Art History Chapter 5

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Questions from practice questions.

A good example of a buliding in the Ionic style is the

Temple of Athena Nike, Acroplis

A Dipylon vase would most likely be found in which of the following?

an Athenian cemetery of the Geometric period.

A standing nude figure of a young man is known in Greek art as which of the following?

Kouros

Who was the politician most responsible for the re-building of the Athenian Acroplis in the 5th Century BCE?

Pericles

Which of the following conclusions could be drawn regaurding the Athenians perception of themselves based on the Panathenaic Festival frieze from the Partheon?

had high opinions of their own worth

Who is usually given credit for the invention of the red-figure technique as seen in the amphora of "Achilles and Ajax playing the dice game"?

Andokides painter

The chryselephantine statue of Athena Parthenos stands fully armed. No one doubts this figure is a triumphant expression and refers to the Athenian victory over the Persians in 497 BC. What other warfare symbol accompanies the Athena Parthenos?

Nike on her hand

The earliest known example of the use of contrapposto is the sculpture know as the

Kritios Boy

How does the warrior sculpture, Riace Bronze, demonstrate natural motion in space?

arms freed from body

When compared to the Classical style, Greek Hellenistic art could be characterized as:

more realistic and emotional

How does the figure of the calf-bearer differ from earlier Greek statues as well as Egyptian and Near Easter statues?

smile

Who was the director of the sculptural programs on the Parthenon?

Phidias

Black-figure ceramics would most likely be found in conjunction with the art of which of the following periods?

Arcahic and Early Classical

Early Archaic monumental stone statues followed Egyptian style very closely. This stlye can be described as

rigidly frontal left foot slightly advanced

A female figure used as an architectural support was known as a

caryatid

The Orientalizing period of art is so named beacuse of the exposure of early Greeks to the art of ______________and_______________

The Near East and Egypt

What event caused the Persians to withdraw from the Aegean in 478 BCE?

defeat of Persian Navy

Unlike their counterparts in the near East, Greek gods assumed human form. Which of the following is another characteristiv of the Greek gods?

They were immortals

Later Greeks calculated their chronology from this event and despite rivalries and differences; from then on all Greeks regaurded themselves as citizens of Hellas. Which of the following is that event?

First Greek Olympiad

Which structure from the Athenian Acroplis has four sides of very different character with each side resting on different ground levels?

Erechtheion

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