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The painting of The Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel includes a _________. self-portrait of Michelangelo as St. Bartholomew's flayed skin
Choose the artist, title and time period of the following image: Gustave Courbet, The Stonebreakers, Realism
Why were the Greek god Apollo and the goddess Athena included in The School of Athens? because Renaissance artists admired Greek mythology, philosophy, and art
Choose the artist, title and period for the following image: 4. Cimabue, Virgin and Child Enthroned, Medieval
Vincent van Gogh used thick swirls of paint in his work Starry Night, this technique is called ________. 3. impasto
Napoleon III asked the Baron Haussmann to do what? 2. widen the Paris streets, provide street lights and a sewer system
Neoclassical paintings, such as Jacques-Louis David's Oath of the Horatii _________ all of the other answers
Who called himself the Sun King? Louis XIV
Choose the artist, title and period for the following image: Monet, Impression: Sunrise, Impressionism
Which of the following terms refers to the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries in Western Europe, a period when there was a general increase in motion and emotion in artworks? Baroque
Choose the artist, title and time period of the following image: Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Modern
Which of the following are qualities of most Impressionist artists and their paintings? all of the other answers
American artists found their equivalent of European History Painting in _________. 1. the American landscape
Large-scale paintings like Cole's Voyage of Life or Bierstadt's Rocky Mountians suggested the idea of the ______ to 19th century viewers. the sublime
A painting by which artist provoked the comment by a critic that gave the Impressionists their name? Claude Monet
Paris Street: Rainy Day shows us Paris as _____________. modern spectacle
Which painter's "passages" of paint on landscapes of the mountain he painted repeatedly helped inspire Cubism? Paul Cezanne
Why was Tilted Arc controversial? all of the above
The legend of the Aztec moon goddess Coyolzauqui is a metaphor for the actual observation of ________. an eclipse of the moon
Choose the title and period of the following: Woman from Willendorf - Prehistoric
Western expansion as seen in Bierstadt's Rocky Mountains was justified in 19th century America by the concept of _________. Manifest Destiny
The pigment that covered the mummy of the Red Queen at Palenque was __________. 1. cinnabar
Choose the artist, title, and time period for this image: Raphael, The School of Athens, High Renaissance
Rococo style was in which century? 18th
Which of the following terms means "rebirth" and is used to describe an artistic movement characterized by renewed interest in the Classical world of Greece and Rome? Renaissance
Artists in the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood were inspired by works from _______. the Middle Ages
Choose the artist, title and time period of the following image: Jackson Pollock, Autumn Rhythm (Number 30), Modern
Choose the artists, title and time period for the following image: Michelangelo, The Last Judgment, Late Renaissance
Donald Judd's Untitled is part of which movement? Minimalism
Which of the following terms is used to describe the mid-to late-sixteenth-century style of art that elongated human figures and elevated grace as an ideal? Mannerism
What does the dog in The Arnolfini Portrait symbolize? that the couple are wealthy and faithful
Some of the oldest human-made objects found in the Americas are _______. Clovis points
This man was responsible for the first Encyclopedia. Denis Diderot
The way that Jackson Pollock painted focused on the process of making art. True
The Guggenheim Museum in New York City was designed by: Frank Lloyd Wright
The medium of the artwork that decorates the Sistine Chapel ceiling is __________. fresco
Which of the following influenced the art made from 1700 - 1900? all of the other answers
This was the philosophy that was popular during the Renaissance especially in the court of Lorenzo de Medici which elevated aesthetics and beauty into a spiritual realm. humanism
Brunelleschi's design for the dome of Florence Cathedral was a triumph over adversity because _______. 4. building such an enormous dome was a technological challenge
In the Andes, textiles were considered _______gold and silver. more valuable than
Choose the artist and time period for this image: 3. Velazquez, Baroque
A "deposition" scene shows which of the following: 1. Jesus's body being removed from the cross
Henry Fuseli's The Nightmare is an example of _______ Gothic Romanticism
Choose the artist, title and style of this image: Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Cubism
Matisse used his cutouts __________. 5. sometimes like preparatory sketches, sometimes as finished artworks
Choose the artist, title and time period of the following image: 4. Jacque-Louis David, Oath of the Horatii, Neoclassical
Masaccio used which of the following elements and principles in Tribute Money? 5. all of the other answers
Which of the following artwoks was made by Pieter Bruegel the Elder? 1. a landscape filled with ordinary people, which humorously depicts everyday proverbs
Luminist paintings are characterized by __________. 1. horizontality and Zen-like quiet
Rococo style is characterized by: 4. lightness, frivolity, excess, playful eroticism
Conceptual art emphasizes _______. 4. the ideas behind the artwork over its realization
Choose the artist, title and time period of the following image: Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, Modern
The early itinerant painters in America were known as ___________. 3. Limners
Bernini depicts his David at exactly the same moment in the story as the versions by his predecessors Donatello and Michelangelo. False
Choose the artist, title, and time period for this image: 3. Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper, High Renaissance
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's Street Berlin is part of the ______ movement as seen ________. 4. Expressionist - in the painting's intentionally raw and aggressive intensity
Choose the name of this building and it's time period: 2. Hagia Sophia - Byzantine
What invention of the Renaissance allowed for the spread of knowledge? 1. the printing press and moveable type
Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Moulin de las Galette _____________. 4. depicts a new, urban, middle class enjoying their leisure time