Art styles, social stratification, and cognition: an analysis of greek vase painting

American Ethnologist Vol/Iss. 2 Published In Pages: 427-434
By Dressler, William W., Robbins, Michael C.


This study tests Fischer's (1961) cross-cultural hypotheses about the association between social structure and styles of art using formal design elements on painted vases in ancient Greece. Results show support for all of Fischer's hypotheses.

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