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Chapter 1 Art 100 'A World Of Art' by Henry M. Sayre

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  1. Chapter 1: Blackboard - Art 100 College Course following the textbook 'A World Of Art' by Henry M. Sayre
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  4. •     Question 1
  5.         Where did the court painters for the 16th century Mughul ruler, Akbar, draw inspiration for their illuminated manuscripts?
  6. Correct Answer:    
  7. Western paintings and prints
  8.                        
  9. •     Question 2
  10.         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?
  11. Correct Answer:    
  12. She is both patriotic and racist.
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  14. •     Question 3
  15.         Where does Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama draw inspiration for her work?
  16. Correct Answer:    
  17. from very personal visual and existential experiences of her surroundings
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  19. •     Question 4
  20.         What is the function of the nsiki nkonde figure?
  21. Correct Answer:    
  22. it pursued wrongdoers at night and punished them when nails were driven into it
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  24. •     Question 5
  25.         According to Sayre what are the three steps in the process of "seeing"?
  26. Correct Answer:    
  27. reception, extraction, inference
  28.                        
  29. •     Question 6
  30.         In The Language of Art, what, according to Nelson Goodman (p. 16), "selects, rejects, organizes, discriminates, associates, classifies, analyzes, and constructs"?
  31. Correct Answer:    
  32. the eye
  33.                        
  34. •     Question 7
  35.         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?
  36. Correct Answer:    
  37. artists are critical thinkers, meaning they question assumptions and explore new directions
  38.                        
  39. •     Question 8
  40.         Faith Ringgold's God Bless America was inspired by:
  41. Correct Answer:    
  42. the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s
  43.                        
  44. •     Question 9
  45.         The imagery in Faith Ringgold's God Bless America was inspired by the:
  46. Correct Answer:    
  47. Civil Rights movement in the 1960s.
  48.                        
  49. •     Question 10
  50.         The Gates is a typical artwork by the collaborative team:
  51. Correct Answer:    
  52. Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
  53.                        
  54. •     Question 11
  55.         Which of these is not a principle of "green architecture"?
  56. Correct Answer:    
  57. architects look to continue to use building techniques and materials that have been in use since the Industrial Revolution in the West
  58.                        
  59. •     Question 12
  60.         Where did Picasso draw inspiration for the faces of the female figures on the right side of the composition of Les Demoiselles d'Avignon?
  61. Correct Answer:    
  62. African ritual masks
  63.                        
  64. •     Question 13
  65.         Where did Christo and Jean-Claude locate their temporary installation, The Gates?
  66. Correct Answer:    
  67. New York's Central Park
  68.                        
  69. •     Question 14
  70.         What might have affected Pablo Picasso's severe style of representation seen in The Women of Avignon (pp. 13-15)?
  71. Correct Answer:    
  72. African masks he saw at a Paris museum
  73.                        
  74. •     Question 15
  75.         In America (p. 17), Yukinori Yanagi directly addresses:
  76. Correct Answer:    
  77. the traditional view that Japan is a distinct and isolated culture.
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  79. •     Question 16
  80.         Renzo Piano's Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center is an example of "green architecture." Such buildings are praised for their:
  81. Correct Answer:    
  82. self-sufficiency.
  83.                        
  84. •     Question 17
  85.         Which of these statements apply to the remarkable 16th century Mughul ruler, Akbar?
  86. Correct Answer:    
  87. he promoted religious tolerance, inviting followers of many different religions to participate in his court
  88.                        
  89. •     Question 18
  90.         Jasper Johns chose to paint his image of the American flag to express:
  91. Correct Answer:    
  92. his proclivity for things seen but not examined.
  93.                        
  94. •     Question 19
  95.         Objects that are intended to stimulate a sense of beauty in the viewer are thought to be _______ rather than functional.
  96. Correct Answer:    
  97. aesthetic
  98.                        
  99. •     Question 20
  100.         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:
  101. Correct Answer:    
  102. religious art
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