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Chpt 5 answers

Janaro, The Art of Being Human 11/e
Worksheet Chapter 5
1. All visual art is
a. imitation.
b. abstraction.
c. performance.
d. realism.
2. The building that typifies the classical Greek world’s concern for mathematics and artistic
order is the
a. Golden Section.
b. Louvre.
c. Parthenon.
d. Sistine Chapel.
3. The artist whose landscape paintings mix realism with colorful abstractions to create striking
vibrancy is
a. Alfred Stieglitz.
b. Georgia O’Keeffe.
c. Mary Cassatt.
d. Pablo Picasso.
4. Artistic movements such as cubism and surrealism, which do not start with the familiar world,
are examples of
a. classicism.
b. realism.
c. art as alteration.
d. representative art.
5. The Renaissance sculpture that looks back to the ideal heroism of classical forms is
a. Michelangelo’s David.
b. Michelangelo’s Moses.
c. The Charioteer.
d. Donatello’s David.
6. Kandinsky’s main innovation is developing art that is
a. symbolic.
b. impressionistic.
c. surrealistic.
d. abstract.
7. Giotto’s influential technique of painting background objects smaller so that they appear more
distant, thus achieving the illusion of depth, is called
a. buon fresco.
b. perspective.
c. chiaroscuro.
d. Renaissance.
8. Which of the following had a strong influence on Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon?
a. Asian art
b. African masks
c. his training in traditional realism
d. Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase
9. The painting technique that is closely associated with the works of Frida Kahlo and Salvador
Dalí is called
a. abstraction.
b. cubism.
c. expressionism.
d. surrealism.
10. Harmony, order, and balance in a work of art are characteristic of
a. surrealism.
b. cubism.
c. classicism.
d. realism.
11. German bombers, Cubist elements, and the Paris World’s Fair are all associated with
a. Van Gogh’s The Starry Night.
b. Picasso’s Guernica.
c. Goya’s The Third of May 1808.
d. Dali’s The Persistence of Memory.
12. Berthe Morisot was the first woman to gain entry into the closed world of the
a. Renaissance perspectivists.
b. German expressionists.
c. French Impressionists.
d. American Pop artists.
13. Cindy Sherman uses photography to focus attention on
a. the changing landscapes of urban life.
b. the inner person, not just the outer appearance.
c. the superiority of photography to portrait painting.
d. society’s expectations for women’s appearance and behavior.
14. Alfred Stieglitz’s photography is important because it
a. offered a record of what urban life in America looked and felt like.
b. made Americans face their preoccupation with women’s bodies.
c. used digital technology to build three-dimensional simulations.
d. presented images that were almost as realistic as painting.
15. Frank Lloyd Wright is known for structures such as Fallingwater that
a. blend into their natural surroundings.
b. create controversial and arresting forms.
c. reflect the structure and chaos of modern life.
d. contain ornate carvings and stained glass.
16. Which of these buildings is considered secular architecture?
a. the Parthenon
b. Angkor Wat
c. Blue Mosque
d. Sydney Opera House
17. Which type of art was most influenced by television and billboards?
a. Pop art
b. performance art
c. surrealism
d. cubism
18. Claude Monet and others who viewed painting as an experience of color and light were
known as
a. realists.
b. Impressionists.
c. post-Impressionists.
d. abstract expressionists.
19. The Dutch artist Rembrandt was noted for his
a. unsurpassed accuracy in the representations of faces, figures, and landscapes.
b. medieval cathedrals with their soaring towers and stained glass.
c. idealized and heroic sculptures based on classical models.
d. experiments with anatomy and use of commoners to model holy figures.
20. Which of the following would be considered installation art?
a. positioning a sculpture at a particular angle in an art gallery
b. creating a drip painting
c. hanging a series of drapes in a park in a specific pattern for a short time
d. standing in the middle of Times Square reading poetry