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Professional art critics:
are part of the art establishment in the U.S. that determines what constitutes good art.
Alan Lomax's cross-cultural research on music found:
some broad correlations between various aspects of music and a culture's level of subsistence.
The New Zealand government wishes to get back many of its treasured art objects once taken by Europeans traveling in that country. What are these art objects?
Tattooed and mummified Maori heads
When displayed in museums, descriptions of non-Western art (as compared to Western art) often include all of the following EXCEPT:
the name of the artist who produced it
Through music, Bert, Ernie, and Kermit of Sesame Street:
are forms of art that educate children about conflict resolution and race relations
In more complex societies, state governments:
sponsor art for the sake of instilling obedience and maintaining the status quo.
Navajo sandpainting is not only an art form, but also a primary part in all of the following aspects of Navajo life EXCEPT:
Which of the following is NOT usually considered a graphic or plastic art by anthropologists?
An Inuit artist carving ivory:
sees his activity as a liberation of whatever form is already in a piece of ivory.
All of the following are characteristics of music associated with stratified societies EXCEPT:
Muslim American band MPAC has adapted hip-hop music to their own cultural standards through all of the following EXCEPT:
they pray numerous times during the concert
Where was the "Peace Wall" constructed as a way of integrating and solidifying social binds?
Which of the following is NOT true about Liberation Theater?
It is based on the philosophies of Franz Boas
What are vigango and with what culture are they associated?
They are traditional wooden statues from Kenya
What is the origin of capoeira?
Capoeira originated as a way of adapting to an oppressed environment in which there was almost no other outlet for frustration and anger.
Which statement about music in the 21st century is true?
There is increasing collaboration between different art forms throughout the world
Chilean arpilleristas did NOT:
use their art to support the government in power
Slobin and Titon identified four major areas of concern for ethnomusicologists. Which of the following does NOT belong?
Political impact of music
All ethnomusicologists are interested in:
studying music in its cultural context
With what form of art was Secretary of State Madeleine Albright associated as a way of communicating political statements in a non-threatening manner?
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