What was Florence’s key role in the beginning of the Renaissance? a. Most of the pigments for the paint came from this region. b. Its wealth and individualism promoted artistic growth. c. It was the center of the Reformation, which started the Renaissance period.
Which statement correctly describes Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints? A. Strong lines outline forms that are filled with flat color. B.Woodblock printmakers use a wide variety of colors to give the prints interest. C.The woodblock is cut by hand, so the prints are one of a kind. D.They depict scenes that show humans as masters over nature.
Some people say that going to a western art music concert is a passive experience. would you say this is true?
What is a quicklist? a prewriting technique to help narrow a topic a revising technique used to list errors an audience profile a prewriting technique to help choose a topic?
One difference between a renaissance mass and a motet is: a mass is sung unaccompanied, a motet has instrumental accompaniment a mass has only step-wise melodies and unmeasured rhythm. both the melody and rhythm of a motet are more irregular. a mass is always based on a specific text that is part of the liturgy of a given day. a mass is sacred, a motet is secular
Potsdamer Platz is part of the ________ movement as seen ________. A,) Pop art . . . in the painting’s use of commercial imagery B.) Conceptual . . . in the artist’s burning of the painting at its first exhibition C.) Dada . . . in the painting’s use of found objects D.) Cubist . . . in the painting’s geometric treatment of forms E.) Expressionist . . . in the painting’s intentionally raw and aggressive intensity
In order to create space, escher created space by ____________________ a. varying the sizes of the objects to create and illusion of depth. b. curving the forms of certain objects, such as the bookshelf and ceiling, in order to create the 3-dimensional sphere of the mirror. c. leading the eye to a primary focal point (the man), and the rounding everything out. d. including all of the above aspects.
What is the best tool for making a decorative zucchini or celery twist? a. A peeler b. A shredder c. A spinner d. A spoon
What style plan did Brunelleschi use for the Church of San Lorenzo? a. basilica style plan b. pilgrimage church style plan c. classical style d. none of the above
What is a stoa ? A greek civic Building A greek religious Building A Roman private building a roman public building
The majority of Frida Kahlo’s work is _______________. a.historical b.autobiographical c.fictional d.spiritual
A work in which weft yarns of several different colors are manipulated to make a design is called a. weaving. b. embroidery. c. collage. d. afghan.
In ancient Indus sculpture, people were represented _______________. a. by abstract forms b. realistically
Match the compositional style with its characteristic. a. organum any composition using two or more independent voices. b. gregorian chant a composition of two or more voices, one of which is based on a previously existing chant melody. c. polyphony monophonic melodies compiled by a certain pope.
What is the most common purpose for composition in art? a. It helps the artist create a meaningful experience. b. It provides guidelines for artists, so that their pieces can be understood by the public. c. It provides an understanding of, and agreement among, all the elements. d. It ensures a realistic, proportional reproduction of a piece of art.
What type of character illustrates many of the traits associated with his or her stereotype? A. Representative B. Antagonist C. Protagonist D. Individuated
Which of the following statements about finger bowls is true? A. To use a finger bowl, lightly dip the fingers of one hand, and then the other, in the water. B. When finished drying your hands, place the napkin in your lap. C. To use a finger bowl, use a spoon to place a small amount of water in your hand. D. Finger bowls are generally used only at informal meals.
Men’s hand _________________________ a. is characterized by delicate lines, strong muted colors, and asymmetrical compositions. b. depicted the lower class as equal to higher classes. c. were created on scrolls and used for teaching about the Buddhist deities. d. satirized different levels of society
What kind of movies tended to be popular during the 1930s? A. dark comedies B. social problem films C. documentaries D. extravagant Technicolor musicals
For the student of art appreciation, the emperor justinian is most often remembered for A. spreading Christian art to the west. B. overseeing the building of the Hagia Sophia C. overseeing the construction of constaninople. D. destroying renaissance art as morally corrupt.
Western music uses ____________ letters of the alphabet to indicate pitch. A) first five B) first seven C) wide variety D) last three