Final art test
Terms in this set (50)
_____ is a Neolithic structure in England, made of the megaliths forming concentric circles
The sculptor constantin brancusi spent his life searching for forms that were ______
Bird in space
Vanitas painting meditate on _____
The fleeting nature of earthly life and happiness
_____is the name for a standard subject in Christian art, that or Mary, the mother of Jesus, holding her son after he was taken down from the cross.
The term for extreme optical fidelity (or fool the eye) is_____
Pablo Picassos guernica was protest again
Bombing of a civilian protest
Talking skull and woman holding a balance are example of which theme of art?
____, is the best known work of the bizarrely inventive hieronymus Bosch.
The garden of earthly delights
Robert Smithsons The spiral jetty and example of _____
The nature would
Raphael's the Madonna of the meadows is composed using the implied shape of a ____
Mixing two primary colors produces a ____ Color.
_____ is the complementary concept to emphasis.
The use of a scale to indicate relative importance is known as______scale.
What 20th - century artist dated most of his drawings over the course
The word for paper comes from the Latin word_____
Leonardo da Vinci used drawings to explore ideas in_____
Art, Math, Science and Engineering (all of them)
In buon fresco, or true fresco, pigment is mixed with water and applied to____?
What is watercolor's primary characteristic?
By the 1950s, what new synthetic paint would challenge oils as the principal painting medium?
Printing impressions on top of one another from separate blocks in order to achieve full-color prints requires careful alignment of the paper, known as _____.
What did George Eastman introduce in 1888 that made it possible to string images together?
The creation of a photographic body of work around an event, place, or culture is known as?
In 1888 the Kodak camera changed the history of photography how?
First commercial transparent film
The _____ first made it possible to devise s notice that could be reproduced in large numbers and distributed widely
Graphic design today, has its roots in two developments. They are the ____ and ____.
Printing press and industrial revolution
_____ is a sculptural process of bringing together individual pieces, segments, or objects to form a sculpture.
Wood in not very durable because_____.
Insects can eat it, Fire can destory it. Heat and Cold can warp it. Water can rot it.
Although the chemical composition of ____ changes when exposed to extreme heat, ____ doesn't change chemically when its pliability is altered by heat.
Clay and glass
_____is made from the sap of a tree that originally grew only in China.
What are the two basic families of structural systems in architecture?
Shell system and Skeleton and skin system
The Doric, ionic, and Corinthian styles are known as the _____
The greek orders
The ability of material to span horizontal distances with a minimum of support is called?
Under the reign of ____ a new, more naturalistic style of Egyptian art development.
King Tutankhamen's tomb was discovered in 1922 by _____
Although bronze was the favored material for freestanding sculpture I'm Greece, most bronze statues have not survived, because_____
Metal was to valuable for other purposes especially weapons in most ancient sculptures were melted down centuries ago
_____ is a pattern or patterns formed by intricately interwoven ribbons or bands.
Soaring open spaces, pointed arches, ribbed vaulting, flying buttresses, and stained glass windows are characteristic of ____.
The word Renaissance means___.
Leonardo da Vinci was a skilled _____.
Engineer, painter, inventor, and architecture
The isenheim altarpiece, with its gruesome details of Christs flesh wounds, originally hung where?
Hospital devoted to the treatment of illness is afflicting the skin
The movement that divided all of Europe into Protestant and catholic camps is called ________.
St. Teresa in ecstasy was sculpted by _____.
Who ruled with pomp and ceremony from his palace at Versailles _____.
Which work or art tells the story of a man who was murdered in his bath?
The death of Marat
Whose innovation was it to create group portraits in the setting of an activity, rather than posing the subjects formally?
One of queen Marie- Antoinette's favorite portrait painters was______?
Elisabeth Vigee lebrun
What work of art by David, uses a tragic Roman tale to arouse feelings of patriotism, self-sacrifice, and civic virtues in its viewers?
He oath of the Horatii
A major influence upon European culture of the 19th century, one that gave rise to an expanding middle class, was_______
The industrial revolution
Cezanne emphasis on structure in painting was a direct influence in the development of _______
Marcel Duchamp created a new art form in which the artist makes nothing, but merely labels an object as art. He called this art form ________.
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