2202-ART-1301-701QuizzesUnit 1 Quiz – 3e

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Unit 1 Quiz contains 25 questions from the following chapters:

Introduction Chapter

Introduction to Art

Chapter 1.1

Line, Shape, and the Principle of Contrast

Chapter 1.2

Form, Volume, Mass, and Texture

Chapter 1.3

Implied Depth: Value and Space

Chapter 1.4

Color

Chapter 1.8

Emphasis and Focal Point

Chapter 1.10

Content and Analysis

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Question 1

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The line that defines the edge of a shape is called the ________.

contour

outline

volume

scale

implied line

Question 2

1 / 1 pts
The French artist André Masson wished to explore the psychological source of creativity through his “automatic” ink drawings of ________ lines.

horizontal

controlled

ruled

calm

irregular

Question 3

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In his drawing of the Church of Saint Spirito, Dosio used line to accentuate the patterned surface of the ceiling and differentiate it from the ________.

floor

stained-glass windows

walls

sky outside

ceiling in the building next door

Question 4

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In a 1941 drawing the British artist Barbara Hepworth used line to plan a ________.

sculpture

painting

party

print

building

Question 5

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A sculpture that can be viewed from more than one side and that occupies space in the same way as other real-life objects is called a ________ sculpture.

heroic

freestanding

bas-relief

implied

high relief

Question 6

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In her work Object, a fur-lined teacup and saucer, the Swiss artist Méret Oppenheim employed subversive texture to contradict conscious logical experience. She belonged to the ________ art movement, which drew on ideas and images from dreams and the unconscious mind.

Impressionist

Expressionist

Surrealist

Cubist

Futurist

Question 7

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The ________ texture of Anish Kapoor’s sculpture Cloud Gate is appealing for viewers to touch.

rough

silky

furry

smooth

implied

Question 8

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Our experience of objects in the natural world often leads us to assume that a large object will be heavy, but in fact this is not necessarily the case. This element of art is called ________.

texture

volume

mass

space

form

Question 9

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Kindred Spirits by Asher Brown Durand uses the effects of ________ to give a sense of the vastness of the American landscape.

foreshortening

geometry

pencil drawing

atmospheric perspective

color

Question 10

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This German artist illustrated how a figure can be drawn from an oblique angle for his own text on drawing.

Pierre-Paul Prud’hon

Albrecht Dürer

René Magritte

Edith Hayllar

M. C. Escher

Question 11

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This method of applying value to a two-dimensional artwork in order to create the illusion of a three-dimensional solid form is called ________.

value range

chiaroscuro

perspective

palette

film noir

Question 12

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Color can be used for healing purposes. The ancient Persian philosopher Avicenna believed that looking at the color ________ had beneficial effects.

blue

black

yellow

green

red

Question 13

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Why did the ceramist who created the underglaze-painted lamp from the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, use green as one of the main colors?

none of the other answers

green is the best color to use for depicting grass

the Dome of the Rock has a green-colored theme

green is the only color permitted for use in Islamic ceramic art

green has positive associations in Islamic art

Question 14

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Color ________ can be relative to the other colors nearby. For example, violet can be warm if we see it next to a hot color like red, or cool if we see it next to a colder color like blue.

tint

harmony

value

personality

temperature

Question 15

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The French artist Georges Seurat employed a new technique to create a jewel-like diffusion of light and vibration of color in his work The Circus. This type of painting, made up of small dots of color, is known as ________.

Fauvism

Impressionism

Luminism

Pop art

pointillism

Question 16

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Artemisia Gentileschi worked during this stylistic and historical period.

Baroque

Renaissance

Impressionism

Surrealism

Pop art

Question 17

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If the clothing of the saint was the only light area in The Funeral of St. Bonaventure, the viewer’s eye would not be easily drawn to any other areas of the composition.

True

False

Question 18

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Picasso was an inventive artist who never used artworks from the past for inspiration.

True

False

Question 19

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It is not possible to analyse the meaning of an abstract artwork.

True

False

Abstraction often expresses intended meaning in ways that need to be interpreted, but they are just as “readable” as representational artworks.

Question 20

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Palmer Hayden’s Midsummer Night in Harlem is about:

summer in the Netherlands

a community in Harlem, New York

a community on the Upper East Side, New York

a play by Shakespeare

none of the other answers

Question 21

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What does the cross on Velázquez’s tunic in Las Meninas signify?

that he was a member of the Order of Santiago

that he was a painter of the court

that he painted this on a Sunday

that he was a Catholic

none of the other answers

Question 22

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The medium of Marc Quinn’s Self is:

clay

wood

real human hair

the artist’s own blood

the artist’s toenail clippings

Question 23

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The original painting of the Virgin of Guadalupe is housed in a basilica at the base of Tepeyac hill, Mexico, but many people keep their own image of her at home or in their vehicle.

True

False

Question 24

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El Anatsui’s artworks reference both ________ and ________.

Persian miniature painting . . . cell phones

ancient Greek sculpture . . . contemporary photography

ancient weaving techniques . . . modern factory conditions

traditional Pakistan . . . the digital age

colonial Africa . . . modern consumerism

Question 25

1 / 1 pts
The critic John Ruskin popularized James McNeil Whistler’s painting Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket by writing several positive reviews of the painting in London papers.

True

False
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