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
Frankenstein discussion questions prologue 1. who wrote the prologue to frankenstein? for what purpose was it written, according to the author? 2. what stories inspired the idea of writing the "ghost stories" that summer? 3. describe the conversation that triggered the author's "waking dream." 4. why does the writer say that frankenstein is not "a mere tale of spectres or enchantment"? 5. which other works about human nature inspired frankenstein's author? 6. summarize where and under what conditions mary shelley began writing frankenstein. anserws
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
Artworks made using alternative media and processes ________. a. break down categories of traditional artworks b. break down the traditional boundaries between art and life c. focus our attention on objects, actions, and events we might otherwise overlook d. all of the previous answers e. none of the previous answers
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
Traditional chinese artists used _________ and they are the oldest painting medium in continuous use.
Landscape architects design _______________. a. housing development c. outdoor areas b. state and national parks d. benches and fountains
Which statement decribes megalithic architecture? A.)consructed of wood B.)constructed of huge stones C.)constructed of peebles
Movie clips, sound bites and other media should never be included in a well prepared presentation. please select the best answer from the choices provided t f
Which of the following textile technique do quilters use to craft blankets? A) Weaving B) Knitting C) Stitchery D) Cross-Stitching
The primary difference between a high relief and a low relief is that _________________ a. a high relief must project at least halfway off the background. b. a low relief is carved into the background, where as a high relief is projected out. c. low reliefs are found only in Egyptian tombs and in Grecian art. d. a high relief must project no more than one-half of its images from the background.
Avant-garde artists often created modern art _____________________________. a. to shock the viewer b. to create a bold statement against a belief c. rooted in their countries cultures and histories
Which of the following best describes the subject matter of Diane Arbus? a. She sought humanistic imagery. b. She moved beyond the boundaries of what was considered “acceptable” and conventional. c. She sought emotional, heart-warming images. d. She looked to the bleakness of nature for her images.