A World of Art: Art Appreciation: Chapters 7 & 8 Test Preparation Flashcards


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A World of Art
Chapters 7, 8
Designed to encourage an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts through a study of their theory, history, and mechanics. Includes a survey of the major developments in the visual arts, and their respective aesthetic criteria, from Classical Greece to the present.
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Illuminated manuscripts, such as the "Lindisfarne Gospels," are described as such because they

are elaborately illustrated and decorated.

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Chartres Cathedral's rose window best illustrates

radial balance.

3

Proportion is defined as

the relationship between the parts to each other and the whole in a composition.

4

Which of the following is not an aspect of texture?

content

5

In what way can a large-scale work be considered a "temporal" art form?

The spectator moves through time and space to view it.

6

When an artist deliberately avoids emphasis, we say that the work is

afocal.

7

When dealing with balance in a composition, an artist or designer is actually dealing with

visual weight.

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Thick paint applied to a canvas, like on Robert Ryman's "Long," creates actual texture known as

impasto

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The Taj Mahal is a perfect example of

symmetry.

10

Repetition often implies monotony, yet it also creates a sense of

rhythm.

11

What are the three different types of balance in artistic compositions?

Symmetrical balance, asymmetrical balance, and radial balance.

12

What is the primary element of temporal artworks?

Time.