Appreciation of Art
Keltie Ferris demonstrates a contemporary approach by finishing her works with
Joan Mitchell’s Untitled is an example of
an oil painting
Which artist is considered a leader in the revival of fresco painting in the 1920s and 1930s?
In painting media, the pigment most notably provides
Opaque watercolor is also called
The Chinese regard painting to derive from the art of
A very thin, transparent film of color painted over an already-painted surface is called
A type of paint utilizing egg yolk as a binder is
In buon fresco, the pigments, combined with water, are applied to
Encaustic is an ancient painting medium in which the pigments are suspended in
The term used to discuss how a building stands up is
Which structure features an arcade of round arches?
Pont du Gard
In the Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton made use of
“Metallic flower” is the description given by
Frank Gehry to his Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
Gothic builders were able to open large areas for windows, because they used pointed arches and
Who led the Chicago school and is generally regarded as the first great modern architect?
Which architect famously stated “less is more”?
Mies van der Rohe
LEED gives awards to architects for
Masaccio’s The Holy Trinity fresco is considered to be the first painting based on the systematic use of
All of the following artists epitomize the High Renaissance EXCEPT
Michelangelo’s David has a naturalistic pose, set in contrapposto, demonstrating the influence of
In Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait, the woman is wearing a green dress to symbolize
In The Conversion of Saint Paul, Caravaggio created drama though the high contrast of lights and dark and the use of extreme
The influence of Neoplatonism would be most likely when, in a painting, a Renaissance artist highlights a
nude classical goddess
Many Baroque characteristics developed as propaganda for the
In the seventeenth century, in the Netherlands, the major patrons of paintings were
the wealthy merchant class
With its decorative and sensual qualities, the Rococo style was particularly suited to the extravagant and often frivolous life of
the French court and aristocracy
In her painting Judith and the Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, Artemisia Gentileschi demonstrates the close influence of
In a mosque, what form is used to mark the building’s location and allow the faithful to be called to prayer?
The technique of decorating architecture with tiles reached a peak of achievement in
Shah Jahan commissioned this structure as a tomb for his favorite wife.
the Taj Mahal
In religious contexts, traditional Muslims disfavor
A Muslim theological school in which the history of Islam and the interpretation of the Qur’an are taught is a
One of the oldest surviving examples of sub-Saharan art comes from the
A mangaaka power figure personifies the force of
The Maori are the indigenous people of
The Hopewell people built large mounds, such as the Great Serpent Mound, in what is now the state of
Which of these was at Teotihuacan?
the Pyramid of the Sun
Olembe Alaye’s House Post demonstrates the Yoruba’s tradition of
African textiles, such as Kente cloths, feature long narrow strips of cloth that are
woven and sewn together
Eternal Dreamtime is an important concept for
The Native American Hopis and Zunis identify invisible life force spirits as
Which people built with huge, carefully cut and fitted stones?
Angelica Kauffmann’s paintings are in what style?
Rosa Bonheur’s The Horse Fair is an example of
Viewers were shocked by Edouard Manet’s Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass), because of the
juxtaposition of nude and clothes figures
The name “Impressionism” derives from a critics’s derogatory remark about a painting by
In a search for spiritual truth, which Post-Impressionist artist moved to Tahiti?
Eugène Delacroix differs from Neoclassical painters in using
Edgar Degas’s paintings reveal his interest in the candid attitudes found in street photography and the asymmetry of
Romantic artists emphasized
The Post-Impressionists felt that the Impressionists did not allow room for
In letters to his brother Theo, Vincent van Gogh expressed his ideas about color as a force to show