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Question 10 Scale is defined as: The dimensions of an art object in relation to the original object that is depicts or in relation to the objects around it. 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 9 ________ is a term that describes an artist’s attempt to draw out eyes to one area of a compostion. Emphasis 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 8 The ______ was made famous by the ancient Greeks as a model of architectural proportion. Golden section 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 7 When an artist deliberately avoids emphasis, we say that the work is: Afocal 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 6. Jan Vermeer’s Woman Holding a Balance is a perfect example of _______. An asymmetrically-balanced composition 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 5 The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan beginning in 1632 _________. As a mausoleum for his favorite wife, who died giving birth to their 14th child 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 4 Sayre stats that the focal point in Larry Poons Orange Crush is: There is no focal point 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 3 Where is the focal point in the Boroque painting, Joseph the Carpenter by Georges de La Tour? In the child's face 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 2 The Taj Mahal is a perfect example of _______ in art/architecture. Symmetry 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 1 Chartres Cathedral’s rose window best illustrates: Radial balance 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 The Kente cloths of the Asante and Ewe societies of Ghana provide a perfect example of which art element? Pattern 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 9 In what way can a large-scale work be considered a temporal art form? The spectator moves through time a space to view it 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 8 Thick paint applied to a canvas, like on Robert Ryman’s Long, creates actual texture known as _________. Impasto 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 7 Alexander Calder’s mobiles, like Untitled, move when air currents move through them, making them ________. Kinetic 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 6 Which of the following is not as aspect of texture? Content 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question5 Some works of art are created precisely to give us the illusion or sensation of movement. This style of art is called: Op Art 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 4 A friend of Claude Monet described his great paintings of Water Lilies, Morning: Willows in the Muse de Organgerie as demonstrating ________ motion. Brownian 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 3 Early manuscripts such as the Lindisfarne Gospels were said to be _____ because they were elaborately illustrated and decorated. Illuminated 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 2 Because Gianlorenzo Berini’s David tells a story of David slaying Goliath its is said to have a __________ sequence. Narrative 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 1 Which of the artists below created a work titled Piet? Michelangelo 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 What is yellow’s complementary color? Violet 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 9 DaVinci is largely responsible for formulating the rules of the effects of light and air in the landscape, called _________. Atmospheric perspective 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 8 Which of these elements helps to create space in art? All of above; perspective, light, and color 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 7 On Newton’s color wheel, colors that lie directly between a secondary and primary are called: Intermediate colors 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 6 On on the color wheel, blues adn greens (p. 109) are usually thought of as: Cool colors 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 5 A color's brightness or dullness is called: Intensity or saturation 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 4 Michelangelo’s Head of a Satyr (p.100) shows the use of: Cross-hatching 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 3 Nikolai Buglaj’s Racing sideways is a commentary on the Western convention of _______. A and B; associating blackness with negative qualities, and associating whiteness with positive qualities. 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 2 With atmospheric perspective, objects further from the viewer appear ______. Cooler and less distinct 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 1 The artist Artemisia Gentileschi heightens the drama of Judith and Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes by using a technique that comes from an Italian word meaning murky. This technique is called: Tenebrism 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 In the 15th century in Italy there was a profound redefinition of space with the codification and usage of linear perspective. Some see the same thing happening today with _________. The increase usage and manipulation of cyberspace and virtual realities 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 9 When and where was linear perspective first codified (studied, organized, and written down)? During the Renaissance Italy 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 8 According to Sayre, or notion of space has changed abruptly and even become fluid since the begging of the twentieth century due to: Einstein's theories 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 7 The surface of a painting or drawing is called: The phone plane 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 6 Although created for different purposes, Barbara Hepworth’s Two Figures and the African Feast- making spoon (pg. 77) share a similar trait. What is it? They are both positive forms that create negative space 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 5 In the Dead Christ (pg. 86), Andrea Mantegna utilizes the technique of _______ in order to adjust the distortion created by the point of view. Foreshortening 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 4 Where is the vanishing point in The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci? At Jesus' head 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 3 What is the metaphorical significance of the carved sculpture, Feast Making Spoon, From the Ivory Coast? It represents the power of imagination to transform an everyday object into a symbolically charged container of social good 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 2 Paul Cezanne’s Madame Cezanne in a Red Armchair illustrates in: All the above; design, pattern, color 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 1 Leonardo da Vinci’s, The Last Supper is based on what specific type of perspective? One-point linear perspective 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 What cultural conventions did Robert Mapplethorpe challenges in his photographic portrait of female body builder, Lisa Lyon? The traditional representation of the female nude 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 9 The organization of visual elements in an artwork is called: A composition 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:17 GMT view revision history
Question 8 Pat Steir’s series, The Drawing Lesson Part 1, Line #1 is about what type of lines? Various artits unique expressive lines 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 7 Hatching and Cross-hatching are ways of turning line into _____, or three dimensional, modeled space. Value 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 6 Which of these pieces illustrates the use of expressive line? Van Gogh's, The Starry Night 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 5 In Giacometti’s Man Pointing, our eyes are directed down his right arm and past his pointed finger to some imagined point of interest beyond. This is an example of which formal element? Implied line 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 4 When a style of line becomes associated as an artist’s work, we say it is… Autographic 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 3 How is Sol LeWitt’s line best described in his work, Wall Drawing No. 681 C? Analytic 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 2 Titian Assumption and Consecretion of the Virgin demonstrates the power of: Line of sight 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 1 The Starry Night, by Vincent Van Gogh, indicates the power of the artist ______ line. Expressive 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 Historically, why do many people receive new and innovative work with reservation? They have little historical context in which to view the work 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 9 How is Maya Ying Lin’s Vietnam memorial similar to works by Edovard Manet and Marcel Duchamp? All were itinially misunderstood by the public 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 8 Which sculptor eventually saw his controversial work destroyed? Richard Serra 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 7 Etienne- Jules Marey and Edward Muybridge were pioneers in the burgeoning art of _____, which was first explored by the Lumiere Bros in 1895. Motion pictures 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 6 What specific component of the National Endowment for the Arts made works of art available to the general public? The arts in Public Places Program 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 5 Which artwork was referred to as an explosion in a shingle factory? Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Stair case 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 4 Manet’s Djeurner sur I’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass) has rejected from the annual salon exhibition in Paris in 1863. Where was it exhibited? At the Salon de Refus 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 3 Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary displays two aspects of the artist’s life his African heritage and what else? His catholic upbringing 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 2 Maya Ying Lin’s Memorial in Washington, D.C.: Was controversial at first because of its non-traditional style 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 1 In 1863, Edvord Manet’s Djeuner sur I’herbe was rejected by the public due to: It's modernity 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 Why images of humans traditionally banned as Islamic art? Depicting a human is thought to be competing with the creator. 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 9 The terms naturalistic or realistic art are sometimes used to describe: Representational art 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 8 The symbolic hand gestures that refers to specific state of mind or events in the life of Buddha are called: Mudra 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 7 Which of these statements best defines visual literacy? The ability to recognize, understands, and communicates the meaning of visual images. 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 6 Christian art main purpose through the middle ages, like that of the stained- glass window from Chartres cathedral, was _____. To educate illiterate people in Christian doctrine. 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 5 The stained-glass window from Chartres cathedral is an excellent example of the use of iconography in art, which means _____. It uses a system of symbols which is easily understandable to most Christians. 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 4 When a woke of art such as Kasimir Malevich’s Suprematist, Black Rectangle, Blue Triangle shows no reference to the natural world of images, it is usually called: Nonrepresentational 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 3 Bierstad’s picturesque view of the Rocky Mountains combines a representation of an American vista with his: European experience 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 2 Jan Van Eycks, Giovanni Arnolfini, and his wife Giovanna Cenami depicts many objects that have symbolic meaning. The use or study of these symbols is called… Iconography 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 1 In the Treason of Images, the artist combines awareness, creativity, and communication by communication by encouraging the viewer to look closely at an object. The artist is: Rene Magrite 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
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Question 10 We can clearely see the artistic impulse to give form to the immaterial, to represent hidden or universal truths, spiritual forces, and personal feelings... Religious Art 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 9 In America, Yukinori Yanagi directly addressess... The traditional view that Japan is a distinct adn isolated culture 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 8 What is the function of the nsiki nkonde figure? It pursued wrongdoers at night and punished them when nails were driven into it 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 7 Where did Picasso draw inspiration for the faces of the female figures on teh right side of the composition fo Les Demoiselles Avignon? African ritual masks 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 6 Objects that are intended to stimulate a sense of beauty in the viewer are thought to be ______ rather than functional. Aesthetic 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 5 Where did Christo and Jean-Claude locate their temporary installation, The Gates? New York's Central Park 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 4 According to Sayre what are three steps in the process of seeing? Reception, extraction, inference 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 3 The imagery in Faith Ringgold's God Bless America was inspired by the... Civil rights movements in the 1960's 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 2 Jasper Johns chose to paint his image of the Amreican flag to experess... His proclivity for things seen but not examined 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
Question 1 The Gates is a typical artwork by the collaborative team... Christo and Jeanne-Claude 0 ucabear Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:58:16 GMT view revision history
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