Art Book

Which artists create work based primarily on cultural traditions and practices?folk artists
Which is an example of outsider art?the Watts Towers
Georgia O’Keeffe’s Jack in the Pulpit could best be classified asboth representational and abstract
In René Magritte’s La Trahison des Images (The Treason of Images), which element calls attention to the artist’s intent to distinguish art from reality?the words below the image
According to your text, why do children often become less creative as they get older?They come to doubt thir creativity.
Which work of art references a quote by the American poet and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson?Janet Echelman’s Her Secret is Patience
Based on your reading of the text, what term best describes the ability to bring forth something new that has value?creativity
All of the following are examples of folk art EXCEPTchildren’s art.
How does your textbook define a work of art?the visual expression of an idea or experience
What medium is used in Her Secret is Patience?flexible netting
Based on the discussion in your text, what distinguishes visual creativity from other creative practices?the use of images
Based on the discussion in your text, Romare Bearden was influenced by all of the following EXCEPTgraffiti art.
Romare Bearden has said his art is aboutthe African-American experience.
Which of the following first inspired Georgia O’Keeffe’s series of paintings based on flowers?an interest in the shapes and colors of nature
What aspect of Auguste Rodin’s medium in The Kiss calls attention to the sensuous quality of the sculpted flesh?the unfinished texture
Which term does NOT apply to Constantin Brancusi’s The Kiss?trompe l’oeil
Romare Bearden’s Rocket to the Moon shows the influence of Cubist works such as Pablo Picasso’s Guitar, Sheet Music and Wine Glass in its similarform.
What aspect of Constantin Brancusi’s The Kiss best demonstrates its abstraction?its emphasis on geometric form
Based on the discussion in your text, which activity would best be described as “seeing?”finding recognizable images in clouds
Which work of art uses the medium of photomontage?Romare Bearden’s Prevalence of Ritual: Tidings
Why is Simon Rodia’s Nuestro Pueblo (Our Town) NOT an example of folk art?The artist worked independently of any tradition or style.
According to the text, all of the following are features shared by creative individuals EXCEPTan early demonstration of intellectual aptitude.
Why are both of these artworks considered nonrepresentational?They both lack outside references.
Romare Bearden’s Rocket to the Moon shows the influence of Cubist works such as Pablo Picasso’s Guitar, Sheet Music and Wine Glass in its similarform.
Which of the following first inspired Georgia O’Keeffe’s series of paintings based on flowers?an interest in the shapes and colors of nature
What aspect of Auguste Rodin’s medium in The Kiss calls attention to the sensuous quality of the sculpted flesh?the unfinished texture
Which term refers specifically to content in a painting?iconography
Who was the Philadelphia Wireman?an unknown artist who made sculptures from refuse and other objects
Why is Simon Rodia considered an outsider artist?His art developed through his own vision and imagination.
In René Magritte’s La Trahison des Images (The Treason of Images), which element calls attention to the artist’s intent to distinguish art from reality?the words below the image
Most instructive in identifying this figure as an Amida Buddha is theiconography of the lotus flower.
What did Alexander Calder employ to create movement in Untitled?air currents
When mixing pigments, white is added to produce atint.
What is another term used to describe atmospheric perspective?aerial perspective
All of the following can be found in Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist Painting (Eight Red Rectangles) EXCEPTorganic shapes
Where is an example of two-point perspective seen in Raphael’s The School of Athens?the cube in the foreground
According to the text, Keith Sonnier’s use of light in works like Motordom forces an increased awareness ofthe surrounding space.
What is the optical effect of warm colors such as red and orange in a painting?They appear to advance.
What distinguishes Paul Cézanne’s treatment of space in his Still Life with Apples from Raphael’s in The School of Athens?Cézanne calls attention to the flatness of his canvas.
All of the following are secondary colors EXCEPTred
Which best describes the role of time in Christian Marclay’s installation The Clock?It presents multiple clips in real time.
Which term would probably NOT be used in a discussion of Alexander Calder’s Untitled?aerial perspective
What inspired Keith Sonnier to use neon light in his art?It seems to surround and involve the viewer.
In this work by Kiki Smith, the cat could be called all EXCEPTthe ground.
What distinguishes a form from a shape?A form appears to be three-dimensional.
What technique is used in Asher Brown Durand’s Kindred Spirits to create a sense of three-dimensional space?atmospheric perspective
What type of colors appear directly opposite on a color wheel?complementary colors
What visual tool does Shen Zhou use in his treatment of space in Poet on a Mountaintop?variations of tone
All of the following might be used to suggest three-dimensional space in a flat image EXCEPTopen form.
What effect might best be achieved by a sculpture with closed form?a sense of overwhelming power
Both M. C. Escher’s Sky and Water I and Katsushika Hokusai’s The Wave showimplied motion.
This detail of a reproduction of Sandro Botticelli’s Birth of Venus is an example offour-color printing.
What did Marc Chagall use to organize his composition in I and the Village?implied lines that form a circle
What type of color scheme did Jennifer Bartlett use in Trio?analogous
Lita Albuquerque’s Wind Painting 01.08.12, 1:10:44pm PST contains primarily which type of color scheme?analogous
Daniel Chester French wanted spotlights installed above his sculpture of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in order tochange the sculpture’s expressive impact.
If you were an art critic using a formalist approach to analyze this work of architecture, what information would you want to know and why?the date the building was made in order to compare it against past and contemporary buildings
What is the significance of Miller v. California?It set standards for the censorship of art in the United States.
All of these terms apply to two- and three-dimensional artworks alike EXCEPTcomposition
Which of these design choices would create the greatest sense of stability and calm in a work of art?depicting a tall, straight tree against a flat horizon line in the distance
The distorted proportions of the Roettgen Pietà adds to itsexpressive effect
In Jockeys Before the Race, Edgar Degas uses all of the following to shift the viewer’s attention to the left side of the canvas EXCEPTthe pole in the foreground.
A form gathers visual weight as it moves closer tothe edge of a picture
A person typically experiences scale in relation tothe size of his or her body
What distinguishes the use of a focal point to give emphasis in a work of art?Emphasis is given to a specific area or detail
Which best describes balance in Shuttlecocks?The red tip helps to create asymmetrical balance
In Lyubov Popova’s The Pianist, the white repeated forms add rhythm andallude to the subject matter
How does the change in the scale of the “5” function in Charles Demuth’s I Saw The Figure 5 in Gold?It draws the viewer deeper into the painting
According to the text, how do most artists use unity and variety?They seek a balance of unity and variety.
What visual element is commonly used to create directional force in a painting?line
Why do many public buildings employ symmetrical balance in their designs?
Which term refers to the organization of visual elements in a painting or a photograph?
What did Matisse create by moving the figure’s right leg down slightly in his version of Large Reclining Nude?directional force
What element of Robert Rauschenberg’s Gift for Apollo helps to unify the assemblage?the placement of the chain
What design problem is presented by the subject matter in Lavinia Fontana’s Noli Me Tangere?foregrounding the standing and prostrate figures
An analysis of scale in Donald Judd’s Untitled would be most likely to addressthe overall dimension of the sculpture
What design principle does Cildo Meireles employ in his work Cruzeiro do Sul (Southern Cross) to underscore his commentary about the lack of attention given countries in the Southern Hemisphere?scale
What distinguishes the use of balance in sculpture from its use in painting?Sculpture must consider balance for structural purposes.
Which architectural feature contributes a sense of rhythm to the façade of the White House?the columns
How did Michelangelo solve the problem presented by his subject matter in the Piéta?He made the bodies of Mary and Christ disproportionate to one another.
Which creators rely most on light primary colors in their work?
What design principle is obviously distorted to create greater impact in Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s Shuttlecocks?scale
Damien Hirst’s use of symmetry in Posterity—The Holy Place serves what key purpose in the design?It creates unity.
The use of pattern in Pieter de Hooch’s Interior of a Dutch House demonstrates which design principle?