Midterm and final study
Last Modified: 2011-06-25
African-American artist Faith Ringgold records the story of her life and dreams on a Harlem rooftop. Her painted memories are depicted within the framework of what?
The 19th century painter Jean-Francois millet wrote, “I try not to have things look as if chance had brought them together, but as if they had a necessary bond between them. “ Here, the artist is expressing his quest for what in his art works.
Picasso protested the horror and brutality of the Spanish Civil war in his 1937 masterpiece painting known as?
An anit-commercial movement begun in the 1960’s in which works of art are conceived and executed in the mind of the artists is known as?
Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain is a readymade, produced from an upside-down?
Images painted directly on a wall or intended to cover a wall completely, such as Jose Clemente Orozco’s Epic of American Civilization; Hispano-American, are known as?
In his famous 1907 photograph, Alfred Stieglitz captures the juxtaposition of the upper and lower classes on board the Kaiser Wilhelm II ship. This photograph is titled?
The use of space and atmosphere in Max Beckmann’s the Dream could be best described as?
Claustrophobic and compressed.
Henri Matisse and Romare Bearden both utilize what to create order and harmony in their versions of Piano Lesson.
Color and shape repetition
Judy Chicago’s triangular installation called the Dinner Party was constructed to honor and immortalize?
History’s notable women
Marc Chagall’s self-portrait I and the Village can best be described as a depiction of?
Located in stanbul, Turkey, the ______ was built as a Christian church in 532-537 CE but was converted to an Islamic mosque in 1453 and now serves as a museum. It’s ______ is especially wondrous, appearing to float on light streaming through it’s row of windows.
In Betye Saar’s The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, the artist is protesting the use of Aunt jemima as a?
In Nighthawks, Edward Hopper’s desolate scene of late night diners in a city café, the scene seems to be set in the period of the?
Using their signature combination of the body and braided hair, the Gerlovins created a modern revision of ____________, one of the most popular themes of the Renaissance.
Light against dark or dark against light create visual differences in ___________
Diagonal lines are often used to _________
In Emily Mary Osborne’s Nameless and Friendless, __________visually connect and lead the viewer’s eye around the composition
_____________ create the illusion of roundness or three dimensionality through the use of light and shadow on a two-dimensional surface.
________ are formed when intersecting or connected lines enclose space.
The ____________ shape of an artistic composition is considered the background.
The process of organizing the visual elements to achieve a desired aesthetic in a work of art is knows as__________
Leonardo da Vinci’s Proportion of the Human figure can best be considered an example of __________
Leonardo da Vinci’s Proportion of Human Figure
Unlike two-dimensional compositions, three-dimensional objects such as sculptures often have _______
The compositional unity of Thomas Hart Benton’s Palisades derives primarily from ________
Curvilinear shapes and lines
The device of _________ to create unity is reflected in the ages of the youth, their ethnicity, and their suggested bond of friendship in Delilah Montoya’s Los Jovenes (Youth)
The form of an artwork includes all of the elements that make up the composition except ______________
_____ refers to the portrayal of people and things as they actually are, with no idealization or distortion.
___________ refers to distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or a specific culture or period.
Roy Lichtenstein’s Forget it, Forget Me! Is an example of Pop Ar that has the visual appearance of a _____
In expressionistic art, the artist intentionally distorts colors and forms in the composition in order to achieve a _______
The binding agent that powdered pigment is mixed with to form paint is known as the _______
What is not considered an additive sculptural process
The traditional composition of tempera, rarely used today, consisted of _____________
Egg, pigment, and water.
Intaglio prints are made from ________ into which lines have been incised.
Rembrandt copied _______ but added some additional features to his own sketched version
Leonardo da Vinci’s Last supper
The fluidity and portability of watercolor has often lent itself to _____________
Rapid sketches and preparatory studies.
The botanical whimsies of __________ are considered some of the finest examples of Art Nouveau glass.
Louis Sullivan’s rigid horizontal and vertical processions of façade elements that suggest the regularity of the spaces within his Wainwright Building reinforce Sullivan’s famous motto that ___________
“Form follows function”
The faces of Faith Ringgold’s soft sculpture Mama Jones, Andrew, Barbara, and Faith are reminiscent of _________
The primary purpose of _________ is to preserve memories of persons or events.
The Gothic, pointed arch church of Nortre-Dame of Paris is bathed in light due to its ample _______
William Henry Fox Talbot’s first “photogenic drawings” were eerie, delicate photographs of ______, produced from a ____________
The advent of the camera replaced the age old need of art to imitate nature as closely as possible, and this change, in turn, led to the development of 20th century artistic __________
For the Gates, Christo and Jeanne- Claude installed ________ throughout Central Park in February of 2005
Saffron colored fabric panels.
Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother is a touching photograph taken during the period of ____________
Broadly defined, ________ is the art of running an implement that leaves a mark over a surface.
The oldest known type of ink is India or China ink, made from a solution of _________
Carbon black and water.
True fresco, or _______, is executed on damp _____________
Buon fresco; lime plaster.
In silverpoint drawing, the drawing surface must be coated with a ground of __________
Bone dust or chalk mixed with gum, water, and pigment.
One of the best preserved ancient Roman aqueduct system is the ________ near Nimes, France. The ________ of the limestone blocks allowed for the weight of three tiers of arches.
Pont du Gard; compressive strength
Miriam Schapiro’s Maid of Honour is paint and fabric construction that she labeled ________
Higher quality photographs are said to have a higher _____________
The oldest form of printmaking is ___________, and most likely the fist people to use it were the ancient ____________
Walter de Maria’s The Lightning Field is considered a spectacular example of ______________.
In the lost wax process, molten metal is poured into a fire resistant mold known as a ____________
The word photography is derived from Greek roots that mean ____________
In the _____________ process, the artist creates clean cut lines on a plate of copper, zinc, or steel by forcing sharp burin across the surface with the heel of the hand.
Lithography, invented in the beginning of the 19th century by a German playwright, is a planographic, or ________, printing process in which a ________ is used.
Peter Testa believes we “need to rethink how we assemble buildings” and has designed a high rise tower out of _____________
Many of the artist Chuck Close’s unidealized portraits, such as self portrait/conte crayon, are based on a _________, which produces blurry photographic likenesses.
Grid transfer process.
Native American potter Lucy M. Lewis produces her finely made Acoma Pueblo pots through the laborious process of _________
In both the camera and the __________, light enters a narrow opening and is projected onto a photosensitive surface.
William Wegman’s Blue Period is a canine spoof on ____________
Picasso’s Old Guitarist
Due to its___________, clay is frequently used to make three-dimensional preparatory sketches for other sculptures.
Andy Goldsworthy’s Ice piece was produced using __________.
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