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Chapter 9, Sculpture - Art Appreciation V01

Professor Hagel - Ventura College
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Michelangelo's The Cross-Legged Captive is an example of __________ sculpture.
subtractive
All but one of the following materials can be used for casting. Which one cannot?
Wood
__________ is very likely the most demanding type of sculpture because the artist must have a clear
concept of the final product from the very beginning of the process.
Carving
Sherry Levine's Fountains after Duchamp pays homage to Marcel Duchamp's original Dada
"readymade" and is a classic example of __________.
appropriation art
In sculptural works such as Three Figures and Four Benches, George Segal produces plaster replicas of
people who seem very __________.
isolated
Louise Nevelson said, "I began using found objects. I had all this wood lying around and I began to
move it around, I began to compose." Nevelson's compositions are considered __________.
assemblages
Wood has more tensile strength than stone, meaning that it can be __________ more.
bent and stretched
Due to its __________, clay is frequently used to make three-dimensional preparatory sketches for other
sculptures.
flexibility
In his Apollo and Daphne, the Italian Baroque sculptor Bernini captured the softness of flesh and the
textures of hair, leaves, and bark, thereby showing us the potential of __________ as a sculptural
material
marble
Referring to sculptures such as __________, art critic Robert Hughes said such works were "everything
that statues had not been: not monolithic, but open, not cast or carved, but assembled from flat planes."
Picasso's Mandolin and Clarinet
Claes Oldenburg's Soft Toilet elevates an everyday object to a work of art and forces us to rethink its
function in society. This is an example of __________.
Pop art
Made from the seat and handlebars of an old bicycle, __________ is probably the best known
assemblage of all time
Picasso's Bull Head
The Simon Rodia Towers in Watts, coated with glass, tile, shells, and dishes, took 33 years to erect. It an
example of a(n) __________.
mixed media assemblage
The American sculptor __________ was one of the early pioneers of the __________, the first form of
art that made motion a basic element.
Calder; mobile
Edgar Degas' The Little Dancer was exhibited as a wax model in 1881 and later produced in
__________.
bronze
Concerning his Cluster of Four Cubes, George Rickey wrote, "The cubes glide, nearly brushing one
another in an intricate and graceful dance that belies their apparent bulk." This is an example of a
__________.
kinetic sculpture
Light sculptor Dan Flavin primarily designs using __________.
fluorescent tubes
Janine Antoni's 600-pound cube, titled Gnaw, is made of __________ and sculpted by __________.
chocolate; teeth