Chapters 1-12

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Henri Matisse and Romare Bearden both utilize ____ & _____ ______ to create order and harmony in their versions of the Piano Lesson. Color and shape repetition
African-American artist Faith Ringgold records the story of her life and dreams on a Harlem rooftop. Her painted memories are depicted within the framework of a(n) _________. Patchwork quilt
In his family 1907 photograph, Alfred Stieglitz captures the juxtaposition of the upper and lower classes on board the Kaiser Wilhelm II ship. This photograph is titled _________. The Steerage
Images painted directly on a wall or intended to cover a wall completely, such as Jose Clemente Orozco’s Epic of American Civilization: Hispano-American, are known as _______. murals
Marc Chagall self-portrait I and Village can best be described as a depiction of _____________. fantasy
In Laurie Simmons’ photograph Red Library #2, the perfect room and robot-like woman are meant to symbolize ______. The dangers of too much order
The use of space and atmosphere in Max Beckmann’s The Dream could be best described as ______. Claustrophobic and compressed
Located in Istanbul, Turkey, the _____ was build as a Christian church in 532-537 CE but was converted to an Islamic mosque in 1453 and now serves as a museum. Its _____ is especially wondrous, appearing to float on light streaming through its row of windows. Hagia Sophia; dome
Marcel Duchamps Fountain is a readymade, produced from an upside-down ____. trashcan
Judy Chicago’s triangular installation called the Dinner Party was constructed to honor and immortalize _______. History’s notable women
The 19th-century painter Jean-Francois Millet wrote, “I try not to have things look as if chance had brought them together, but as if they had a necessary bond between them.” Here, the artist is expressing his quest for ________ in his art works. harmony
In Betye Saar’s The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, the artist is protesting the use of Aunt Jemima as a(n) _______. stereotype
Picasso protested the horror and brutality of the Spanish civil war in his 1937 masterpiece painting known as ________. Guernica
In Nighthawks, Edward Hopper’s desolate scene of late night diners in a city café, the scene seems to be set in the period of the _____. 1940’s
An Anti-commercial movement begun in the1960s in which works of art are conceived and executed in the mind of the artist is known as ____. Conceptual art
Light against dark or dark against light creates visual differences in _____. Value
_____ are formed when intersecting or connected lines enclose space. shapes
Using their signature combination of the body and braided hair, the Gerlovins created a modern revision of _____, one of the most popular themes of the Renaissance. Madonna and Child
In art, a _____ is usually defined as a moving dot and is both the simplest and most complex of the visual elements. line
_____ creates the illusion of roundness or three dimensionality through the use of light and shadow on a two-dimensional surface. modeling
Diagonal lines are often used to ____. Imply movement and directionality
The _____ shape of an artistic composition is considered the background. negative
In works with ______, the lines are completed by the viewer. Implied line
In Emily Mary Osborne’s Nameless and Friendless, _________ visually connect and lead the viewer’s eye around the composition. Gestures and glances
The process of organizing the visual elements to achieve a desired aesthetic in a work of art is known as _________. Design
Pictorial balance can be found in which of the following? Leonardo da Vinci’s Proportion of Human Figure
The device of _____ to create unity is reflected in the ages of the youth, their ethnicity, and their suggested bond of friendship in Delilah Montoya’s Los Jovenes (Youth). Continuity
The compositional unity in Thomas Hart Benton’s Palisades derives primarily from _________. Curvilinear shapes and lines
Unlike two-dimensional compositions, three-dimensional objects such as sculptures often have ______. Actual balance
Leonardo da Vinci’s Proportion of the Human Figure can best be considered an example of ____. Bilateral symmetry
_________ refers to the portrayal of people and things as they are, with no idealization or distortion. realism
Roy Lichtenstein’s Forget It! Is an example of Pop Art that has the visual appearance of a _____. Comic strip
In expressionistic art, the artist intentionally distorts colors and forms in the composition in order to achieve a(n) ____. Sense of chaos
______ refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or a specific culture or period. content
The form of an artwork includes all of the elements that make up the composition except _____. Subject matter
Walter de Maria's the lightning field is considered a spectacular example of ________. land art
Peter Testa believes we "need to rethink how we assemble buildings" and has designed a high-rise tower out of ____. woven carbon fiber
the oldest form of printmaking is ________, and most likely the first people to use it where the ancient _______. woodcut; Chinese
the advent of the camera replaced the age-old need of art to imitate nature as closely as possible, and this change, in turn, led to the development of 20th century artistic _____. abstraction
william wegmans blue period is a canine spoof on ____. picasso's old guitarist
one of the best preserved ancient roman aqueduct systems is the ____ near nimes, france. the ____ of the limestone blacks allowed for the weight of three tiers of arches. pont du gard; compressive strength
the binding agent that powdered pigment is mixed with to form paint is known as the _____. vehicle
the primary purpose of ______ is to preserve memories of persons or events monuments
Andy goldsworthys ice piece was produced using his breath
intaglio prints are made from ______ into which lines have been incised metal plates
many of the artist chuck closes unidealized portraits such as self portrait/conte crayon, are based on a _____, which produces blurry photographic likenesses. a grid transfer method
the gothic, pointed arch church of notre dame is bathed in light due to its ample _____. fenestration
the faces in faith ringgolds soft sculpture mama jones, andrew, barbara, and faith are reminiscent of ________. african masks
rembrandt copied ______ but addedsome aditional features to his own sketched version Leonardo da vinci last supper
in the lost wax process, molten metal is poured into a fire-resistant mold known as a ______. investiture
lithgraphy, invented in the beginning of the 19th century by a german playwright, is a planographic, or ______, printing process in which a _____ is used. surface; stone slab
dorothea langes mirgant mother is a touching photograph take during the period of the great depression
in the ___ process, the artist creates clean-cut lines on a plate of copper, zinc, or steel by forcing a sharp burin across the surface with the hell of the hand engraving
broadly defined, _____ is the art of running an implement that leaves a mark over a surface. drawing
Louis Sullivans rigid horizontal and vertical processions of facade elements that suggest the regularity of the spaces within his wainwright building reinforce sulivans famous motto that ______. form follows function
in silverpoint drawings, the drawings surface must be coated with a ground of ____. bone dust or chalk mixed with gum, water, and pigment
higher quality photographs are said to have higher _________. resolution
the oldest known type of ink is india or china ink, made form a solution of _____. carbon black and water
true fresco, or _________, is executed on damp _____. buon fresco; lime plaster
the traditional composition of tempera, rarely used today, consisted of _________. egg, pigment, and water
the word photograph is derived from greek roots that mean ________. to write with light
the botanical whimsies of _______ are considered some of the finest examples of art nouveau glass. Tiffany
william henry fox talbots first "photogenic drawings" were eerie, delicate photographs of ______, produced from a ______ plants; negative
for the gatesm cristo and jeanne-claude installed _____ throughout central park in Feb of 2005 saffron colored fabric panels
which of the following is not an additive sculptural process carving
the fluidity and portability of watercolor has often lent itself to ___________ rapid sketches and preparatory studies
native american potter Lucy M. Lewis produces her finely made acoma pueblo pots through th elaborious process of _________. coiling
due to its ______,clay is frequently used to make three-dimensional preparatory sketches for other sculptures. weakness
in both the camera and the ________, light enters a narrow opening and is projected onto a photosensitive surface. human eye
miriam schapiros maid of honour is a paint-and-fabric construction hat she labeled ________ femmage
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