The word art encompasses many meanings, including process. Which of the following is considered an artistic process?
Examining a work of art in its historical, social and political _______ enables you to better understand it.
What civilization was obsessed with its idea of beauty, and developed mathematical formulas for sculpting the human body so it would achieve ideal perfection?
The 16th century artist Leonardo da Vinci produced what is perhaps the most famous painting in the history of Western art. This painting is known as _______.
Glass sculptor Dale Chihuly's Fiordi Como, located in Las Vegas Bellagio Hotel, is a 70 foot-long ceiling piece reminiscent of the shapes and brilliant colors of Venice's renowned _______ glass.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is best known for her extremely realistic and often anguished _______.
Marc Chagall's self-portrait I and the Village can be best described as a depiction of_______.
An anti-commercial movement begun in the 1960's in which works of art are conceived and executed in the mind of the artist is known as ____________.
In his famous 1907 photograph, Alfred Stieglitz captures the juxtaposition of the upper and lower classes on board the Kaiser Wilhelm II ship. This photograph is titled _________.
In art, a __________ is usually defined as a moving dot and is both the simplest and most complex of the visual elements.
________creates the illusion of roundness or three dimensional through the use of light and shadow on a two-dimensional surface.
From the Italian for "light-dark", what term is sometimes used in place of the word modeling?
A triangular glass solid that breaks down sunlight or white light into different colors is called a ______.
David Gilhooly's Bowl of Chocolate Moose seems gooey and edible. It is a visual pun that employs the use of a technique known as ______.
The process of organizing the visual elements to achieve a desired aesthetic in a work of art is known as______.
Although there is much variety amongst the characters in Archilbald Motley Jr's Saturday Night, the overall composition is unified by ______.
a glowing red color field
When artists focus on the unity of ideas and meaning in their work rather than the visual and compostional elements. they are pursuing______.
Unlike two-dimensional compositions, three-dimensional objects such as sculptures often have
In art, _________refers to the distribution of the actual or apparent weight of the compositional elements.
Pictorial balance can be found in which of the following?
Leonardo da Vinci's Proportion of the human figure
Leonardo da Vinci's Proportion of the human figure can best be considered an example of ________.
Andy Warhol's grid-based composition, Ethel Scull Thirty-six Times, exhibits_____due to the multidimensional and varied views of Scull's personality and expressions.
Variety within unity
_______is often a major design element in art forms such as ceramics, basketry, jewelry, and stained glass.
In family of Saltimbanques, Picasso places visual emphasis on the seated woman in the painting though
_____refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or a specific culture or period.
Roy Lichtenstein's Forget it, Forget me! is an example of Pop Art that has the visual appearance of a____________.
The setting of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's The Two Girlfriends takes place in
Context has a profound influence on style. Artworks are very much a product of __________.
Their culture at a moment in time
_____refers to the portrayal of people and things as they actually are, with no idealization or distortion,
____is both a very realistic portrait of rural life in America and an icon of American art due to its many commercial reproductions on cereal boxes, greeting cards, posters, and the like,
Grant Wood's American Gothic
The couple in Lichtenstein's Forget it, Forget me! are not very realistic but they are clearly recognizable. The painting is therefore a good example of ______.
In expressionistic art, the artist intentionally distorts colors are forms in the composition in order to achieve an______.
Heightened emotional impact
Compositions such as Barbara Hepworth's Two figures are termed______because they make no reference at all to nature reality.
When we talk about the relationship of the size of the parts to the whole that is referring to_____.
Using relative size to indicate relative importance of figures being depicted is______.