In _______ balance, the two sides of a composition on either side of an imaginary vertical dividing line correspond to one another in size, shape, and placement of form.
The first World War led to the Russian Revolution, the rise of the Nazi Party, and Fascism, resulting in artistic:
Censorship and repression
A glaze has a silica base that causes it to vitrify during firing; this means the glaze becomes
Decorated with stories about Vishnu, _______ is one of the most famous monuments of Cambodia
The first woman to gain widespread notoriety as an artist in the Renaissance was
The Terra Cotta Warriors were found in the tomb of Emperor _______, from whom China takes its name
Film depends on a phenomenon called _______ in which the human brain retains a visual image for a fraction of a second longer than the human eye records, making everything we see continuous and uninterrupted
Persistence of vision
When an artist places parallel lines closely together to create shade in a drawing, it is referred to as _______.
One of Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein's major contributions to film was his skilled use of_______ to heighten the dramatic intensity
The fraction that appears in the center of a print below the image is referred to as the _______ number
Totalitarian governments between the wars officially required a socially and politically 'correct' form of art, social realism; its goal was
Retreat from the modern art
Niki de Saint Phalle's works, which she 'killed' with nails, dirt, darts, etc., show the continuing influence of
In which of the following media does the artist draw an image with a greasy crayon directly on a flat stone slab?
Art theories that focus attention on the composition of the work and how earlier works may have influenced it are called
Drawings done with ink thinned with water and executed with a brush are referred to as _______.
Gothic builders were able to open large areas for windows because of the use of the pointed arch and
A(n) _______ work of art is one in which an artist is physically involved with the production of the work of art.
One feature that set Gothic architecture apart from Romanesque was the extensive use of
Events that shook up the world at the beginning of the 20th century included Sigmund Freud's work on the subconscious mind and the invention of:
The phenomenon when positive and negative space change places, as seen in M.C. Escher's Sky and Water I woodcut print, is called
Figure ground reversal
To evaluate a work of art properly, we must deal with it in the context of
The society that produced it
A promoter of environmentalism and social problems, this artist is known primarily for photographs of the natural environment, such as Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park, California
Eugene Delacroix was famous for his painterly qualities, meaning he used paint to:
Define shapes by color
The Style (De Stijl) was started in the Netherlands, inspired by Cubism, and had as its goal
The method of creating the illusion of depth on a 2-D surface through the appearance of converging parallel lines and one or more vanishing points is called _______.
A subcategory of constructed sculpture seen in the works of Deborah Butterfield that lets artists use familiar objects in new ways is called