Art Appreciation: Chapters 9 & 11 Test Preparation

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A World of Art
Chapters 9, 11
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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Who drew "Banana Flower"?

Georgia O'Keeffe

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Winslow Homer's 'A Wall, Nassau" was made using

watercolor washes.

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Leonardo da Vinci made a drawing, "Madonna and Child with St. Anne and Infant St. John the Baptist," for a fresco of the same title. This type of drawing is called

a cartoon.

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Buon fresco painting can be described as

working with pigment directly into fresh plaster.

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A popular drawing medium during the Renaissance consisted of a stylus of gold, silver, or other metal that was dragged across a prepared ground of lead white, bone, and water. This process was called

metalpoint.

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What is the binder in "encaustic" painting?

wax

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When an artist paints with a mixture of watercolor pigment and Chinese white chalk, the process is called

gouache.

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A traditional ground for tempera paintings, which consists of a mixture of glue and plaster of Paris or chalk, is

gesso.

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When ink is diluted with water and applied in broad flat areas, the result is called a

wash.

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The painting process that allows for a continuous blending of tones and hues on the painting surface is called

oil painting.

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What is the difference between buon fresco and fresco secco?

In buon fresco, the pigment is applied to a wet wall whereas in fresco secco, the pigment is applied to a dry wall.