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Classical Art

1. The art of ancient Greece and Rome. More specifically, Classical refers to the style of Greek art that flourished during the fifth century B.C.E.
2. Any art based on a clear, rational, and regular structure, emphasising horizontal and vertical directions, and organising its parts with special emphasis on balance and proportion.
The term classic is also used to indicate recognised excellence.

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