Art Concepts And Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

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Art Concepts And Vocabulary Quiz! Trivia

What do you know about art concepts? Do you suppose you can get past this quiz? Art concepts include line, space, shape, and form. If you are looking to be an artist, or if you are someone who appreciates fine art, these are concepts that you should be able to learn and understand. Take this quiz and see how much you know about art concepts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which art adjective best describes this painting?
    • A. 

      Realistic

    • B. 

      Idealized

    • C. 

      Abstract

    • D. 

      Nonrepresentational

  • 2. 
    Which art adjective best describes this painting?
    • A. 

      Nonobjective

    • B. 

      Nonrepresentational

    • C. 

      Stylized

    • D. 

      Photorealistic

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    Which statement guides us in choosing the correct adjective with which we can describe a work of art?
    • 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"

  • 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. 
    Which purpose of art does this painting satisfy?
    • A. 

      Commemoration of an historical event

    • B. 

      A personal narrative

    • C. 

      Re-writing history

    • D. 

      Cause and effect

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true of this work of art?
    • 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

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