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  1. •  Question 1
  2. 2 out of 2 points
  3.        
  4.  
  5. Historically, why do many people receive new and innovative work with reservation?
  6. Answer                 
  7.         Selected Answer:           
  8. They have little context in which to view the work.
  9.                        
  10. •  Question 2
  11. 2 out of 2 points
  12.        
  13.  
  14. Maya Ying Lin's Memorial in Washington, D.C.:
  15. Answer                 
  16.         Selected Answer:           
  17. was controversial at first because of its non-traditional style.
  18.                        
  19. •  Question 3
  20. 2 out of 2 points
  21.        
  22.  
  23. Guillermo Gómez-Peña's The Temple of Confessions (p. 53) could be defined as ______ art.
  24. Answer                 
  25.         Selected Answer:           
  26. performance and installation
  27.                        
  28. •  Question 4
  29. 2 out of 2 points
  30.        
  31.  
  32. Chris Ofili's The Holy Virgin Mary displays two aspects of the artist's life-his African heritage and what else?
  33. Answer                 
  34.         Selected Answer:           
  35. his Catholic upbringing
  36.                        
  37. •  Question 5
  38. 2 out of 2 points
  39.        
  40.  
  41. Beatriz Milhazes' Carambola (fig. 34, p. 30) is based on ___________.
  42. Answer                 
  43.         Selected Answer:           
  44. a & c
  45.                        
  46. •  Question 6
  47. 2 out of 2 points
  48.        
  49.  
  50. The Gates is a typical artwork by the collaborative team:
  51. Answer                 
  52.         Selected Answer:           
  53. Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
  54.                        
  55. •  Question 7
  56. 2 out of 2 points
  57.        
  58.  
  59. Which sculptor eventually saw his controversial work destroyed?
  60. Answer                 
  61.         Selected Answer:           
  62. Richard Serra
  63.                        
  64. •  Question 8
  65. 2 out of 2 points
  66.        
  67.  
  68. According to Sayre what are the three steps in the process of "seeing"?
  69. Answer                 
  70.         Selected Answer:           
  71. reception, extraction, inference
  72.                        
  73. •  Question 9
  74. 2 out of 2 points
  75.        
  76.  
  77. Which of these statements best defines visual literacy?
  78. Answer                 
  79.         Selected Answer:           
  80. the ability to recognize, understand, and communicate the meaning of visual images
  81.                        
  82. •  Question 10
  83. 2 out of 2 points
  84.        
  85.  
  86. Abstract art reduces the world to its _______ qualities.
  87. Answer                 
  88.         Selected Answer:           
  89. essential
  90.                        
  91. •  Question 11
  92. 2 out of 2 points
  93.        
  94.  
  95. What was the inspiration for Marcel Duchamp's controversial Nude Descending a Staircase?
  96. Answer                 
  97.         Selected Answer:           
  98. the chronophotographs of Etienne-Jules Marey
  99.                        
  100. •  Question 12
  101. 0 out of 2 points
  102.        
  103.  
  104. In America (p. 17), Yukinori Yanagi directly addresses:
  105. Answer                 
  106.         Selected Answer:           
  107. incorrect**how countries break down over time.
  108. something about keeping japan isolated
  109.                        
  110. •  Question 13
  111. 2 out of 2 points
  112.        
  113.  
  114. We can clearly see the artistic impulse to "give form to the immaterial," to represent hidden or universal truths, spiritual forces, and personal feelings in:
  115. Answer                 
  116.         Selected Answer:           
  117. religious art
  118.                        
  119. •  Question 14
  120. 2 out of 2 points
  121.        
  122.  
  123. What material did Sakarin Krue-On use in making Since 1958 (fig. 56, p. 51)?
  124. Answer                 
  125.         Selected Answer:           
  126. human hair
  127.                        
  128. •  Question 15
  129. 2 out of 2 points
  130.        
  131.  
  132. What motivates artists like Sakarin Krue-On, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, and Suzanne Lacy?
  133. Answer                 
  134.         Selected Answer:           
  135. socio-cultural issues
  136.                        
  137. •  Question 16
  138. 2 out of 2 points
  139.        
  140.  
  141. Jan van Eyck's Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami depicts many objects that have symbolic meaning. The use or study of these symbols is called:
  142. Answer                 
  143.         Selected Answer:           
  144. iconography.
  145.                        
  146. •  Question 17
  147. 2 out of 2 points
  148.        
  149.  
  150. What is that motivates most collectors to buy contemporary art?
  151. Answer                 
  152.         Selected Answer:           
  153. the pleasure of owning art and the prestige it confers upon them
  154.                        
  155. •  Question 18
  156. 2 out of 2 points
  157.        
  158.  
  159. What is the function of the nsiki nkonde figure?
  160. Answer                 
  161.         Selected Answer:           
  162. it pursued wrongdoers at night and punished them when nails were driven into it
  163.                        
  164. •  Question 19
  165. 2 out of 2 points
  166.        
  167.  
  168. In The Language of Art, what, according to Nelson Goodman (p. 16), "selects, rejects, organizes, discriminates, associates, classifies, analyzes, and constructs"?
  169. Answer                 
  170.         Selected Answer:           
  171. the eye
  172.                        
  173. •  Question 20
  174. 2 out of 2 points
  175.        
  176.  
  177. In a work of art, "content" refers to:
  178. Answer                 
  179.         Selected Answer:           
  180. what the work expresses or means.
  181.                        
  182. •  Question 21
  183. 2 out of 2 points
  184.        
  185.  
  186. Kenneth Clark illustrates an _______ reading in his assessment that an ancient Greek statue represents a "higher state of civilization" than a West African mask.
  187. Answer                 
  188.         Selected Answer:           
  189. ethnocentric
  190.                        
  191. •  Question 22
  192. 2 out of 2 points
  193.        
  194.  
  195. While Erna Motna's Bushfire and Corroboree Dreaming is a very descriptive and, in its way, beautiful painting which has helped to strengthen and revitalize religious practice among Australian Aborigines, there is controversy about this type of painting. Which of these statements best explains the controversy?
  196. Answer                 
  197.         Selected Answer:           
  198. c & d
  199.                        
  200. •  Question 23
  201. 2 out of 2 points
  202.        
  203.  
  204. Rene Magritte's The Treason of Images asks us to consider__________.
  205. Answer                 
  206.         Selected Answer:           
  207. that images and words refer to things that we see, but are not the things themselves
  208.                        
  209. •  Question 24
  210. 2 out of 2 points
  211.        
  212.  
  213. Which of these statements best describes Sesshu Toyo's Haboku Landscape for Soen?
  214. Answer                 
  215.         Selected Answer:           
  216. all of the above
  217.                        
  218. •  Question 25
  219. 2 out of 2 points
  220.        
  221.  
  222. Objects that are intended to stimulate a sense of beauty in the viewer are thought to be _______ rather than functional.
  223. Answer                 
  224.         Selected Answer:           
  225. aesthetic
  226.                        
  227. •  Question 26
  228. 2 out of 2 points
  229.        
  230.  
  231. When a work of art such as Kasimir Malevich's Suprematist Painting, Black Rectangle, Blue Triangle (p. 29) shows no reference to the natural world of images, it is usually called:
  232. Answer                 
  233.         Selected Answer:           
  234. nonrepresentational.
  235.                        
  236. •  Question 27
  237. 2 out of 2 points
  238.        
  239.  
  240. Where does Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama draw inspiration for her work?
  241. Answer                 
  242.         Selected Answer:           
  243. from very personal visual and existential experiences of her surroundings
  244.                        
  245. •  Question 28
  246. 2 out of 2 points
  247.        
  248.  
  249. In Chapter 3, Sayre discusses two ways of valuing art. What are they?
  250. Answer                 
  251.         Selected Answer:           
  252. monetary and intrinsic
  253.                        
  254. •  Question 29
  255. 2 out of 2 points
  256.        
  257.  
  258. The imagery in Faith Ringgold's God Bless America was inspired by the:
  259. Answer                 
  260.         Selected Answer:           
  261. Civil Rights movement in the 1960s.
  262.                        
  263. •  Question 30
  264. 2 out of 2 points
  265.        
  266.  
  267. The symbolic hand gestures that refer to specific states of mind or events in the life of Buddha (p. 33) are called:
  268. Answer                 
  269.         Selected Answer:           
  270. mudra.
  271.                        
  272. •  Question 31
  273. 2 out of 2 points
  274.        
  275.  
  276. Considered a masterpiece of Renaissance art, Michelangelo's David came under attack upon first viewing due to its:
  277. Answer                 
  278.         Selected Answer:           
  279. political symbolism.
  280.                        
  281. •  Question 32
  282. 2 out of 2 points
  283.        
  284.  
  285. The terms naturalistic or realistic art are sometimes used to describe:
  286. Answer                 
  287.         Selected Answer:           
  288. representational art .
  289.                        
  290. •  Question 33
  291. 2 out of 2 points
  292.        
  293.  
  294. Renzo Piano's Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center is an example of "green architecture." Such buildings are praised for their:
  295. Answer                 
  296.         Selected Answer:           
  297. self-sufficiency.
  298.                        
  299. •  Question 34
  300. 2 out of 2 points
  301.        
  302.  
  303. Jasper Johns chose to paint his image of the American flag to express:
  304. Answer                 
  305.         Selected Answer:           
  306. his proclivity for things seen but not examined.
  307.                        
  308. •  Question 35
  309. 2 out of 2 points
  310.        
  311.  
  312. According to the National Endowment for the Arts what activist role should artists take?
  313. Answer                 
  314.         Selected Answer:           
  315. They should educate the public about the value of art.
  316.                        
  317. •  Question 36
  318. 2 out of 2 points
  319.        
  320.  
  321. Where did Christo and Jean-Claude locate their temporary installation, The Gates?
  322. Answer                 
  323.         Selected Answer:           
  324. New York's Central Park
  325.                        
  326. •  Question 37
  327. 2 out of 2 points
  328.        
  329.  
  330. Where did Picasso draw inspiration for the faces of the female figures on the right side of the composition of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon?
  331. Answer                 
  332.         Selected Answer:           
  333. African ritual masks
  334.                        
  335. •  Question 38
  336. 2 out of 2 points
  337.        
  338.  
  339. Sayre states that he believes that all people are creative, but artists possess qualities that most don't. Which of the following best describes these qualities?
  340. Answer                 
  341.         Selected Answer:           
  342. artists are critical thinkers, meaning they question assumptions and explore new directions
  343.                        
  344. •  Question 39
  345. 2 out of 2 points
  346.        
  347.  
  348. Etienne-Jules Marey and Edward Muybridge were pioneers in the burgeoning art of ____________, which was first explored by the Lumiere Bros in 1895.
  349. Answer                 
  350.         Selected Answer:           
  351. motion pictures
  352.                        
  353. •  Question 40
  354. 2 out of 2 points
  355.        
  356.  
  357. While in prison, Howling Wolf made many drawings called _______ drawings because they were created on blank accounting notebooks.
  358. Answer                 
  359.         Selected Answer:           
  360. ledger
  361.                        
  362. •  Question 41
  363. 2 out of 2 points
  364.        
  365.  
  366. Christian art's main purpose through the Middle Ages, like that of the stained-glass window from Chartres Cathedral, was __________.
  367. Answer                 
  368.         Selected Answer:           
  369. to educate illiterate people in Christian doctrine
  370.                        
  371. •  Question 42
  372. 2 out of 2 points
  373.        
  374.  
  375. Bierstadt's picturesque view of the Rocky Mountains combines a representation of an American vista with his:
  376. Answer                 
  377.         Selected Answer:           
  378. European experience.
  379.                        
  380. •  Question 43
  381. 2 out of 2 points
  382.        
  383.  
  384. Faith Ringgold's God Bless America (p. 17) features an American flag turned into a prison cell. How is the figure of the woman contradictory?
  385. Answer                 
  386.         Selected Answer:           
  387. She is both patriotic and racist.
  388.                        
  389. •  Question 44
  390. 2 out of 2 points
  391.        
  392.  
  393. The Triumphal Entry page from the Shahnamah manuscript (p. 24), a sacred text, exemplifies the preference of word over image in _______ art.
  394. Answer                 
  395.         Selected Answer:           
  396. Islamic
  397.                        
  398. •  Question 45
  399. 2 out of 2 points
  400.        
  401.  
  402. Which of these statements apply to the remarkable 16th century Mughul ruler, Akbar?
  403. Answer                 
  404.         Selected Answer:           
  405. he promoted religious tolerance, inviting followers of many different religions to participate in his court
  406.                        
  407. •  Question 46
  408. 2 out of 2 points
  409.        
  410.  
  411. Lorna Simpson's series, The Park (p. 23), includes both images and printed words. The text contributes to the prints in a way that makes the viewer more active in the work. What does the viewer become?
  412. Answer                 
  413.         Selected Answer:           
  414. a voyeur
  415.                        
  416. •  Question 47
  417. 0 out of 2 points
  418.        
  419.  
  420. What is the subject matter of Shirin Neshat's Rebellious Silence?
  421. Answer                 
  422.         Selected Answer:           
  423. incorrect**all of the above
  424.                        
  425. •  Question 48
  426. 2 out of 2 points
  427.        
  428.  
  429. In Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe (Luncheon on the Grass) (pp. 43-44), Manet intentionally rejects traditional painting techniques for what purpose?
  430. Answer                 
  431.         Selected Answer:           
  432. to call attention to his modernity and break with the past
  433.                        
  434. •  Question 49
  435. 2 out of 2 points
  436.        
  437.  
  438. The goal of the NEA's Art in Public Places Program was___________.
  439. Answer                 
  440.         Selected Answer:           
  441. to expose the general public to contemporary art as a kind of mass audience art appreciation course
  442.                        
  443. •  Question 50
  444. 2 out of 2 points
  445.        
  446.  
  447. How is Maya Ying Lin's Vietnam Memorial (p. 46) similar to works by Edouard Manet and Marcel Duchamp?
  448. Answer                 
  449.         Selected Answer:           
  450. All were initially misunderstood by the public.