Art Appreciation Midterm
Terms in this set (50)
Art is a primarily a _______ medium that is used to express our ideas about our human experience and the world around us.
Art is a ______ phenomenon
branch of philosophy
Craft refers to which of the following?
The content of a work of art refers to _______
An equestrian sculpture is one that includes a ______
In ancient Rome, ______ sculptures were seen as the ultimate symbol of imperial dignity and power
A graphite rod in a wood or metal holder is called
A silverpoint drawing is ______.
Made by using thing stylus made of silver
In ______ printing, areas that are not to be printed are but away from the printing surface, so the areas to be printed are left higher.
A(n) _____ print is an example of a relief print.
The word "intaglio" comes from the Italian verb meaning ________.
to cut away
______ is a type of printmaking proccess which uses a slab of limestone or metal and oily crayons, pencils or liquid.
____ sculptures are meant to be viewed from all sides
Except for very small sculptures, all cast sculptures are created using the _____ method of casting
The ______ is an early type of photographic process
Content is about a work of art's ______.
Iconography uses ______ to suggest concepts and ideas.
Ideological criticism deals with a work of art's _______ significance.
Structuralists believe that in order to understand a work of art, one must study the structure of art and the complex ____ of all its parts
Deconstruction involves the belief that an image has ______ of meanings
Feminist criticism deals with _____ in art
According to _____, all art supports some particular political agenda, cultural structure, or economic/class hierarchy
Context refers to the social and ____ conditions that encompass a work of art
The subtext in an artwork refers to ______
its underlying theme or message
The role of an art critic is ______
to describe works of art and evaluate their significance
Artists such a Leonardo and Michaelangelo were trained by the ____ method
Museums become common in _____ during the nineteenth century
An example of a community artwork is the
AIDS Memorial Quilt
The iconoclasts were known as
The view of an artist as a creative genius rather than a skilled worker began to form in Europe during the _______.
The opposite of an artist working on a commission is an artist working on
in medieval Europe, specialized societies called ____ preserved technical information for artists and regulated art making
Prehistoric artists painted images in the _____ of the caves.
The ancient Chinese made ___ vessels for storing wine
As its name suggests, the ancient Greek ____ was used for carrying and storing water
Salt was considered so valuable that it was a source of wealth; the European nobility used elaborate saltcellars as a _____
Ritual meals include:
all of these choices
The House if the Vetti had a front atrium with a pool, called the ______, for collecting rainwater
The paintings in the Villa of Mysteries were done by the
The Primordial Couple of Dragons represents
the father and mother of all
An odalisque was a member of
The Japanese shugna prints are translated as
Georgia O'Keeffe's work are often extreme close ups of
The ancient cities required _____ in order to function
in Mesopotamia, _____ symbols developed into the first writing.
In Mesopotamia, the early city states were between Tigris and the
The Indus River Valley is in present day
Historically in India, images of ideal erotic sexuality were
common in temples and miniature paintings
When an artisit paints thickly and directly onto the canvas, the work is called a(n) _____ painting