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Art Module 1 Test
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Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen's sculptures, such as Shuttlecocks, communicate that the viewer's interpretation of artwork is greatly affected by __________.
In art, value refers to the __________.
lightness and darkness of surfaces
The green seat-backs in Jacob Lawrence's Going Home demonstrate that repetition can also achieve __________.
Carrie Mae Weems' Man Reading Newspaper from The Kitchen Table Series is an example of art for __________.
The illusion of a third-dimension on a picture plane is called __________.
Raphael's The School of Athens creates the illusion of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface through the use of __________.
In art, the tactile qualities of surfaces and the visual representation of those qualities are known as __________.
The appearance of similarity in a work of art is called __________.
The principal area of emphasis in an artwork is called a __________.
In two-dimensional art, the area where the viewer's eye, ground plane, and horizon line converge is known as the __________.
A material and its accompanying technique is called a __________.
What is one advantage of a well-designed object?
it can enrich our daily lives
The "fool the eye" realism of paintings like William Harnett's A Smoke Backstage is referred to as __________.
Henri Matisse's photographs of the progress for the painting Large Reclining Nude exemplify the __________.
What distinguishes proportion from scale?
proportion is the size relationship of parts to a whole
The study of how and why artworks are considered beautiful is called __________.
What easy to understand device do artists often use in commentary?
Which of the following installations is an example of kinetic art?
Alexander Calder's mobile in the National Gallery
In Her Secret Is Patience, Janet Echelman used a cactus flower formed by netting and colored light to symbolize __________.
The desert city of Pheonix
Frank Lloyd Wright embellished the structure of the Hollyhock House by __________.
using repeating bands of abstracted hollyhock flowers
Comparing works with same subject is one way to better understand the relationship of __________.
form and content
Which type of art focuses on human subjects?
Architects are most concerned with the qualities of __________.
When art serves the ritualistic needs or expresses the spirituality of an established faith, it fulfills __________.
A religious purpose
Which term refers to the organization of visual elements in a painting or a photograph?
How is variety different from unity?
variety provides diversity
Which artist emphasized the natural rhythms present in flowers?
Which artists create work based primarily on cultural traditions and practices?
Frida Kahlo's The Broken Column is an example of art used for __________.
What are we doing when we connect our perceptions of objects with our emotions, memories, and experiences?
Why did frank Lloyd wright use the hollyhock to embellish Alice Barnsdall's house?
it was the owner's favorite flower
Which attribute has the potential to influence future thought, actions, and human endeavors?
Art forms that influence action and opinion are?
What distinguishes atmospheric perspective from linear perspective?
variations of light and color achieve spatial depth
In Edward Weston's Pepper #30, the texture, light and shape of the pepper represent it's?
How is content different than form?
content is the meeting expressed by the artwork
What detail of the Virgin of Carmel Saving Souls in Purgatory exemplifies iconography?
the subjects, including God, Mary, and Angels
What is one way that Paul Cezanne implies depth in still life with Apples?
he uses vertical placement to make the lemon appear closer than the apples to the viewer
Which element is necessary to create an all-over pattern in an art work?
the repetition of a set of ordered clement
How did an intent way of seeing affect Edward Weston's artwork?
Weston's sensitivity to form influenced how he photographed the pepper
In an art work the total effect of the combined visual qualities is known as the
What media has largely replaced paintings for storytelling for today's mass audience?
television and films
Which of the following types of art depicts recognizable objects from the natural world.
What features of the Sainte-Chapelle induces feelings of wonder that facilitate religious experience?
walls of stained glass that tell biblical stories
When a work of art shows no reference to the world of images it is
Beauty is defined according to
different ideals that vary across cultures
What aspect of the Charioteer exemplifies idealism?
the youthful perfection and dignity
What element creates unity in I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold
the number 5
In a work of art the symbolic meaning of imagery is called
how did many people in the Middle Ages learn about bible stories?
from stained-glass window in churches
why was Maya Lin's Vietnam War Memorial initially controversial
people felt it was too different from traditional war monuments
what is one reason that Echelman's choice of netting for her secret is patience contributes to the viewer's understanding and enjoyment of the work
netting is flexible and responds gracefully to the winds in Phoenix so the work harmonize with the city and forces of nature
which if the following us an example of nonrepresentational art
Carmen Herrera's Yellow and Black
why is Alma Thomas' White Spring Roses Sing an example of abstract art?
Thomas simplifies the forms of roses into geometrical shaped
The dominant shapes in a picture plane are called
What are two modes of visual awareness
looking and seeing
which of the following is a characteristics of organic shapes
an irregular outline
one characteristics of Ancient Greek art is
Which of the following activities would best be described as "seeing"
finding recognizable images in clouds
in representational art, objects are called
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