Select the option that is true about the image below. Strong use of saturated color Heavy use of secondary colors Uses different types of lines Most of the composition extends beyond the


  

1

 

Select the option that is true about the image below. 

Strong use of saturated color

Heavy use of secondary colors

Uses different types of lines

Most of the composition extends beyond the picture plane

CONCEPT

Evaluating Color and Composition 

2

 The building below, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is an example of what kind of architectural relationship?

Land Art

Installation

Arte Povera

Site Specificity

CONCEPT

Architecture 

3

Which of the following is a definition of art appreciation?

The academic study of the history and development of the visual arts

Arts that engage the sense of vision, including drawing, painting, and sculpture

The application of basic tools of visual literacy to understand and admire works of art

A field of academic study that emphasizes the cultural meaning of a work of art, rather than its aesthetic value

CONCEPT

Art History vs. Art Appreciation 

4

The activities related to the governance of a state or territory describes what key term?

Culture

Religion

Politics

Society

CONCEPT

Connecting Cultures and Time Periods 

5

Which of the following is the correct definition of sociology?

The study of humans and their ancestors, in different time periods and locations, with emphasis on their adaptation to the physical environment, their culture, and their interpersonal relationships

The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and analysis of artifacts

The study of the development, structure, and function of human society

A field of academic study that emphasizes the cultural meaning of a work of art rather than its aesthetic value

CONCEPT

Art History and Other Disciplines 

6

 

Select the term that does NOT apply to Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa. 

Experimental media

Traditional media

Masterpiece

Two-dimensional

CONCEPT

Interpreting Works of Art 

7

Which of the following is the correct definition of carving?

Creating a sculpture by combining a series of found objects

Creating a sculpture by combining pieces of clay to resemble a desired shape

Creating a sculpture by pouring a liquid into a mold and letting it harden before removing the mold

Creating a sculpture by scraping away or removing material from a hard substance until the desired shape emerges

CONCEPT

Sculpture 

8

Which set of terms apply to the printmaking process?

Additive and casting

Two-dimensional and additive

Two-dimensional and intaglio

Binder and intaglio

CONCEPT

Works on Paper: Drawing, Printmaking, Photography 

9

Which of the following works is an example of experimental media?

CONCEPT

Experimental Media 

10

Which of the following achievements in art history is attributed to Giorgio Vasari?

Authored some of the earliest recorded historical descriptions of works of art

Introduced the idea that works of art should be analyzed in the context of the culture and time period in which they were created

Pioneered the biographical approach to the study of art history

Founded the academic study of the history and development of the visual arts

CONCEPT

What Is Art History? 

11

Which of the following is the correct definition of painterly?

A type of paint in which pigment is temporarily suspended in water

A visible mark of the paintbrush on the surface of the painting

A style of painting that emphasizes the brushstroke, and the action of applying paint to the surface

The thick buildup of paint on the surface of a painting

CONCEPT

Texture, Tactility 

12

Artists could make their own paint by combining pigment and a(n) __________, such as oil or water, and could control the thickness of the paint by adjusting the quantity of these ingredients.

color

tempera

binder

encaustic

CONCEPT

Painting 

13

 

Which of the following is a characteristic of this painting?

 

Use of complementary colors

Use of only secondary colors

Use of high value

Strong use of primary colors

CONCEPT

Color 

14

 

Which of the following is a characteristic of this painting?

 

It has a high degree of naturalism, depicting the landscape realistically as it appears to the eye. 

It is an example of representation. While not intended to be highly realistic, it is still a recognizable depiction of a landscape.

It is an example of Illusionism in which the artist is attempting to convince the viewer that the subject matter is actually real.

It is an example of mixed media in which the artist uses a variety of mediums to create the finished work of art. 

CONCEPT

Form and Shape 

15

Which of the following is the correct definition of a curator? 

Someone who determines the value of works of art based on their materials, beauty, and authenticity

Someone who helps to acquire and classify books, journal articles, and digital sources on art

Someone who creates exhibitions for museums by grouping works of art according to a common theme

Someone who is skilled in combining text and pictures in advertisements, magazines, or books

CONCEPT

Careers in Art History 

16

 

Which of the following best describes the subject matter of this painting?

Landscape

Narrative

Still life

Portrait

CONCEPT

Subject Matter 

17

Which of the following works is an example of new media in art?

1  Correct

CONCEPT

New Media 

18

 

Which of the following elements is present in this image? 

Illusionism

Texture

Additive method

Curvilinear line

CONCEPT

Line 

19

Which of the following is a characteristic of this work of art?

Land art

Photo-sensitive

Three-dimensional

Traditional media

CONCEPT

Understanding the Differences between Media 

20

Which of the following is a definition of “canon?”

Concerned with beauty or appreciation of beauty

An object designed for its aesthetic appeal

Works of art that are considered to be most important for study

An artist’s body of work

CONCEPT

Art History: Past and Present 

21

Which of the following terms is NOT defined correctly?

Middle ground — the part of the composition between the foreground and the picture plane

Foreground — the part of the painting closest to the picture plane

Picture plane — the invisible plane that corresponds to the surface of a painting

Background — the part of the composition that is most distant from the picture plane

CONCEPT

Composition 

22

The use of intersecting lines in a drawing to indicate areas of shadow and depth is called __________.

modeling

negative space

cross-hatching

hatching

CONCEPT

Space and Volume 

23

 
 

 In a Vanitas painting, the use of a skull to represent death is an example of __________.

iconography

metaphor

allegory

symbolism

CONCEPT

Iconography 

24

The idea that a work of art represents an artists unique vision, uninfluenced by other artists or other works of art, is referred to as __________.

an oeuvre

originality

masterpiece

canon

CONCEPT

What Is a Work of Art? 

25

What is the correct definition of oeuvre?

Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty

An object of historical or cultural interest, made by a human being

A work of outstanding skill or artistry

An artist’s body of work

CONCEPT

What Is an Artist? 

26

The style of artists from West Africa represents which type of style?

Group style

Personal style

Period style

Regional style

CONCEPT

Style 

27

Which of the following words best describes a person who provides financial support for the arts? 

Artist 

Patron

Genius

Art market

CONCEPT

The Art Market 

28

 

Which of the following techniques did the artist use to create the illusion of depth in this painting?

 

Aerial perspective

Vanishing point

Atmospheric perspective

Overlapping

CONCEPT

Perspective 

29

 

Which of the following formal elements are present in this image? 

Bilateral symmetry, biomorphic shape

Biomorphic shape, asymmetry

Asymmetry, balance

Bilateral symmetry, balance

CONCEPT

Symmetry 

30

Which of the following is the best definition of formal analysis?

Understanding works of art by considering their historical, social, religious, or geographical situation

Understanding works of art by considering their cultural meaning

Understanding works of art by considering their physical qualities

Understanding works of art by considering the shared philosophy or goals of the artist

CONCEPT

Artistic Movement 

31

Which of the following is an example of visual communication?

Critical thinking

Propaganda

Hypnosis

A musical composition

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