Why do you think the influence of Greek art persevered over time? 

Of the many Greek insights — the freedom to represent more what the artist saw versus what they should see, religious statues decorated with gold and precious stones, the focus on the ideal body, or the distinction of classical orders in architecture, among others — what do you see as the most path-breaking and exciting? As we walk along and drive through our cities today, we are reminded of the Greek goals and works.  Why do you think the influence of Greek art persevered over time?