Quiz: History Of Art Trivia Questions!

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Quiz: History Of Art Trivia Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following terms is not represented in "Ethel Scull, Thirty Six Times" by Andy Warhol?
    • A. 

      Unity

    • B. 

      Variety

    • C. 

      a single focal point

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 2. 
    Concerning the principle of balance, which of the following does not apply to Polykleitos' sculpture, "Doryphoros"?
    • A. 

      Actual balance

    • B. 

      Pictorial balance

    • C. 

      Asymmetry

    • D. 

      Symmetry

    • E. 

      Both pictorial balance and symmetry do not apply

  • 3. 
    Which of the following techniques was not used to create the focal point in Schlemmer's "Bauhaus Stairway"?
    • A. 

      Color/contrast

    • B. 

      Directional line

    • C. 

      Human face

    • D. 

      Central placement in the composition

  • 4. 
    Which type of balance is reflected in this rose window?
    • A. 

      Actual balance

    • B. 

      Radial balance

    • C. 

      Horizontal blanace

    • D. 

      Diagonal balance

  • 5. 
    Which of the following techniques to establish a focal point was not used in Goya's "Third of May"?
    • A. 

      Human face

    • B. 

      Gore

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Subordinate areas

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is reflected in Alice Neel's "The Family", ?
    • A. 

      A Western canon of proportions, ala Doryphoros

    • B. 

      A violation of Western canons for the sake of expression

    • C. 

      A predominant Western aesthetic preference for naturalism

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is true of the ratio of 1:1.618, reflected in the golden rule? 
    • A. 

      A. it reflects a proportion which is repeated throughout nature

    • B. 

      B. things that reflect this proportion are said to be beautiful

    • C. 

      C. artists choose rectangular formats as they are most visually pleasing

    • D. 

      D. all of the above are true

    • E. 

      E. only a. & b. are true

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