The Egyptian Artist, the Master.

To understand the figure of the Egyptian artist it is convenient to differentiate art and craft in ancient Egyptian art. Ancient Egyptians just had the word hemuu (Hmww), for referring to the workers who carried out a work. In addition, those ones could be classified into three categories: artist, artisan and worker. Egyptian artist: main […]

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Pharaoh and Uniformity in Egyptian Art.

The uniformity of Egyptian Art had also political basis. Pharaoh and Uniformity in Egyptian Art. In the state sphere, the Egyptian society required a balance, which depended directly on Pharaoh. The Egyptian monarchy was an institution with double nature, divine and human. The sovereign, by his superhuman essence, was the one who mediated between the […]

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Reading the Egyptian Art (I).

Egyptian art had a magical-functional purpose and did not take into consideration the figure of the spectator. For that reason, we cannot consider Egyptian art from just an aesthetic empiricism. Which makes art feel in a subjective way through sensations. We must read the Egyptian Art from the technical realization, but also from its ideological-religious […]

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