Sculpture & Craft quiz 8-ch. 2.4 & 2.6
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This process, which involves carving away material from a surface where it cannot be reapplied, was used to sculpt the Olmec Colossal Head.
The metalworking process called repoussé, used to create the death mask from Mycenae, involves which kind of craftsmanship?
Which of the following is not a method of carving?
All sculptures have this characteristic in common:
They exist in 3D space
Which of these materials can be used to create a sculpture?
All of the other answers: wax, stone, plastic, ice
Another name for freestanding sculpture is ________.
in the round.
The sculptural process in which the artist carves only in shallow depth is called ________.
Which of these is not an additive process of sculpting?
What is one of the main reasons that the creation of the Olmec colossal heads is so impressive?
They were created without metal tools.
Sculptures created using this method often require the movement of large amounts of soil from one location to another.
The coins we use as money usually have a sculptural design in what form?
The name of this bronze-casting process relies on a modeled original form made from a pliable material. This method is known as ________.
A piece of thrown pottery is created using this potter's tool.
Clay that has a great deal of water mixed into it, making it very thin, is known as ________.
Glass was probably first used by this ancient culture.
Our word ceramic comes from this Greek word.
As a concept, the division between art and craft began during this period.
The Renaissance in Italy
A sculpture intended by the artist to move is called ________ sculpture.
This artist took a urinal, turned it on its side, made some other slight alterations, and presented it as an art object titled Fountain.
Michelangelo believed ________ to be the finest and most challenging of all the visual arts.
The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living, by Damien Hirst, is an example of the broad range of materials that can be used in a work of art. It presents a ________ suspended in a tank of formaldehyde.
This American artist created a large earthwork titled Spiral Jetty in the Great Salt Lake in Utah in 1969-70.
An artist cannot turn a trash can into a readymade artwork.
The significance of the figures on the sumptuous gold Salt Cellar of Francis I has nothing to do with the function of the object.
Match the artwork w/its medium:
Benvenuto Cellini, Salt Cellar of Francis 1
Faith Ringgold, Tar Beach
The Portland Vase
Peter Voulkos, Gallas Rock
Captain Richard Carpenter (Du'klwayella), Bent-corner chest