Art Midterm chapters 1-3 – Flashcards

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language
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No society that we know of has lived without some form of art. The impulse to make and respond to art appears to be as deeply ingrained as the ability to learn _________.
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Stonehenge
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The famous Neolithic structure in England, made of megaliths that once formed several concentric circles, is called ______.
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Paleolithic period
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Radiocarbon testing indicates that the earliest images made by humans date back to the ___________.
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Anthony Caro
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Who said, "All art is basically Paleolithic or Neolithic: either the urge to smear soot and grease on cave walls or pile stones on stone?"
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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The most famous of Maya Lin's work is the ______________.
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The Starry Night
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Although Vincent van Gogh suffered emotionally throughout his life, he was able to give his emotions tangible form in works such as ____________.
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simple, pure, and timeless
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The sculptor Constantin Brancusi spent his life searching for forms that were _____________.
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perception
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The nature of _______ suggests that the most important key to looking at art is to become aware of the process of loping itself.
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viewer
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According to the author, the most important meaning of an artwork is what it means to the ________.
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earthly life and happiness
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Vanitas paintings meditate of fleeting nature of _________________.
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Audrey Flack
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Wheel of Fortune was created by ___________.
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art; financial and emotional.
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Theo van Gogh was Vincent van Gogh's _____ dealer, brother and supporter; both ________________.
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letters
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We owe our access to Vincent van Gogh's thoughts and feelings about many of his paintings to the many ______ he wrote to friends and relatives.
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life like
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According to the author, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa dazzled his contemporaries because the portrait was almost miraculously _________.
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middle ages
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During the ______ the term "art" was used roughly in the same sense as "craft."
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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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iconography
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To discover why the sculptor of the Amida Nyorai depicted the subject with elongated earlobes, specific hand gestures, and a bun atop his head requires the use of _________.
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visual characteristics
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The term style is used to categorize a work of art by its ____________.
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artist; audience
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Our modern ideas about art carry with them ideas about the _________ and the ________.
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pleasure
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During the 18th century, beauty and art were discussed together because both were felt to provide _______.
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Pietá
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______ is the name for the standard subject in Christian art, that of Mary, the mother of Jesus, holding her son after he was taken down from the cross.
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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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form
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When discussing the size, shape, material, color, and composition of a work of art, were are discussing its _________.
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painting, sculpting, and architecture
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During the renaissance in western Europe, _______________ came to be regarded as more elevated of the arts.
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iconography
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After much study o the Arnolfini Double Portrait, experts agree that they still debate the work's ___________.
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installation
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Ann Hamilton's Mantle is an example of _________.
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silkscreen
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Andy Warhol's images created from celebrities are portrayed through mass produced multiple ___________ images.
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theme
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According to the author, a work of art may fall into more than one ______.
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destruction
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Iconoclasm means the _______ of images based on religious beliefs.
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bodhisattvas
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Whereas the Christian image by cimabue depicts the central figure surrounded by angels, the Buddhist image in this chapter shows the central figure surrounded by ___________.
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tombs
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The pyramids at Giza were built as _______.
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life
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The subject matter of Edward Hopper's Gas depict aspects of everyday ______.
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The Garden of Earthly delights
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_________ is the best-known work of the bizarrely inventive Hieronymus Bosch.
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Romans
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The ______ often created equestrian statues of their emperors.
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Spanish Pavillion
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Pablo Picasso painted Guernica in 1937 for the ________________ of the Paris World's Fair.
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holocaust; Altar to the chases high school
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Christian Boltanski draws upon the ______ to create his work _________________.
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The Oxbow
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19th century american painters employed the american landscape as a subject. One such artist was Thomas Cole who focused on an area of the Connecticut River to create ____________.
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question
language
answer
No society that we know of has lived without some form of art. The impulse to make and respond to art appears to be as deeply ingrained as the ability to learn _________.
question
Stonehenge
answer
The famous Neolithic structure in England, made of megaliths that once formed several concentric circles, is called ______.
question
Paleolithic period
answer
Radiocarbon testing indicates that the earliest images made by humans date back to the ___________.
question
Anthony Caro
answer
Who said, "All art is basically Paleolithic or Neolithic: either the urge to smear soot and grease on cave walls or pile stones on stone?"
question
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
answer
The most famous of Maya Lin's work is the ______________.
question
The Starry Night
answer
Although Vincent van Gogh suffered emotionally throughout his life, he was able to give his emotions tangible form in works such as ____________.
question
simple, pure, and timeless
answer
The sculptor Constantin Brancusi spent his life searching for forms that were _____________.
question
perception
answer
The nature of _______ suggests that the most important key to looking at art is to become aware of the process of loping itself.
question
viewer
answer
According to the author, the most important meaning of an artwork is what it means to the ________.
question
earthly life and happiness
answer
Vanitas paintings meditate of fleeting nature of _________________.
question
Audrey Flack
answer
Wheel of Fortune was created by ___________.
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art; financial and emotional.
answer
Theo van Gogh was Vincent van Gogh's _____ dealer, brother and supporter; both ________________.
question
letters
answer
We owe our access to Vincent van Gogh's thoughts and feelings about many of his paintings to the many ______ he wrote to friends and relatives.
question
life like
answer
According to the author, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa dazzled his contemporaries because the portrait was almost miraculously _________.
question
middle ages
answer
During the ______ the term "art" was used roughly in the same sense as "craft."
question
Claude Monet
answer
Fisherman's Cottage on the Cliffs at Varengeville was painted by _________.
question
iconography
answer
To discover why the sculptor of the Amida Nyorai depicted the subject with elongated earlobes, specific hand gestures, and a bun atop his head requires the use of _________.
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visual characteristics
answer
The term style is used to categorize a work of art by its ____________.
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artist; audience
answer
Our modern ideas about art carry with them ideas about the _________ and the ________.
question
pleasure
answer
During the 18th century, beauty and art were discussed together because both were felt to provide _______.
question
Pietá
answer
______ is the name for the standard subject in Christian art, that of Mary, the mother of Jesus, holding her son after he was taken down from the cross.
question
naturalistic
answer
If a work of art is faithful to our visual experience, its style is __________.
question
form
answer
When discussing the size, shape, material, color, and composition of a work of art, were are discussing its _________.
question
painting, sculpting, and architecture
answer
During the renaissance in western Europe, _______________ came to be regarded as more elevated of the arts.
question
iconography
answer
After much study o the Arnolfini Double Portrait, experts agree that they still debate the work's ___________.
question
installation
answer
Ann Hamilton's Mantle is an example of _________.
question
silkscreen
answer
Andy Warhol's images created from celebrities are portrayed through mass produced multiple ___________ images.
question
theme
answer
According to the author, a work of art may fall into more than one ______.
question
destruction
answer
Iconoclasm means the _______ of images based on religious beliefs.
question
bodhisattvas
answer
Whereas the Christian image by cimabue depicts the central figure surrounded by angels, the Buddhist image in this chapter shows the central figure surrounded by ___________.
question
tombs
answer
The pyramids at Giza were built as _______.
question
life
answer
The subject matter of Edward Hopper's Gas depict aspects of everyday ______.
question
The Garden of Earthly delights
answer
_________ is the best-known work of the bizarrely inventive Hieronymus Bosch.
question
Romans
answer
The ______ often created equestrian statues of their emperors.
question
Spanish Pavillion
answer
Pablo Picasso painted Guernica in 1937 for the ________________ of the Paris World's Fair.
question
holocaust; Altar to the chases high school
answer
Christian Boltanski draws upon the ______ to create his work _________________.
question
The Oxbow
answer
19th century american painters employed the american landscape as a subject. One such artist was Thomas Cole who focused on an area of the Connecticut River to create ____________.