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Chapter 2 Art 100 'A World Of Art' by Henry M. Sayre

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  1. Chapter 2 Art 100 College Course following the textbook 'A World of Art' by Henry M. Sayre
  2.  
  3.  
  4. •     Question 1
  5. 1 out of 1 points
  6.        
  7.         What is the CONTENT of Albert Bierstadt's Rocky Mountains?
  8. Answer                 
  9.                
  10. Correct Answer:    
  11. It is a sublime representation of the mountain range that can be seen to encompass the spirit and character of the American West
  12.                        
  13. •     Question 2
  14. 0 out of 1 points
  15.        
  16.         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?
  17. Answer                 
  18.                
  19. Correct Answer:    
  20. a voyeur
  21.                        
  22. •     Question 3
  23. 0 out of 1 points
  24.        
  25.         What does Erna Motna's Bushfire and Corroboree Dreaming depict?
  26. Answer                 
  27.                
  28. Correct Answer:    
  29. a highly representational landscape
  30.                        
  31. •     Question 4
  32. 1 out of 1 points
  33.        
  34.         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:
  35. Answer                 
  36.                
  37. Correct Answer:    
  38. iconography.
  39.                        
  40. •     Question 5
  41. 1 out of 1 points
  42.        
  43.         Kenneth Clark illustrates an _______ reading in his assessment that an ancient Greek statue represents a "higher state of civilization" than a West African mask.
  44. Answer                 
  45.                
  46. Correct Answer:    
  47. ethnocentric
  48.                        
  49. •     Question 7
  50. 1 out of 1 points
  51.        
  52.         Naturalism is a brand of representation in which the artist_______________.
  53. Answer                 
  54.                
  55. Correct Answer:    
  56. retains realistic elements but presents the world from a personal or subjective point of view
  57.                        
  58. •     Question 8
  59. 1 out of 1 points
  60.        
  61.         The terms naturalistic or realistic art are sometimes used to describe:
  62. Answer                 
  63.                
  64. Correct Answer:    
  65. representational art .
  66.                        
  67. •     Question 9
  68. 1 out of 1 points
  69.        
  70.         In The Treason of Images, the artist combines awareness, creativity, and communication by encouraging the viewer to look closely at an object. The artist is:
  71. Answer                 
  72.                
  73. Correct Answer:    
  74. René Magritte.
  75.                        
  76. •     Question 10
  77. 1 out of 1 points
  78.        
  79.         The Triumphal Entry page from the Shahnamah manuscript (p. 24), a sacred text, exemplifies the preference of word over image in _______ art.
  80. Answer                 
  81.                
  82. Correct Answer:    
  83. Islamic
  84.                        
  85. •     Question 11
  86. 1 out of 1 points
  87.        
  88.         Which of these statements best defines visual literacy?
  89. Answer                 
  90.                
  91. Correct Answer:    
  92. the ability to recognize, understand, and communicate the meaning of visual images
  93.                        
  94. •     Question 12
  95. 1 out of 1 points
  96.        
  97.         Erna Motna's painting, Bushfire and Corroboree Dreaming, (p. 28) depicts the preparations for a corroboree, or:
  98. Answer                 
  99.                
  100. Correct Answer:    
  101. a celebration ceremony.
  102.                        
  103. •     Question 13
  104. 1 out of 1 points
  105.        
  106.         The Triumphal Entry page from the Shahnamah manuscript, a sacred text, exemplifies the preference of word over image in _______________art.
  107. Answer                 
  108.                
  109. Correct Answer:    
  110. Islamic
  111.                        
  112. •     Question 15
  113. 1 out of 1 points
  114.        
  115.         What is the chief form of Islamic art?
  116. Answer                 
  117.                
  118. Correct Answer:    
  119. calligraphy, the fine art of handwriting
  120.                        
  121. •     Question 16
  122. 1 out of 1 points
  123.        
  124.         The representation of _______ has consistently aroused controversy throughout the history of the Western world.
  125. Answer                 
  126.                
  127. Correct Answer:    
  128. the Christian god
  129.                        
  130. •     Question 17
  131. 1 out of 1 points
  132.        
  133.         Christian art's main purpose through the Middle Ages, like that of the stained-glass window from Chartres Cathedral, was __________.
  134. Answer                 
  135.                
  136. Correct Answer:    
  137. to educate illiterate people in Christian doctrine
  138.                        
  139. •     Question 18
  140. 1 out of 1 points
  141.        
  142.         Rene Magritte's The Treason of Images asks us to consider__________.
  143. Answer                 
  144.                
  145. Correct Answer:    
  146. that images and words refer to things that we see, but are not the things themselves
  147.                        
  148. •     Question 19
  149. 1 out of 1 points
  150.        
  151.         The stained-glass window from Chartres Cathedral is an excellent example of the use of iconography in art, which means ___________________.
  152. Answer                 
  153.                
  154. Correct Answer:    
  155. it uses a system of symbols which is easily understandable to most Christians
  156.                        
  157. •     Question 20
  158. 1 out of 1 points
  159.        
  160.         Bierstadt's picturesque view of the Rocky Mountains combines a representation of an American vista with his:
  161. Answer                 
  162.                
  163. Correct Answer:    
  164. European experience.
  165.                        
  166. •     Question 21
  167. 1 out of 1 points
  168.        
  169.         The symbolic hand gestures that refer to specific states of mind or events in the life of Buddha (p. 33) are called:
  170. Answer                 
  171.                
  172. Correct Answer:    
  173. mudra.
  174.                        
  175. •     Question 22
  176. 0 out of 1 points
  177.        
  178.         Abstract art reduces the world to its _______ qualities.
  179. Answer                 
  180.                
  181. Correct Answer:    
  182. essential
  183.                        
  184. •     Question 24
  185. 0 out of 1 points
  186.        
  187.         Jan van Eyck's The Marriage Of Giovanni Arnolfini depicts many objects that, many used to think, have symbolic meaning. The study of these symbols is called:
  188. Answer                 
  189.                
  190. Correct Answer:    
  191. iconography
  192.                        
  193. •     Question 25
  194. 1 out of 1 points
  195.        
  196.         When works of art like Kasimir Malevich's Suprematist painting, Black Rectangle, Blue Triangle, show no reference to the concrete world, it is usually called:
  197. Answer                 
  198.                
  199. Correct Answer:    
  200. non-objective
  201.                        
  202. •     Question 26
  203. 0 out of 1 points
  204.        
  205.         What is the subject matter of Shirin Neshat's Rebellious Silence?
  206. Answer                 
  207.                
  208. Correct Answer:    
  209. it depicts a Muslim woman in a black chador, a rifle dividing, and Farsi text inscribed over her face
  210.                        
  211. •     Question 27
  212. 1 out of 1 points
  213.        
  214.         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:
  215. Answer                 
  216.                
  217. Correct Answer:    
  218. nonrepresentational.
  219.                        
  220. •     Question 28
  221. 1 out of 1 points
  222.        
  223.         While in prison, Howling Wolf made many drawings called _______ drawings because they were created on blank accounting notebooks.
  224. Answer                 
  225.                
  226. Correct Answer:    
  227. ledger
  228.                        
  229. •     Question 29
  230. 1 out of 1 points
  231.        
  232.         Why are images of humans traditionally banned in Islamic art
  233. Answer                 
  234.                
  235. Correct Answer:    
  236. Depicting a human is thought to be competing with the "creator."
  237.                        
  238. •     Question 30
  239. 1 out of 1 points
  240.        
  241.         In a work of art, "content" refers to:
  242. Answer                 
  243.                
  244. Correct Answer:    
  245. what the work expresses or means.