Art Appreciation mid term Essay

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to help us see the world in the same way they see it
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Which is NOT a task for artist according to the text
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what is means to the viewer
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According to the author the most important meaning of an artwork is
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movement, expressiveness, technology, humor
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tim harkinson’s work of art, incorperates
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Vietman Veterans Memorial
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The most famous of Maya Lin’s works is
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art collectors
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Dorothy and Herbert Vogel are
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Paleolithic Period
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Radiocarbon testing indicates that the earliest images made by humans date back to
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Stonehenge
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the most famous Neolithic structure in England, made of megaliths that once formed several concentric circles, is called
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learn language
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no society that we know for has lived without some form of art. the impulse to make and respoend to art appears to be as deeply ingrained as the abilty to
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simple, timeless and pure
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the sculptor Constantin Brancusi spint his life searching for forms that were
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animal fats and pigments mixed together, the use of reed brushes, and the pwder pigment blown through hollow reeds
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Which are methods used by prehistoric painters
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to become aware of the process of looking itself
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the nature of perception suggest that the most important key to looking at art is
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Audrey Flack
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Wheel of Fortune was created by
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the fleeting nature of earthly life and happiness
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Vanitas paintings meditate on
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Iconography
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involves identifying, describing, and interpreting subjsect matter in art
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middle ages
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during the _______________the term “art” ws used roughly in the same sense as “craft”
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naturalistic
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if a work of art is faithful to our visual experience. its style is
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installation
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Ann Hamilton’s Mantle is an example of
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the portrait was almost miraculously lifelike
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according to the author, Leonardo da Vinci MOna Lisa dazzled his contemporarient because
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his work had a major infulence on the subsequent artist there are a limited numberl of his paintings he plays a roll in western art history his paintings allow the viewer to feel a connection with teh artist himself
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Van Gogh’s paintings are of high value because
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form
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when discussing the size, shape, material, color, and compostiion of a work of art we are discussing its
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both are norepresentational is style
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Rebecca Purdum’s chin up and KAndinsky’s swinging have what in common
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the artist and the audience
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our modern ideas about art carry with them ideas about
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iconography
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to discover why the sculptor of the AMida Nyorai depicts the subject with elongated earlobes, specific hand gestures and a bun atop his head requires the use of
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Claude MOnet
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Fisherman’s Cottage on the Cliffs at Varengeville was painted by
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trompe l’oeil
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the term for extreme optical fidelity
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experts still debatet he work’s iconograpy
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after much study of the Arnolfini Double Portrait, experts agree that
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an earthwork
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Robert Smithson’s THe Spiral Jetty is an example of
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photograph; print
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Jeff Wall’s A sudden Gust of Wind is a _____that refers to a _________.
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they share the same iconography
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Cimabue’s Madonna Enthroned and Rathnasambhava, the Transcendent Buddha of the south are similar in all these except
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Romans
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often created equestrian statues of the emperors
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a work of art may fall into more thn one theme
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according to the author, can a work a art have more thatn one theme
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self-potrait
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artist Frida Kahlo is well known for her
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bodhisattvas
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whereas the christian image by Cimabue depicits the central figure surraounded by angels,t he buddhist image in this cha[ter shows central figure surrounded by
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afterlife
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the Egyptians imagined teh _____ as resembling earthly life in every detail.
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destruction
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Iconoclasm means the ____ of images based on the religious beliefs
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tombs
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the pyramids at Giza in Egypt were built as
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Sacred realm, politics and social order, stories and histories, the here and now, the human experience, invention and fantasy, art and nature, art and art
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themes of art
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values
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a blacka-nd -white photograph of a scene eleiminates the hues and intensities oft he scenes colors but captures the____of the colors
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line
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whicho f the visual elements can best be described as “the path of a moving point”
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the effects of light, the work of earlier restorers, changing levels of heat and humidity, pollution
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common issues facing those who work to conserve works of art
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at the exact center of the picture, justbe hind the headoft he figure Jesus, andt on the horizon line
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the vanishing point in Leonardo da vinci’s the Last Supper
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white
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in the additive process of mixing red light, greenl ight and blue light combine to produce ____light
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James Turrell
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Which artist uses light itself as teh main material and whose work increases our awareness of light as a presence in the world
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repetition
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a necessary feature in pattern
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motion
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during the 20th century, which of the following became a recognized element of art
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hatching
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Charles White Untitled illustrates the technique of
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secondary
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mixing two primary colors produces a ____color
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foreshortening
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in albercht durer’s woodcut The Draftsman Drawing a Reclining Nudethe, draftsmani s using a devicet o help him achieve the effects of
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seemed to calm and relax violent children in studies of color’s effects upon the mind and body
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“Passive Pink” refers to the color that
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position and overlap
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the 18th century Indian painting of Maharana Amar Singh and other watching musicians and the acrobats utilzes teh two most basic visual cues for implying depth on a flat surface. They are
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conceptual
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rather that depend solely upon visual unity,artist will sometimes create____ unity by unifying the ideas is a work of art
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a square grid
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the ancient Egyptians developed a standard set of proportions used to create inages of the “correct” or “perfect” hman, as have many cultures both ancient aand modern. this set of proportions was created using
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a royal altar to the hand
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which workof art uses hierarchical scale
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the golden section
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the architect Le Corbusier designed the Modulor,a tool he used for calculating human proportions, based on
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size and placement of the figures directional linesof sightl eading to a focal point cantrasting values of dark skin against a pale background elimination of detail and bright colors in the background
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Henry Ossawa Tanner’s THe Banjo Lesson creates emphasis through
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Coosje van Bruggen
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_____collaborated with Cleas Oldenburg to create the sculpture Plantoir
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distributing visual weight accordingly
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in a two-deminional work witha summetrical balance, the appearance is achieved by
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formalist, Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytic
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Edouard MAnet’s A bar at the Folies-Bergere invites us to consider points of view in it subject and compostion. Interpertations of this painting include _____approaches
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proportional
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the use of scale to indicate relative importance is known as____scale
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encourage ou active participation in a work help communicate a works mood lead our eyes around a work help communicate a works menaing
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in art, the design principle of balance functions to
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symmetry
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the Thirteen-Deity JNanadakini Mandala uses_____to suggest that there is a hidden orderin the universe
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the nib
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what part of the pen convey the ink to the drawing surface
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pointillism
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the style used by Georges Seurat in Cafe’-concert is
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make the drawing easier to copy
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Edgar Degas drew a grid over his study of a dancer in order to
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picasso
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because this 20th century artist dated most of his drawings over the course of hisl ife, we have nearly a complete visual record of his mind at work
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silk, papyrus, fired clay, cave walls
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_______is among the materials besides paper that have provided support for drawings
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pigment
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the coloring material in vertually al drawing media in known as
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science, engineering, art, math
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de VINci used drawings to explore in
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creates large scale drawings with enormous physical presence
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Raymond Pettibon
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chinese
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the _____are credited with the invention of paper around 5ce
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the use of differnet binders
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the difference inthe color and consistency of different types of crayons and pastels is due to
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metal point
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the predecessor of the graphite pencil, especially popular during the renaissance is
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wire
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the metalpoint, lines are drawn witha silver____onto a suface coated with preliminary coating of paint
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diego rivera
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Which 20th century atist panted the fresco mixtec culture
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cartoon
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in fresco paintings, a drawing called a _____is transfered to the prepared surface prior to applying the pigment
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powder color
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what is pigmentin paint
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Jan van Eyck
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the first artist to understand and exploit oil painting was
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transperency
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watercolor’s primary characteristic is its
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an almost infinite range of consistency a subtle blending of colors the papplication of layers of paint on top of one another the painting to be reworked indefinitely
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one of the advantages of oil paintings is that is drives slowly. this allows for
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collages
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pisacco and braque, working side-by-side, glued bits of paper and other objects onto canvas to create
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Gouache
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_____is watercolor that has been made opaque by adding inert white pigment to it
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michelangelo and raphael
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pope jullius II employed with 2 itlaiian renaissance artist to paint fresco for him
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jacob lawrence
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considered oneof the leading figures in teh 20th century american art. the painter____studied as the harlem Art Workshop and wason e of many prominant artist to work for the WPA during the Great depression
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dissolves in something other than water
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a nonaqueous paint is one that
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primer
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afterb uilding canvas and before painting it, a painter generally applies a coat of
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binder
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in oil painting, linseed oil acts as a
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wet plaster
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in buon fresco, or true fresco pigment ism ixed with water and applied to
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oil paint
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which of the followingis a example ofa nonaqueous medium
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acrylic
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by the 1950’s , this new paint would challenge oils as the principal painting medium
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encaustic and fresco
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2 ancient painting media that are still used today
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diego rivera
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the 20th century master of the fresco technique who created the work MIxtec Culture is

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