Art Concepts And Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"

    • B. 

      "a photograph is the yardstick of reality"

    • C. 

      "art reflects the society from which it comes"

    • D. 

      "art is what you can get away with"

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Realistic

    • B. 

      Idealized

    • C. 

      Abstract

    • D. 

      Nonrepresentational

  • 3. 
    Which art adjective best describes this painting?
    • A. 

      Nonobjective

    • B. 

      Nonrepresentational

    • C. 

      Stylized

    • D. 

      Photorealistic

  • 4. 
    Why is Classical Greek sculpture such as this important to our study of art?
    • A. 

      It is made out of marble

    • B. 

      It is representational

    • C. 

      It is said to be the source of Western aesthetics

    • D. 

      After this, art was never made this way again

  • 5. 
    When considering aesthetics, which of the following statements is valid?
    • A. 

      "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"

    • B. 

      Art must abide by standard rules in order to be considered beautiful

    • C. 

      Beauty is universal

    • D. 

      No one could possibly appreciate this work of art

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Commemoration of an historical event

    • B. 

      A personal narrative

    • C. 

      Re-writing history

    • D. 

      Cause and effect

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      It demonstrates the idea of cause and effect

    • B. 

      It was intended to be worn in a ritualistic dance

    • C. 

      This mask was designed to address weather conditions

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

  • 8. 
    Considering Christian ideology, in what way is this painting subversive?
    • A. 

      the artist purposefully reverses the rolls of a well-known Bible story

    • B. 

      The artist used a contemporary style to depict an age-old story

    • C. 

      The artist painted it in oil instead of fresco

  • 9. 
    Which of the following reflects the term, context, in Hamilton's collage seen here?
    • A. 

      Rampant consumerism

    • B. 

      Collage

    • C. 

      Britain, 1950s

    • D. 

      An advertisement for Armstrong flooring

  • 10. 
    For what purpose did Dale Chihuly create this work of art?
    • A. 

      Commemoration; to celebrate a specific period in history

    • B. 

      Decoration; to beautify the surroundings

    • C. 

      Conceptual; this work is all about an idea

    • D. 

      Social commentary; to urge spectators to take action

  • 11. 
    According to our text, what is not true about works of art such as "Fountain" by Duchamp?
    • A. 

      An artist must make a work of art with his own hands

    • B. 

      An artist can merely designate an object as a work of art

    • C. 

      Re-contextualization of common place objects can make us consider them in a new light

    • D. 

      The practice of appropriation continues on today