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Art 1301 (Part 4)

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  1. Question 1
  2. 1 out of 1 points
  3.        
  4. Maidens and Stewards, a Parthenon fragment of the Panathenaic Procession, illustrates a _______, or sculptural band, often used by the Greeks to embellish their architecture.
  5. Answer
  6. Selected Answer:         
  7. frieze
  8. Question 2
  9. 1 out of 1 points
  10.        
  11. How is performance art different from traditional sculpture?
  12. Answer
  13. Selected Answer:         
  14. All of the above.
  15. Question 3
  16. 1 out of 1 points
  17.        
  18. The designer of Does It Make Sense?, April Greiman, is a pioneer in the field of:
  19. Answer
  20. Selected Answer:         
  21. digital technology in advertising.
  22. Question 4
  23. 1 out of 1 points
  24.        
  25. Auguste Rodin's The Burghers of Calais  is a remarkable example of which type of sculpture?
  26. Answer
  27. Selected Answer:         
  28. in-the-round
  29. Question 5
  30. 0 out of 1 points
  31.        
  32. The Bent-Corner Chest is carved from cedar, a wood that is native to which region and favored by Native American artists there?
  33. Answer
  34. Selected Answer:         
  35. the Northeast
  36. Response Feedback:     
  37. Refer to "Wood" in Chapter 14 of your text.
  38. Question 6
  39. 0 out of 1 points
  40.        
  41. The first fins to appear on an automobile were on the 1959 Cadillac Fleetwood. Its designer, Harley Earl, was inspired by:
  42. Answer
  43. Selected Answer:         
  44. designs he had seen coming out of the Bauhaus school.
  45. Response Feedback:     
  46. Refer to "The Forties and Fifties" in Chapter 16 of your text.
  47. Question 7
  48. 1 out of 1 points
  49.        
  50. Constructivism was a ___________ design movement that "dreamed of uniting art and everyday life through mass-production and industry."
  51. Answer
  52. Selected Answer:         
  53. Russian
  54. Question 8
  55. 1 out of 1 points
  56.        
  57. How did Gothic architects compensate for the lateral thrust of the cathedrals?
  58. Answer
  59. Selected Answer:         
  60. with flying buttresses
  61. Question 9
  62. 1 out of 1 points
  63.        
  64. A luxury hotel designed by Tom Wills-Wright, was recently built in ___________, which is one of the world's present hot-spots for extravagant and monumental architecture.
  65. Answer
  66. Selected Answer:         
  67. Dubai
  68. Question 10
  69. 1 out of 1 points
  70.        
  71. Which of these previous architectural styles does Emilio Ambasz's ACROS building most resemble?
  72. Answer
  73. Selected Answer:         
  74. Mesopotamian ziggurats
  75. Question 11
  76. 1 out of 1 points
  77.        
  78. What technique was used in creating Tutankhamun Hunting Ostriches from His Chariot?
  79. Answer
  80. Selected Answer:         
  81. repousse and embossing
  82. Question 12
  83. 1 out of 1 points
  84.        
  85. This artist created a functional salt cellar of gold and enamel depicting the gods Neptune and Tellus:
  86. Answer
  87. Selected Answer:         
  88. Benvenuto Cellini.
  89. Question 13
  90. 1 out of 1 points
  91.        
  92. The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a ritual that encourages the adherent to "leave the concerns of the daily world behind and enter a timeless world of ease, harmony, and mutual respect." Which of these ceramic pieces would be used in such a practice?
  93. Answer
  94. Selected Answer:         
  95. Hon'ami Koetsu's Amagumo
  96. Question 14
  97. 1 out of 1 points
  98.        
  99. The Romans created larger interior spaces in architecture than the Greeks because:
  100. Answer
  101. Selected Answer:         
  102. they combined the use of the arch with the use of concrete.
  103. Question 15
  104. 1 out of 1 points
  105.        
  106. Gold has always been a popular art medium because:
  107. Answer
  108. Selected Answer:         
  109. all of the above.
  110. Question 16
  111. 1 out of 1 points
  112.        
  113. In Sky Cathedral the artist Louise Nevelson has combined found materials to create a sculpture. What is this process called?
  114. Answer
  115. Selected Answer:         
  116. assemblage
  117. Question 17
  118. 1 out of 1 points
  119.        
  120. It is thought that the sloping sides of the pyramids in Egypt were intended to mimic:
  121. Answer
  122. Selected Answer:         
  123. the rays of the sun.
  124. Question 18
  125. 1 out of 1 points
  126.        
  127. The Anasazi cliffside caves at Mesa Verde show the roofs of two _______, which are the underground space for ceremonial life.
  128. Answer
  129. Selected Answer:         
  130. kivas
  131. Question 19
  132. 0 out of 1 points
  133.        
  134. Greek figurative sculpture was greatly influenced by Egyptian sculpture. What did the Greeks add?
  135. Answer
  136. Selected Answer:         
  137. authenticity
  138. Response Feedback:     
  139. Refer to "Carving" in Chapter 13.
  140. Question 20
  141. 1 out of 1 points
  142.        
  143. Which of these best describes Frank Gehry's design process?
  144. Answer
  145. Selected Answer:         
  146. it is fluid and experimental
  147. Question 21
  148. 1 out of 1 points
  149.        
  150. Stained glass was first developed:
  151. Answer
  152. Selected Answer:         
  153. in the 12th century, commissioned by Abbot Suger for Saint-Denis.
  154. Question 22
  155. 1 out of 1 points
  156.        
  157. How does "assemblage" primarily differ from other sculptural processes?
  158. Answer
  159. Selected Answer:         
  160. it utilizes "found" objects
  161. Question 23
  162. 1 out of 1 points
  163.        
  164. Johnson and Burgee's University of Houston, College of Architecture is said to be a postmodern building because it:
  165. Answer
  166. Selected Answer:         
  167. borrows from many different styles and time periods to create a kind of "history of Western architecture."
  168. Question 24
  169. 1 out of 1 points
  170.        
  171. Allan Kaprow created "assemblages of events performed or perceived in more than one time and place."  He called these:
  172. Answer
  173. Selected Answer:         
  174. happenings.
  175. Question 25
  176. 1 out of 1 points
  177.        
  178. What do Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty and Great Serpent Mound have in common?
  179. Answer
  180. Selected Answer:         
  181. they are both earthworks, purposeful modifications of landscape
  182. Question 26
  183. 0 out of 1 points
  184.        
  185. Which of these is not a basic principle of "green architecture"?
  186. Answer
  187. Selected Answer:         
  188. smaller buildings
  189. Response Feedback:     
  190. Refer to "Green Architecture" in Chapter 15 of your text.
  191. Question 27
  192. 1 out of 1 points
  193.        
  194. Which work was the centerpiece for the 1889 Paris Exposition?
  195. Answer
  196. Selected Answer:         
  197. the Eiffel Tower
  198. Question 28
  199. 1 out of 1 points
  200.        
  201. As a thrown ceramic vessel, Rose Cabat's Onion Feelie, is unique because:
  202. Answer
  203. Selected Answer:         
  204. of its limited functionality.
  205. Question 29
  206. 1 out of 1 points
  207.        
  208. A work in which weft yarns of several different colors are manipulated to make a design is called:
  209. Answer
  210. Selected Answer:         
  211. weaving
  212. Question 30
  213. 0 out of 1 points
  214.        
  215. Richard Serra's The Matter of Time is:
  216. Answer
  217. Selected Answer:         
  218. a good example of installation art.
  219. Response Feedback:     
  220. Refer to the Introduction of Chapter 13.
  221. Question 31
  222. 1 out of 1 points
  223.        
  224. What were the visual characteristics of art and design produced by the Dutch art group known as De Stijl?
  225. Answer
  226. Selected Answer:         
  227. They eliminated all colors except primaries and black and white.
  228. Question 32
  229. 1 out of 1 points
  230.        
  231. We can trace the earliest distinction between the crafts and fine arts to:
  232. Answer
  233. Selected Answer:         
  234. Joseph Wedgwood, who in 1759 began manufacturing both cheap earthenware table settings and elegant hand-made luxury items.
  235. Question 33
  236. 1 out of 1 points
  237.        
  238. Ancient Egyptian stone funerary figures, such as King Menkaure (Mycerinus) and His Queen, Khamerenebty II , were carved to bear the _______, or individual spirit of the deceased into the eternity of the afterlife.
  239. Answer
  240. Selected Answer:         
  241. ka
  242. Question 34
  243. 1 out of 1 points
  244.        
  245. The technique of sewing buttons on to linen, used by Marilyn Lanfear in Aunt Billie, is most closely related to which of these traditional techniques?
  246. Answer
  247. Selected Answer:         
  248. mosaic
  249. Question 35
  250. 0 out of 1 points
  251.        
  252. The Pont du Gard, in Nîmes, France, is an excellent example of a(n) _______ method of construction.
  253. Answer
  254. Selected Answer:         
  255. load-bearing
  256. Response Feedback:     
  257. Refer to "Technology" in Chapter 15 of your text.
  258. Question 36
  259. 1 out of 1 points
  260.        
  261. Originally, when an artist worked in "the crafts", it meant that they:
  262. Answer
  263. Selected Answer:         
  264. produced functional objects.
  265. Question 37
  266. 1 out of 1 points
  267.        
  268. To Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus school, ___________ was the ultimate creative activity.
  269. Answer
  270. Selected Answer:         
  271. design
  272. Question 38
  273. 1 out of 1 points
  274.        
  275. Cassandre's Dubonnet advertisement is a good example of ____________design.
  276. Answer
  277. Selected Answer:         
  278. Constructivist
  279. Question 39
  280. 0 out of 1 points
  281.        
  282. Charles and Ray Eames' Side chair, model DCM demonstrates the more _______ design style of the 1940s and 1950s.
  283. Answer
  284. Selected Answer:         
  285. streamlined
  286. Response Feedback:     
  287. Refer to "The Forties and Fifties" in Chapter 16 of your text.
  288. Question 40
  289. 1 out of 1 points
  290.        
  291. When a sculpture is created by building up the form with a material such as clay, the process is called:
  292. Answer
  293. Selected Answer:         
  294. additive.
  295. Question 41
  296. 1 out of 1 points
  297.        
  298. The Greek Kouros illustrates the idea of shifting or counter positioning weight around the axis of the spine in figurative sculpture. This pose is called:
  299. Answer
  300. Selected Answer:         
  301. contrapposto.
  302. Question 42
  303. 0 out of 1 points
  304.        
  305. The Egyptian limestone carving, Senwosret I led by Atum to Amun-Re, is an example of ________________sculpture.
  306. Answer
  307. Selected Answer:         
  308. high relief
  309. Response Feedback:     
  310. Refer to the Introduction of Chapter 13.
  311. Question 43
  312. 1 out of 1 points
  313.        
  314. PlayPump looks like a typical playground merry-go-round, but is actually an ingenious functional design. What does it do?
  315. Answer
  316. Selected Answer:         
  317. it pumps water from the ground when kids play on it
  318. Question 44
  319. 1 out of 1 points
  320.        
  321. When and where was porcelain developed?
  322. Answer
  323. Selected Answer:         
  324. during the T'ang Dynasty in China
  325. Question 45
  326. 1 out of 1 points
  327.        
  328. Gerrit Rietveld's famous Red and Blue Chair is a summation of _______ design principles.
  329. Answer
  330. Selected Answer:         
  331. De Stijl
  332. Question 46
  333. 1 out of 1 points
  334.        
  335. Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party is a "feminist" art work that:
  336. Answer
  337. Selected Answer:         
  338. a & c
  339. Question 47
  340. 1 out of 1 points
  341.        
  342. American glassmaker Louis Comfort Tiffany inspired the design movement called:
  343. Answer
  344. Selected Answer:         
  345. Art Nouveau.
  346. Question 48
  347. 1 out of 1 points
  348.        
  349. Le Corbusier was an architect and designer who prioritized:
  350. Answer
  351. Selected Answer:         
  352. the manufactured and modular.
  353. Question 49
  354. 1 out of 1 points
  355.        
  356. Native Americans used a traditional method for producing pots that did not involve the potter's wheel. What was it?
  357. Answer
  358. Selected Answer:         
  359. coil building
  360. Question 50
  361. 1 out of 1 points
  362.        
  363. The Yoruba Display Pieceproduced for an oba, or king, is meant to reflect the king's power and _______.
  364. Answer
  365. Selected Answer:         
  366. the power of the community's women and the king's incompleteness without them