Styles & Movements In Art, Ch 4, Ch 9 & Evolution Of Sculpture

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Styles & Movements In Art, Ch 4, Ch 9 & Evolution Of Sculpture

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  • 1. 
    Which adjective best describes Picasso's painting?
    • A. 

      Naturalistic

    • B. 

      Nonrepresentational

    • C. 

      Abstract

    • D. 

      Idealized

  • 2. 
    Which adjective best describes Kandinsky's painting?
    • A. 

      Representational

    • B. 

      Nonobjective

    • C. 

      Naturalistic

    • D. 

      Photo-realistic

  • 3. 
    Which of the following facts about his work of art is reflected in the term form?
    • A. 

      It is an oil painting on canvas

    • B. 

      It was painted in 1808

    • C. 

      It reflects Spanish resistance to Napoleon's armies

    • D. 

      Both b & c are concerned with form

  • 4. 
    Which of the following phrases reflects the term context?
    • A. 

      It is an oil painting on canvas

    • B. 

      It was painted in 1868

    • C. 

      Bierstadt sought to reflect God's majesty through this landscape

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a concern or characteristic of Impressionist paintings?
    • A. 

      The way light strikes an object

    • B. 

      Outdoor and leisure time activities

    • C. 

      Exploded view of an object; simultaneous viewpoints

    • D. 

      Colorful palette

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following is not a trait of Cubist paintings such as this?
    • A. 

      Simultaneous viewpoints of an object

    • B. 

      Use of a closed palette

    • C. 

      Use of black lines and abstract symbols

    • D. 

      A reference to deep pictorial space

  • 7. 
    Which style is reflected in this work?
    • A. 

      Expressionism

    • B. 

      Futurism

    • C. 

      Neoclassical

    • D. 

      Conceptual Art

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of Pop Art?
    • A. 

      Vibrant color palette

    • B. 

      Themes of rampant consumerism

    • C. 

      Elevation of everyday subject matter as high art

    • D. 

      An air of seriousness

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true, concerning Post Impressionist painters?
    • A. 

      They worked in the period following Impressionism

    • B. 

      They used vibrant colors palettes

    • C. 

      Their paintings looked stylistically diverse

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

    • E. 

      Only a & c are true

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was not used by Pointillist painters?
    • A. 

      Optical blending

    • B. 

      Exploration of color theories

    • C. 

      Pure dots of color, placed side by side

    • D. 

      Tonal modeling

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was the intended subject matter of Regionalist painters in America?
    • A. 

      The avoidance of content through nonrepresentational compositions

    • B. 

      Mid-western values of honesty and hard work

    • C. 

      A need for religious reform

    • D. 

      Allegories related to mythology

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not true of Neoclassical art?
    • A. 

      The name means "New Classical"

    • B. 

      Artists sought to reflect Ancient Greco-Roman principles in art

    • C. 

      These works were brimming with outward expressions of emotion

    • D. 

      Like Classical art, this style could be idealized

  • 13. 
    Which of the following styles is reflected in this work of art?
    • A. 

      Constructivism

    • B. 

      Abstraction

    • C. 

      Futurism

    • D. 

      Abstract Expressionism

  • 14. 
    Which style is reflected in this work of art?
    • A. 

      Surrealism

    • B. 

      Abstract Expressionism

    • C. 

      Minimalism

    • D. 

      Dada

  • 15. 
    Which of the following characteristics is not a typical reflection of royalty in art?
    • A. 

      Stylization

    • B. 

      Large scale

    • C. 

      Naturalism

    • D. 

      Precious materials

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not part of the Greek Classical canon?
    • A. 

      7 heads in height

    • B. 

      Contrapposto

    • C. 

      Emotional expression

    • D. 

      Idealized

  • 17. 
    While the Romans absorbed many Greek aesthetic traits, how did their art differ from that of the Greeks?
    • A. 

      They developed the portrait bust

    • B. 

      They developed the equestrian statue

    • C. 

      They focused on verism

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not true of art from the Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      It was didactic

    • B. 

      Freestanding male nude sculpture was common

    • C. 

      Figures were stylized to reflect a preoccupation with spirituality

    • D. 

      Relief sculpture often decorated entryways of churches

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of Renaissance art?
    • A. 

      It signaled the rebirth of classical artistic practices

    • B. 

      Artists sought to mimic nature

    • C. 

      Freestanding male nude sculpture was popular

    • D. 

      Sculpture was emotional

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of Baroque art?
    • A. 

      Theatricality

    • B. 

      Small scale

    • C. 

      Opulence

    • D. 

      Bronze starbursts

  • 21. 
    Which of the following was not true of the style Realism?
    • A. 

      It reflected themes of modern life

    • B. 

      Themes revolved around the working class

    • C. 

      It followed the guidelines of the French Academy

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not true of Modern Art?
    • A. 

      Artists sought to divorce themselves from artistic practices in the past

    • B. 

      There was much artistic experimentation and pluralism in styles

    • C. 

      Some artists strayed from the traditional hierarchy of materials

    • D. 

      Sculptors rejected trends in painting styles of the day

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not true of Abstract Expressionism?
    • A. 

      N.Y. replaced Paris as the center for art after WWII; this is where the movement began

    • B. 

      Artists avoided content in their art

    • C. 

      In the history of art, it is a relatively minor style

    • D. 

      Most AE art was abstract or non objective

  • 24. 
    Which of the following styles is reflected in this work of art?
    • A. 

      Conceptual art

    • B. 

      Dada

    • C. 

      Minimalism

    • D. 

      Surrealism

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is not characteristic of Postmodern art?
    • A. 

      There is no predominant hierarchy of materials and mixed media is common

    • B. 

      Traditional modes of painting and sculpting are much appreciated

    • C. 

      Installation is common and interactivity with art is common

    • D. 

      Money is one measure of success