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The first step in the process of seeing is
The retina, which is a collection of nerve cells at the back of the eye, extracts basic information, which it then sends to the visual
The bold vertical lines in Faith Ringgold's God Bless America represent
What inspired Le Sun to dig a cave-temple in Dunhuang, China?
he had a vision
In addition to their role as sacred objects, minkisi also served what cultural function?
they symbolized resistance to colonial influences.
In preparing for Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Pablo Picasso originally intended to include which element that would not appear in the final painting?
Which artist specializes in portraits of African-American women posed in reclining positions amidst décor dating from the 1960s and 1970s?
Which of the following are made both for functional purposes and for the art market?
coffins from Kane Kwei's workshop
What was so controversial about Robert Mapplethorpe's works of art?
Which artist created a work that was referred to as "an explosion in a shingle factory"?
The intention of Tilted Arc from the Federal Plaza in Lower Manhattan was to
question political power.
Michelangelo's figure of David represents
Francis Bacon's artworks are so expensive because they
are relatively rare.
Archeologist Clive Gamble suggests that portable figures such as Woman represent
a system of shared values among groups of hunter-gatherers.
The mirror in Ungonachomma (The Eagle Seeks Out Beauty) symbolizes
What determined the proportions of the ideal human form according to Polyclitus?
the height of the head
What creates a sense not only of enclosure and connection, but also movement and direction?
The primary function of an outline is to
indicate a two-dimensional shape.
The function of contour lines is to
suggest a three-dimensional form.
Titian uses which implied shapes in Assumption and Consecration of the Virgin to link the separate horizontal realms of his composition?
The Japanese style of "Superflat" takes inspiration from
The area where line almost disappears in Rembrandt van Rijn's The Three Crosses represents
Which artist described his work as "almost a cry of anguish"?
Vincent van Gogh
Which artist writes instructions allowing placement and arrangement of lines to be determined by museum staff?
The Chinese symbols within a red square on Hung Liu's Relic 12 represent the
One of the basic signatures of contemporary abstract painting is the
According to film critic Laura Mulvey, the traditional role of women in Hollywood films is to
be looked at
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon was painted by
The tossed shoe and naked foot in Jean-Honoré Fragonard's The Swing represent
What festival celebration takes place in the countryside on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar to commemorate the start of summer and the promise of a bountiful harvest?
During the gerewol festival, the Wodaabe men decorate themselves with feathers, jewelry, and embroidery to
appeal to women
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