Collection: Art Greek Roman Etruscan

Greek art encompasses a wide range of artistic expressions, from its earliest remnants such as Cycladic Idol of a stylized female form, to more advanced periods of statuary of their famous people such as Asclepios and their gods, such as Venus the goddess of love.

Greek art often celebrated the ideals of democracy and civic pride. It has influenced the concept of civic art and the use of art to convey political and cultural messages.

The Etruscans were an early civilization in central Italy. They were seafaring and traded with the Phoenicians and Greek colonies. They are know for their tomb paintings and figures with elongated shapes.

The Romans set sail to conquer the Mediterranean far and wide. They were infrastructure builders, conquerers, and traders who left a legacy of town building and military conquests.