Art, Ch. 11-15 Exam 3 – Flashcards

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Tomatsu Shomei's Woman with Keloidal Scars is an example of documentary photography.
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True
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The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti uses ____ as a protest strategy.
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narrative
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Robert Motherwell's Elegy to the Spanish Republic was made in response to the influenza epidemic of 1918
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false
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The Surrealists believed in automatism, which includes the idea of
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intuition
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Robert Motherwell believed that abstraction communicated best
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the struggle between life and death
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The ____ Codex Barbonicus is a religious calendar that was made during the period of the Spanish conquest.
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Aztec
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Tomatsu Shomei's photographs are of victims of ____
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The atomic bomb
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David Alfaro Siqueiros protested against the ____.
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Spanish Civil War
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Much of John Heartfield's art protested against ____.
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Nazi Germany
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The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti was done by
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Shahn
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Jacob Lawrence did a series of paintings describing the tribulations of
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African American
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Yinka Shonibare's Mr. and Mrs. Andrews Without Their Heads is a parody of a work by
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Gainsborough
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Edward Kienholz's work is based on his experiences as ____.
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a mental hospital worker
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Francisco Goya's The Executions of May 3rd, 1808, sympathize with
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Spaniards
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Ester Hernandez uses ____ to make her artistic protests.
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humor
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Jacob Lawrence's artistic style was
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flat and simple
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Edward Kienholz's The State Hospital uses ugliness to criticize the way society deals with people it deems incompetent.
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True
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Frida Kahlo's many self-portraits show her face as
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unemotional
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Chuck Close uses ____ to convey importance in his portraits.
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scale
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Polykleitos invented and applied a system of mathematical proportions called the Canon for the depiction of Greek figures.
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True
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Ritual tattooing was often used on the eastern islands of the South Pacific as part of initiation rites that prepared an individual for adulthood.
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True
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The Doryphoros is idealized in several ways, including
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its restrained emotions
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A(n) ____ pose depicts a figure standing naturally, with one foot forward and one leg bearing most of the figure's weight.
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contrapposto
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The Study for the Portrait of Okakura Tenshin showed the Japanese characteristics of
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flat shapes and contour lines
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Doryphoros translates to
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spear-bearer
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Chuck Close is a painter known for making highly idealized figurative paintings based on classical notions of ideal beauty.
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False
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Eadweard Muybridge's photos of human bodies revealed his ____ attitude towards the human body.
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detached
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Laocoon and His Sons revealed ____ Greek attitudes about the body during the Hellenistic period.
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changing
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Many African sculptures considered the head and ____ as most important.
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neck
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Van Gogh's Portrait of Dr. Gachet featured ____ to show the artist's state of mind.
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thick paint
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Nancy Burson's Faces are portraits of children with
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unusual faces
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A full-body portrait is always a life-size depiction of an individual.
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False
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In Pollock's Lucifer, the style of painting called ____ involved the motion of the artist's entire body.
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action painting
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Yoko Ono was part of the ____ movement in New York, which sought to create art as an artist-initiated experience rather than an art object like a painting or a sculpture.
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Fluxus
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The Egyptian ____ canon, begun by Amenhotep III, was a new aesthetic which rejected the rigid, abstract style of the past for a more flowing, elegant, naturalistic approach.
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Armana
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In Medieval Europe, human nature was held in high esteem and images of the body symbolized the purity of God's divine realm.
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False
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Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of Dr. Gachet was a vehicle for commentary about ____.
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the suffering inherent in modern, urban life
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Jacques-Louis David's The Oath of the Horatii revealed that heroic actions were ____.
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a mark of masculinity
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The Guerrilla Girls are a group of artists that ____.
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protest racial and gender discrimination
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Painting from a Cult House done by the Tambaran cult of New Guinea ____ the cult teachings through a narrative.
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does not illustrate
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The artist Tseng Kwong Chi made a series of photographic self-portraits where he posed in front of various American tourist sites to illustrate Asians looking at the West.
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True
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In ancient Egypt, the human body was sculpted in different ways depending on the class of the person.
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True
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In the 1960's and 1970's, high profile art exhibitions in prestigious American museums frequently included work by women artists.
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False
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James VanDerZee was a commercial studio photographer whose work was strongly influenced by depictions of female stereotypes in films from the 1950's and 1960's.
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False
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Hung Liu examined the Chinese practice of ____.
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foot-binding
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Aunt Jemima is considered a ____.
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caricature
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Kabuki theater was enjoyed by the ____ in Japanese society.
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middle class
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In Papua New Guinea, Sepik men saw their rituals as creating men from infants, usurping women's procreative power.
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True
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Ancient Romans believed that their ancestry ____.
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was extremely important
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A ____ is a group of people joined by blood or marriage ties.
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clan
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The ancient Greeks viewed Doric architecture as
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masculine
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Marc Chagall painted in bright colors, like the ____.
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Fauves
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The Northwest Coastal people believed that the thunderbird represented a ____.
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chief
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In Las Meninas, Velazquez places Infanta Margarita at the center of the painting and surrounds her with ____ to reveal her exalted rank.
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all of these choices
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Ceremonies for a clan's living members took place in Zapotec ____.
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tombs
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Peter Paul Rubens' Abduction of the Daughters of Leucippus revealed that the women of that time were expected to be ____.
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helpless
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In Western culture, architecture is gendered - different styles are associated with certain qualities that are perceived to be masculine or feminine.
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True
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Apricot Blossoms is a lyric painting by MaYuan with ____ by Empress Yang.
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lines of poetry
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John Constable's works, while Romantic in essence, were the foundation for the ____.
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Impressionists
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Ansel Adams photographs helped raise public support for national parks and for the environmental movement in general.
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True
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In Assyrian culture, the king would kill lions in a public spectacle, called the royal lion hunt, to show his courage and illustrate his power.
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True
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Many Islamic gardens stood for ____.
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paradise
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The ancient Greeks created woman-headed birds called ____.
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harpies
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Ansel Adams' photographs emphasized the beauty of nature as ____.
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untouched by humans
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In the later years of his life, Claude Monet's paintings approached abstraction, as ____ became more important than imagery.
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brushstrokes
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Ashurbanipal II Killing Lions is an example of ____ relief carving.
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Assyrian
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Due to technological advances in photography, medical books no longer contain drawn illustrations.
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False
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Gardens were very popular among the ruling class of
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All of these choices
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Flowers were often symbols for the Christian religion in earlier times; for example, the iris represented ____.
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Jesus
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Landscapes were popular in China and Japan because ____.
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cities were noisy, polluted and crowded
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Unicorns were first described in ancient Greece and Rome.
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true
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The Incan civilization in Peru produced huge animal drawings by scraping the desert floor to reveal the lighter-colored sand beneath it.
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False
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Satyrs were men with ____ attributes and were prone to drunkenness and sexual excess.
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goat or horse
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Chris Ofili, a British artist of Nigerian descent, often uses elephant ____ in his art.
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dung
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A shaman was believed to be ____ between humans, animals and spirits.
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a bridge
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The European painter, John Constable painted his large landscapes outdoors from direct observation.
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False
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____ are metaphors for humans in Thai, Hindu and Buddhist art.
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monkeys
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Most contemporary houses for the arts are built in architectural styles that reflect modern values of innovation, bold movement or future potential.
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True
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The posters of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec were influenced by ____.
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Japanese prints
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The first examples of performance art were called ____.
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happenings
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In ancient Greece, art galleries were frequently near temple complexes.
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True
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____ is a relatively early form of animation which uses clay sculptures that are moved and photographed in tiny increments.
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claymation
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The structure of the Sydney Opera House is referred to as ____.
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functional sculpture
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Deconstructivist architecture does not have ____.
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a unified whole
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is architecturally engineered to display paintings and sculptures at their best.
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False
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The Mayan's ritualistic ball sport has similarities to the contemporary game of ____.
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soccer
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The opening ceremonies for the Olympic games is an example of ____ - a public exhibition on a grand scale.
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spectacle
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In the Cycladic Islands off Greece, sculptures of ballplayers, musicians and acrobats were found buried in graves.
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False
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The Japanese theater musicians played a stringed instrument called a ____.
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samisen
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Frank Gehry's architectural works usually lack ____.
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symmetry
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Western theater began as a form of worship of the god ____.
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Dionysos
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The Japanese Bunraku translates to ____.
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doll drama
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The cascading vaults of Joern Utzon's Sidney Opera House are intended to suggest ____.
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sailboats
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The Sydney Opera House owes a stylistic debt to the architecture of ____.
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Frank Lloyd Wright
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Roman imperial baths, such as the ____ had libraries, art galleries, restaurants, bars, gymnasiums and offered theater performances, public lectures, and athletic contests.
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Baths of Caracalla
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Ancient Greek comedies and tragedies were originally part of ritual festivals dedicated to the deity Dionysos.
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True
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Central Park was designed to be a(n) ____ from city life.
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retreat
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Tomatsu Shomei's Woman with Keloidal Scars is an example of documentary photography.
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True
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The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti uses ____ as a protest strategy.
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narrative
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Robert Motherwell's Elegy to the Spanish Republic was made in response to the influenza epidemic of 1918
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false
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The Surrealists believed in automatism, which includes the idea of
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intuition
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Robert Motherwell believed that abstraction communicated best
answer
the struggle between life and death
question
The ____ Codex Barbonicus is a religious calendar that was made during the period of the Spanish conquest.
answer
Aztec
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Tomatsu Shomei's photographs are of victims of ____
answer
The atomic bomb
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David Alfaro Siqueiros protested against the ____.
answer
Spanish Civil War
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Much of John Heartfield's art protested against ____.
answer
Nazi Germany
question
The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti was done by
answer
Shahn
question
Jacob Lawrence did a series of paintings describing the tribulations of
answer
African American
question
Yinka Shonibare's Mr. and Mrs. Andrews Without Their Heads is a parody of a work by
answer
Gainsborough
question
Edward Kienholz's work is based on his experiences as ____.
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a mental hospital worker
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Francisco Goya's The Executions of May 3rd, 1808, sympathize with
answer
Spaniards
question
Ester Hernandez uses ____ to make her artistic protests.
answer
humor
question
Jacob Lawrence's artistic style was
answer
flat and simple
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Edward Kienholz's The State Hospital uses ugliness to criticize the way society deals with people it deems incompetent.
answer
True
question
Frida Kahlo's many self-portraits show her face as
answer
unemotional
question
Chuck Close uses ____ to convey importance in his portraits.
answer
scale
question
Polykleitos invented and applied a system of mathematical proportions called the Canon for the depiction of Greek figures.
answer
True
question
Ritual tattooing was often used on the eastern islands of the South Pacific as part of initiation rites that prepared an individual for adulthood.
answer
True
question
The Doryphoros is idealized in several ways, including
answer
its restrained emotions
question
A(n) ____ pose depicts a figure standing naturally, with one foot forward and one leg bearing most of the figure's weight.
answer
contrapposto
question
The Study for the Portrait of Okakura Tenshin showed the Japanese characteristics of
answer
flat shapes and contour lines
question
Doryphoros translates to
answer
spear-bearer
question
Chuck Close is a painter known for making highly idealized figurative paintings based on classical notions of ideal beauty.
answer
False
question
Eadweard Muybridge's photos of human bodies revealed his ____ attitude towards the human body.
answer
detached
question
Laocoon and His Sons revealed ____ Greek attitudes about the body during the Hellenistic period.
answer
changing
question
Many African sculptures considered the head and ____ as most important.
answer
neck
question
Van Gogh's Portrait of Dr. Gachet featured ____ to show the artist's state of mind.
answer
thick paint
question
Nancy Burson's Faces are portraits of children with
answer
unusual faces
question
A full-body portrait is always a life-size depiction of an individual.
answer
False
question
In Pollock's Lucifer, the style of painting called ____ involved the motion of the artist's entire body.
answer
action painting
question
Yoko Ono was part of the ____ movement in New York, which sought to create art as an artist-initiated experience rather than an art object like a painting or a sculpture.
answer
Fluxus
question
The Egyptian ____ canon, begun by Amenhotep III, was a new aesthetic which rejected the rigid, abstract style of the past for a more flowing, elegant, naturalistic approach.
answer
Armana
question
In Medieval Europe, human nature was held in high esteem and images of the body symbolized the purity of God's divine realm.
answer
False
question
Vincent van Gogh's Portrait of Dr. Gachet was a vehicle for commentary about ____.
answer
the suffering inherent in modern, urban life
question
Jacques-Louis David's The Oath of the Horatii revealed that heroic actions were ____.
answer
a mark of masculinity
question
The Guerrilla Girls are a group of artists that ____.
answer
protest racial and gender discrimination
question
Painting from a Cult House done by the Tambaran cult of New Guinea ____ the cult teachings through a narrative.
answer
does not illustrate
question
The artist Tseng Kwong Chi made a series of photographic self-portraits where he posed in front of various American tourist sites to illustrate Asians looking at the West.
answer
True
question
In ancient Egypt, the human body was sculpted in different ways depending on the class of the person.
answer
True
question
In the 1960's and 1970's, high profile art exhibitions in prestigious American museums frequently included work by women artists.
answer
False
question
James VanDerZee was a commercial studio photographer whose work was strongly influenced by depictions of female stereotypes in films from the 1950's and 1960's.
answer
False
question
Hung Liu examined the Chinese practice of ____.
answer
foot-binding
question
Aunt Jemima is considered a ____.
answer
caricature
question
Kabuki theater was enjoyed by the ____ in Japanese society.
answer
middle class
question
In Papua New Guinea, Sepik men saw their rituals as creating men from infants, usurping women's procreative power.
answer
True
question
Ancient Romans believed that their ancestry ____.
answer
was extremely important
question
A ____ is a group of people joined by blood or marriage ties.
answer
clan
question
The ancient Greeks viewed Doric architecture as
answer
masculine
question
Marc Chagall painted in bright colors, like the ____.
answer
Fauves
question
The Northwest Coastal people believed that the thunderbird represented a ____.
answer
chief
question
In Las Meninas, Velazquez places Infanta Margarita at the center of the painting and surrounds her with ____ to reveal her exalted rank.
answer
all of these choices
question
Ceremonies for a clan's living members took place in Zapotec ____.
answer
tombs
question
Peter Paul Rubens' Abduction of the Daughters of Leucippus revealed that the women of that time were expected to be ____.
answer
helpless
question
In Western culture, architecture is gendered - different styles are associated with certain qualities that are perceived to be masculine or feminine.
answer
True
question
Apricot Blossoms is a lyric painting by MaYuan with ____ by Empress Yang.
answer
lines of poetry
question
John Constable's works, while Romantic in essence, were the foundation for the ____.
answer
Impressionists
question
Ansel Adams photographs helped raise public support for national parks and for the environmental movement in general.
answer
True
question
In Assyrian culture, the king would kill lions in a public spectacle, called the royal lion hunt, to show his courage and illustrate his power.
answer
True
question
Many Islamic gardens stood for ____.
answer
paradise
question
The ancient Greeks created woman-headed birds called ____.
answer
harpies
question
Ansel Adams' photographs emphasized the beauty of nature as ____.
answer
untouched by humans
question
In the later years of his life, Claude Monet's paintings approached abstraction, as ____ became more important than imagery.
answer
brushstrokes
question
Ashurbanipal II Killing Lions is an example of ____ relief carving.
answer
Assyrian
question
Due to technological advances in photography, medical books no longer contain drawn illustrations.
answer
False
question
Gardens were very popular among the ruling class of
answer
All of these choices
question
Flowers were often symbols for the Christian religion in earlier times; for example, the iris represented ____.
answer
Jesus
question
Landscapes were popular in China and Japan because ____.
answer
cities were noisy, polluted and crowded
question
Unicorns were first described in ancient Greece and Rome.
answer
true
question
The Incan civilization in Peru produced huge animal drawings by scraping the desert floor to reveal the lighter-colored sand beneath it.
answer
False
question
Satyrs were men with ____ attributes and were prone to drunkenness and sexual excess.
answer
goat or horse
question
Chris Ofili, a British artist of Nigerian descent, often uses elephant ____ in his art.
answer
dung
question
A shaman was believed to be ____ between humans, animals and spirits.
answer
a bridge
question
The European painter, John Constable painted his large landscapes outdoors from direct observation.
answer
False
question
____ are metaphors for humans in Thai, Hindu and Buddhist art.
answer
monkeys
question
Most contemporary houses for the arts are built in architectural styles that reflect modern values of innovation, bold movement or future potential.
answer
True
question
The posters of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec were influenced by ____.
answer
Japanese prints
question
The first examples of performance art were called ____.
answer
happenings
question
In ancient Greece, art galleries were frequently near temple complexes.
answer
True
question
____ is a relatively early form of animation which uses clay sculptures that are moved and photographed in tiny increments.
answer
claymation
question
The structure of the Sydney Opera House is referred to as ____.
answer
functional sculpture
question
Deconstructivist architecture does not have ____.
answer
a unified whole
question
Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is architecturally engineered to display paintings and sculptures at their best.
answer
False
question
The Mayan's ritualistic ball sport has similarities to the contemporary game of ____.
answer
soccer
question
The opening ceremonies for the Olympic games is an example of ____ - a public exhibition on a grand scale.
answer
spectacle
question
In the Cycladic Islands off Greece, sculptures of ballplayers, musicians and acrobats were found buried in graves.
answer
False
question
The Japanese theater musicians played a stringed instrument called a ____.
answer
samisen
question
Frank Gehry's architectural works usually lack ____.
answer
symmetry
question
Western theater began as a form of worship of the god ____.
answer
Dionysos
question
The Japanese Bunraku translates to ____.
answer
doll drama
question
The cascading vaults of Joern Utzon's Sidney Opera House are intended to suggest ____.
answer
sailboats
question
The Sydney Opera House owes a stylistic debt to the architecture of ____.
answer
Frank Lloyd Wright
question
Roman imperial baths, such as the ____ had libraries, art galleries, restaurants, bars, gymnasiums and offered theater performances, public lectures, and athletic contests.
answer
Baths of Caracalla
question
Ancient Greek comedies and tragedies were originally part of ritual festivals dedicated to the deity Dionysos.
answer
True
question
Central Park was designed to be a(n) ____ from city life.
answer
retreat