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Appreciation of Art

Keltie Ferris demonstrates a contemporary approach by finishing her works with
spray paint
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?
Diego Rivera
In painting media, the pigment most notably provides
Color
Opaque watercolor is also called
Gouache
The Chinese regard painting to derive from the art of
calligraphy
A very thin, transparent film of color painted over an already-painted surface is called
a glaze
A type of paint utilizing egg yolk as a binder is
tempera
In buon fresco, the pigments, combined with water, are applied to
wet plaster
Encaustic is an ancient painting medium in which the pigments are suspended in
beeswax
The term used to discuss how a building stands up is
structure
“Zimbabwe” means
“stone house”
Which structure features an arcade of round arches?
Pont du Gard
In the Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton made use of
cast iron
“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
flying buttresses
Who led the Chicago school and is generally regarded as the first great modern architect?
Louis Sullivan
Which architect famously stated “less is more”?
Mies van der Rohe
LEED gives awards to architects for
environmental design
Masaccio’s The Holy Trinity fresco is considered to be the first painting based on the systematic use of
Linear Perspective
All of the following artists epitomize the High Renaissance EXCEPT
Donatello
Michelangelo’s David has a naturalistic pose, set in contrapposto, demonstrating the influence of
Greek sculpture
In Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait, the woman is wearing a green dress to symbolize
Fertility
In The Conversion of Saint Paul, Caravaggio created drama though the high contrast of lights and dark and the use of extreme
Foreshortening
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
Counter-Reformation
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
Caravaggio
In a mosque, what form is used to mark the building’s location and allow the faithful to be called to prayer?
minaret
The technique of decorating architecture with tiles reached a peak of achievement in
Persia
Shah Jahan commissioned this structure as a tomb for his favorite wife.
the Taj Mahal
In religious contexts, traditional Muslims disfavor
figural imagery
A Muslim theological school in which the history of Islam and the interpretation of the Qur’an are taught is a
madrasa
One of the oldest surviving examples of sub-Saharan art comes from the
Nok culture
A mangaaka power figure personifies the force of
justice
The Maori are the indigenous people of
New Zealand
The Hopewell people built large mounds, such as the Great Serpent Mound, in what is now the state of
Ohio
Which of these was at Teotihuacan?
the Pyramid of the Sun
Olembe Alaye’s House Post demonstrates the Yoruba’s tradition of
wood carving
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
native australians
The Native American Hopis and Zunis identify invisible life force spirits as
kachinas
Which people built with huge, carefully cut and fitted stones?
The inca
Angelica Kauffmann’s paintings are in what style?
Neoclassical
Rosa Bonheur’s The Horse Fair is an example of
realism
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
Claude Monet
In a search for spiritual truth, which Post-Impressionist artist moved to Tahiti?
Paul Gauguin
Eugène Delacroix differs from Neoclassical painters in using
painterly brushstrokes
Edgar Degas’s paintings reveal his interest in the candid attitudes found in street photography and the asymmetry of
Japanese prints
Romantic artists emphasized
emotion
The Post-Impressionists felt that the Impressionists did not allow room for
Personal expression
In letters to his brother Theo, Vincent van Gogh expressed his ideas about color as a force to show
emotion

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Keltie Ferris demonstrates a contemporary approach by finishing her works with
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Joan Mitchell's Untitled is an example of
an oil painting
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