The practice of fine art in ancient Greece evolved in three basic stages or periods: • Archaic Period (c.650-480 BCE) • Classical Period (c.480-323 BCE) • Hellenistic Period (c.323-27 BCE). The Archaic era was a period of gradual experimentation. The painter known as El Greco (the Greek) made a huge impact on the art of the Renaissance.
- Representation of proportionality and balance in the works of art that contribute to highlight the concept of aesthetic perfection. - It is not of practical and realistic character, but decorative. Ancient Greek art flourished around 450 B.C., when Athenian general Pericles used public money to support the city-state's artists and thinkers.