# MS. Victore's Fundamentals Of Design Class Mid-term

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• 1.

### When did Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque begin using a CUBISTIC style?

• A.

After the Vietnam War

• B.

When They were working together as MAD men in NYC in the 60's?

• C.

After George Braque visited the studio of Pablo Picasso in Paris and left him a note.

• D.

After they both entered their artwork in the Salon of 1903.

• E.

Letter c and d are close to the truth, while a. & b. are far from the truth.

E. Letter c and d are close to the truth, while a. & b. are far from the truth.
• 2.

### Shapes Left Side = A Right Side = B

• A.

Shapes in A and B are both Organic and Geometric

• B.

Shapes in A are Organic and Shapes in B are Geometric

• C.

Shapes in A are both Organic and Geometric

• D.

Shapes in A are Geometric and Shapes in B are Organic

• E.

None of the statements above are true.

B. Shapes in A are Organic and Shapes in B are Geometric
Explanation
The explanation for the given correct answer is that the shapes in set A are organic, meaning they have irregular, natural, or free-flowing shapes. On the other hand, the shapes in set B are geometric, meaning they have regular, defined, or structured shapes. Therefore, the statement "Shapes in A are Organic and Shapes in B are Geometric" accurately describes the shapes in each set.

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• 3.

### Balance Left  Side = A Right Side = B Use the diagrams above to find which of the statements below are most true.

• A.

The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris, and both are done using asymmetrical balance

• B.

The paintings above are most likely an example of the differences in the works by George Braque and Pablo Picasso

• C.

The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris and A is an example of Radial Balance

• D.

The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris and B is an example of Symmetrical Balance

• E.

The paintings above are most likely done by Pablo Picasso and are both prime examples of Symmetrical Balance

A. The paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris, and both are done using asymmetrical balance
Explanation
Based on the given information, the paintings above are most likely done by Juan Gris because it is mentioned in the question. Additionally, both paintings are done using asymmetrical balance because it is stated that the left side is A and the right side is B, indicating that they are not exactly the same or mirrored.

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• 4.

### Organic Shapes resemble Life-like formations.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Organic shapes are often irregular, fluid, and curvilinear, similar to the forms found in nature such as plants, animals, and the human body. These shapes lack straight lines and sharp angles, giving them a more natural and life-like appearance. Therefore, it is true that organic shapes resemble life-like formations.

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• 5.

### Juan Gris was inspired by Picasso and Braque.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Juan Gris, a Spanish painter, was indeed inspired by Picasso and Braque, who were the pioneers of the Cubist movement. Gris was heavily influenced by their innovative approach to art, which involved breaking down objects into geometric forms and depicting multiple viewpoints simultaneously. He incorporated their techniques into his own work, creating his unique style within the Cubist movement. Therefore, the statement "Juan Gris was inspired by Picasso and Braque" is true.

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• 6.

### Juan Gris is known as the inventor of Cubism.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Juan Gris is not known as the inventor of Cubism. The true inventors of Cubism are Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Although Juan Gris was an important figure in the Cubist movement and made significant contributions to it, he cannot be credited as its inventor.

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• 7.

### Geometric Shapes resemble Life-like formations.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Geometric shapes do not resemble life-like formations. Geometric shapes are typically abstract and mathematical in nature, while life-like formations are more organic and natural. Geometric shapes are defined by precise measurements and angles, whereas life-like formations are often irregular and unpredictable. Therefore, the statement is false.

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• 8.

### George Braque began to add actual found objects into his paintings which came to be known as analytical Cubism.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
George Braque did indeed begin to incorporate actual found objects into his paintings, which is a characteristic of analytical Cubism. This artistic movement, developed by Braque and Pablo Picasso, aimed to break down objects into geometric forms and depict multiple viewpoints simultaneously. By including real objects in their artworks, Braque and Picasso challenged traditional notions of representation and expanded the possibilities of artistic expression. Therefore, the statement "George Braque began to add actual found objects into his paintings which came to be known as analytical Cubism" is true.

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• 9.

### Pablo Picasso worked in many different styles before he began to deconstruct shapes for the sake of the design, thus creating a new way of painting which came to be known as Cubism.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Pablo Picasso did indeed work in various styles before he started deconstructing shapes for the purpose of design, leading to the development of Cubism. This artistic movement revolutionized painting by breaking down objects into geometric forms and presenting multiple perspectives simultaneously. Picasso's exploration of Cubism marked a significant shift in his artistic approach and had a profound impact on the art world. Therefore, the statement "True" accurately reflects Picasso's artistic progression.

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• 10.

### The painting above by Juan Gris displays  his use of radial balance, because:

• A.

The painting contains items that make the painting heavy on one side, while light on the other.

• B.

The painting contains shapes that have their edges aligned with diagonals which appear to move away from a central axis point, like spokes on a bicycle wheel.

• C.

The painting is asymmetrical which moves the eye around the composition again and again.

• D.

The painting is very symmetrical and has no real sense of radial balance.

• E.

A. & d. are true statements.

B. The painting contains shapes that have their edges aligned with diagonals which appear to move away from a central axis point, like spokes on a bicycle wheel.
Explanation
The correct answer is that the painting contains shapes that have their edges aligned with diagonals which appear to move away from a central axis point, like spokes on a bicycle wheel. This explanation highlights the use of radial balance in the painting, as the alignment of the shapes creates a sense of movement and balance around a central point. The other options, such as the painting being heavy on one side or being symmetrical, do not accurately describe the use of radial balance in the painting.

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• 11.

### Still, Life can be defined as:

• A.

A very sad and emotionally depressing image.

• B.

A very highly charged set of images made by a camera.

• C.

An image of a set up of objects which are lifeless and cannot get up and run away.

• D.

An image of objects and props in an advertisement, used to promote a product, in which the central focus is the product.

• E.

Both c and d are close to the truth.

E. Both c and d are close to the truth.
Explanation
Both c and d are close to the truth because a still life is indeed an image of a set up of objects that are lifeless and cannot move, as well as an image of objects and props used in advertisements to promote a product. These definitions capture the essence of still life photography, which typically involves arranging inanimate objects in a visually appealing way to create a composition.

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• 12.

### An artwork which can be considered a college can be defined by:

• A.

The fact that the artwork must become a 3-D object

• B.

The fact that the artwork is made up of many pieces of magazine photos

• C.

The artwork is created with a cutting and pasting mechanism such as a computer program, which cuts and pastes and/or a scissor and adhesive.

• D.

The artwork might contain actual objects such as wallpaper.

• E.

B. c. & d. might be true of collage artworks.

E. B. c. & d. might be true of collage artworks.
Explanation
The correct answer is b. c. & d. might be true of collage artworks. This is because a collage artwork can be a 3-D object, made up of many pieces of magazine photos, and created using a cutting and pasting mechanism or actual objects such as wallpaper. These characteristics are commonly associated with collage artworks.

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• 13.

### When you create a collage artwork, you are de-constructing and re-constructing again and again.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When creating a collage artwork, one typically starts by deconstructing various materials such as photographs, magazine cutouts, or other found objects. These materials are then rearranged and reconstructed to form a new composition. This process often involves repeating the deconstruction and reconstruction steps multiple times until the desired result is achieved. Therefore, the statement "When you create a collage artwork, you are de-constructing and re-constructing again and again" is true.

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• 14.

### When you create a collage artwork, you can use a varied set of art and found object materials.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When creating a collage artwork, it is indeed true that you can use a varied set of art and found object materials. Collage involves assembling different materials such as photographs, magazine cutouts, fabric, and other objects to create a unified composition. This technique allows for a diverse range of materials to be incorporated, enabling artists to experiment and create unique and visually interesting artworks.

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• 15.

### A picture can be a Bunny or a Duck, at the same time.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement suggests that a picture can be perceived as either a bunny or a duck, depending on the individual's perspective. This implies that the image has elements that can be interpreted as both animals simultaneously, highlighting the subjective nature of perception. Therefore, the statement is true as it acknowledges the possibility of multiple interpretations of the same picture.

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• 16.

### The artists, Picasso, Braque, and Gris all made Still Life Paintings.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because all three artists mentioned, Picasso, Braque, and Gris, were known for their contributions to the development of Cubism, a movement in art that focused on depicting objects from multiple perspectives. Still life paintings were a common subject matter for these artists, as they allowed them to experiment with different ways of representing objects and space. Therefore, it can be concluded that all three artists did indeed create still life paintings.

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• 17.

### Advertising Designers are trained to use Balance as a way to confuse the consumer and divert attention away from the product.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Advertising designers are not trained to use balance as a way to confuse the consumer and divert attention away from the product. Balance is a design principle that is used to create a sense of harmony and visual stability in advertisements. It helps in organizing the elements of the design and making it visually appealing. The purpose of advertising is to attract and engage consumers, not confuse them. Therefore, the statement is false.

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• 18.

### Most web page designers use Symmetrical Balance to create opposition for the computer user.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Symmetrical balance is not typically used by web page designers to create opposition for the computer user. Instead, they often use Asymmetrical balance, which involves arranging elements of different sizes, colors, and shapes in a way that creates visual interest and balance without perfect symmetry. Asymmetrical balance allows designers to create a more dynamic and engaging layout for the user.

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