were left untouched in the red clay. Red-Figure Pottery spanned several periods: the Pioneers, the Archaic, the Early Classical, the Classical, and the Late Classical. Each of these periods applied different techniques and styles and had their own artists that greatly excelled at their style. Often, the best painters of one period learned from the best painters of the previous period. This video covers each of these periods and the techniques and styles specific to said period and touches on a popular artist of each era.
video by: Samantha Amstutz, Chung-Ming Hsieh, Hannah Robar, Emma Theis, and Hunter Walton
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* Archaic Period section: images 2-6 “Berlin Painter” searched
**Intro: “Greek Red-Figure Pottery”
Pioneer Group section: 1. “Euphronios” 2. “Euphronios” 3. “Euthymides” 4. “Euthymides”
Early Classical Period section: 1-4, 6 “Niobid Painter” 5, 7 “Achilles Painter”
Classical Period section: “Phiale painter”
Late Classical Period section: 1-4 “Meidias Painter”, 5. “white ground works”
Last Photo: “Greek Red-Figure Pottery”