In a two-dimensional work of art that is balanced symmetrically, the implied center of gravity is
along the vertical axis down the center of the composition.
Because she painted it repeatedly and because she lived out her life there, Georgia O'Keeffe is most closely associated with
The ancient Roman architect Vitruvius associated the perfected male form with the perfect geometry of
the circle and square
The architect Le Corbusier designed the Modulor, a tool he used for calculating human proportions, based upon
the golden section
Artists will often add ________ to provide interest and enliven the unity of a work of art.
The difference in the color and consistency of different types of crayons and pastels is due to
the use of different binders.
The painting technique used in the first century in Egypt, Greece, and Rome that involves the use of wax is
In fresco painting, a drawing called a ________ is transferred to the prepared surface prior to applying the pigment.
One of the advantages of oil painting is that it dries very slowly. This allows for
All these answers are correct. 7.10
In printmaking, where multiple images are made from the same original design, each individual print is called
If a print is numbered 4/100, what information can be deciphered?
There are 96 other prints in the edition.
Printing impressions on top of one another from separate blocks in order to achieve full-color woodcut prints requires careful alignment of the paper, known as
The supervision by one individual or group over the artistic expression of another individual or group is known as
In 1878, Eadweard Muybridge photographed a galloping horse, and discovered that
galloping horses occasionally have all four hooves off the ground.
A daguerreotype was an early photographic method created using a
copper plate covered with silver iodine.
The Farm Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
paid photographers to document the Great Depression.
Despite an enthusiastic public acceptance, the success of the daguerreotype was limited by
the inability to make multiple images from one negative.
One of the most celebrated 19th-century artists, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, created posters for the famous dance hall called
the Moulin Rouge.
The ________ first made it possible to devise a notice that could be reproduced in large numbers and distributed widely.
Although symbols convey information and embody ideas,
they have no meaning in themselves; their meaning is invented by cultural use; and the ideas they embody may change radically with time.
According to the author, graphic design as we know it today has its roots in two developments. They are
the printing press and the Industrial Revolution.
High-relief sculpture is different than low-relief sculpture in that
high-relief projects boldly from the background, and elements of high-relief may be in the round, unattached to the background.
An archaeologist asked ________ to reconstruct an entire pot from a broken piece he had found, thus launching her career and the revival of Pueblo pottery.
Using a steel framework with masonry sheathing, the ________, designed by Louis Sullivan, is thought by many to be the first genuinely modern building.
The ability of a material to span horizontal distances with a minimum of support is called
Built for the World's Fair in 1889, the ________ was an early experiment in iron construction.
The International style emphasizes
all of these: clean lines, geometric form, and avoidance of superficial decoration.