Chapter 19: Modern Art (Understanding Art 11th Edition Lois Fichner-Rathus)
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What was modern about the "new" art of the late 18th century in France was its concept of ____. The first period of modern art to use planar recession was ____
The Neoclassical style is characterized by all of the following except ____.
virtuoso brushwork and a brilliant palette
In the Grande Odalisque, the articulation of the heavy drapery contrasts with the crisp treatment of the linens and sensual lines of the harem mistress's body, revealing that, above all else, Ingres was a ____.
The most famous Rubeniste and Ingres's archrival was ____, whose dynamic painting of The Death of Sardanapalus was inspired by a tragedy by ____
Francisco Goya, who was neither Neoclassicist nor Romantic, is best known for his ____, one of the most famous of which is The Third of May, 1808
graphic representation of man's inhumanity to man
The modern Realist painters of the 19th century, including Honoré Daumier and Édouard Manet, were bound by all of the following except they ____
were preoccupied with the science of optics
As depicted in Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe, Édouard Manet utilized all but one of the following "modern" painting techniques:
He modeled his figures using chiaroscuro
The setting of Édouard Manet's reclining nude figure of Olympia is a(n) ____
bordello of the Parisian demimonde
The dissolution of surfaces and study of local color was central to ____ art, which is dramatically evident in a series of canvases depicting ____ from a variety of angles, during different times of day and seasons
Claude Monet's; Rouen Cathedral
Of all of the Impressionists, Pierre-Auguste Renoir was the ____, as evidenced in his Le Moulin de la Galette
most significant figure painter
Which of the following statements about Edgar Degas is not true?
His pictorial spatial organization was derived from Renaissance prototypes
The Post-Impressionist Georges Seurat's painting technique is known as ____, which is a meticulous application of pigment that he derived from the study of ___
Pointillism; color theories
The movement away from a realistic representation of subjects toward abstraction took many forms, but Paul Cézanne led the way toward modernism with his ____, as seen in his Still Life with Basket of Apples
drastic collapsing of space, forcing imagery to the picture plane
n his ____, Vincent van Gogh's vibrant colors, characteristic long, thin strokes and feverish application of paint creates an emotionalism that turns a sleepy town into a cosmic display
It is obvious that Paul Gauguin's Vision After the Sermon is a Synthetic painting because ____
it combines unnaturalistic color with symbolism
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's deformity led to an alienation from his family so he instead found a home in ____, as depicted in At the Moulin Rouge
the cabarets, cafes, and bordellos of Paris
"I saw the flaming clouds like blood and a sword--the bluish-black fjord and town--my friends walked on--I stood there-trembling with anxiety--and I felt as though Nature were convulsed by a great unending scream." This quote is describing ___
Edvard Munch's The Scream
In The Outbreak, Käthe Kollwitz tried to symbolize ____ through her forceful depiction of the 16th-century Peasants' War
man's inhumanity to man
James Abbott McNeill Whistler's Arrangement in Black and Gray: The Artist's Mother exhibits a combination of realism and abstraction that was strongly influenced by ____
Gustave Courbet and Japanese prints
The shocking realism depicted in Thomas Eakins' The Gross Clinic stems from his ___
experience working with live models and dissecting corpses
The Hudson River School was a group of artists who painted the beauty of the natural American landscape with a sense of romanticism that was embodied in the writings of ___
James Fenimore Cooper
Auguste Rodin's The Burghers of Calais is considered a groundbreaking Impressionist sculpture because of its ___
intense realism and highly textured surfaces that capture the play of light
The famous Neoclassical painter ____ painted herself into her allegorical work entitled The Artist in the Character of Design Listening to the Inspiration of Poetry.
For his Neoclassical sculpture of Pauline Borghese, Antonio Canova chose to portray her as ____.
Architect Benjamin Latrobe was responsible for which of the following designs?
the design for the Oval Office
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