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1

Realism as an artistic movement in the mid-19th century refers to what?

C The accurate representation of everyday life

2

The international style is a type of architecture marked by?

austere geometric simplicity

3

Who is Shen Zhou?

A leader of the radical, inventive southern painting in the Ming

4

It is thought that the sloping side of the pyramids in Egypt were intended to mimic?

the eyes of Akhenhaten

5

The tremendous dome of Hagia Sophia is supported by:

four pendentives

6

What were the visual characteristics of art and design produced by the dutch art group known as De Stijl?

A they eliminated all colors except primaries and black and white

7

ust as Christianity affected culture in the west after antiquit. What affected culture in the east, effectively spreading from India , across all of Asia, to Japan?

D. Buddhism

8

The Head of a king (Oni) comes from.

The life culture in present-day Nigeria.

9

The Kandary Temple, modeled on a mountain landscape and covered in sculpture and mosaics, inside and out, is an example of:

A hindu architecture

10

The Post-impressionists were united by their interest in:

extending impressionism's formal innovations

11

In Hundreds of Birds Admiring the Peacocks painting by Yin Hong, from the late fifteenth to early sixteenth century, the peacock symbolizes.

D the Chinese emperor

12

Henri Matisse was a leader of early 20th century artist who felt free to use color ''arbitrarily'' and were labeled, derogatorily, ''Fauves'' , which translates as?

''Wild Beasts''

13

Machu Picchu was a ''Gataway'' for which cultures rule?

Inca

14

Which artist, who painted Houses at L'Estaque, worked with picassos to promote the style called Cubism?

Georges Braque

15

Found in Austria , The Venus of Willendorf is most likely a.

A fertility figure

16

Which work was the center piece for the 1889 Paris Exposition

C the Eiffel Tower

17

Egyptian culture was dedicated to providing a home for what?

ka

18

Romanticism, Regardless of the subject matter, paintings revealed the artist's?

C Individuality

19

ablo Picasso's Guernica represents an event in the:

A Spanish Civil War.

20

American giassmaker Louis Comfort Tiffany isnpired which design movement?

A. Art Nouveau

21

What sets northern European artists apart from most artist of the Italian Renaissance is their interest in:

rendering believable space in realistic detail.

22

Stained Glass was first developed.

C in the 12th century. Commissioned by abbot suger for Saint-Denis.

23

To Walter Groupius, the founder of the Bauhaus school, what was the ultimate creative activity?

C Architecture

24

The fist fins to appear on an automabile were on the 1959 Cadillac Fleetwood, Its designer, harley Earl, was inspire by.

C the design of the P-38 ''Lightning'' fighter plante

25

Robie House is a typical work by the architecture?

C Frank Lloyd Wright.

26

Showing irreverence for tradition and rationality, Marcel Duchamp's Mona Lisa. Exemplifies which movement?

C Dada

27

Frank Lloyd Wright designed several house that were based on the Vstness of the western landscape and wer of the land, not just on the land . What did he call this style of house?

C the prairie House

28

The colossal head found in la Venta, Mexico was created by the which culture?

A the Olmecs

29

How was sculputre from the reign of Akhenaten in Egypt different from previous and subsequent sculpture?

B naturalistic and informal

30

The stele inscribed with the law code of hammurabi was created by which mesopotamian culture?

C The Babylonians

31

According to roman tradition, when was rome founded and by whom?

B 753 b.c.e by romuus and remus

32

Using her work to struggle with the question of identify, this photographers images are self potraits.

B Cindy Sherman

33

Florentine Renaissance art priortized disegno, drawing and delineation of form, while venetian renaissance art priortized

C the sensuousness light and color.

34

Which leading painter of the realist movement painted Burial at Ornans?

D Gustave Courbet

35

Architecture and art of the roman republic was heavily influence by the building styles of which earlier culture?

C Greeks.

36

Leonardo was known in his time for his work as an artist and as an.

A military engineer

37

The capitol of the Roman Empire moved in the 4th century, Splitting the empire in two. What was the name of the new capital?

Constanitinople

38

Who was the most influential artist of the Baroque period in Europe?

C caravaggio

39

When was islam founded?

A in the 4th century CE

40

Muslim architecture like the mosque at cordoba uses what to create a strong visual impression?

C repetition and rhythm

41

Romanticism can best be described as.

A having prioritized stylistic innovation

42

The earlist known civilization in india contemporary with the great civilization of mesopotamia and egypt is known as the?

C harappan

43

Cassandres dubonnet advetisement is a good example of :

D De stijil design

44

Stonehenge in england is an example of what tyep of monumental stone architecture?

C megalith

45

Which artist rejected modern society and painted images of primitive island culture such as the day of the gods?

C Paul Gauguin

46

The architecture of the Gothic church was able to reach an extraordianary height through what development?

Flying buttresses

47

The sculptor gianlorenzo bernini created ecstasy of St. Theres, a centerpiece of a chapel in rome, it is typical of what style?

A Baroque

48

Johnson and Burgees's university of houston, colege of architecture is said to be postmodern building because:

C borrows from many different styles

49

When and where was porcelain developed?

C in 7th century China

50

Sandro Botticelli's paintings, such as The Birth of Venus, reflect his interest in a philosophy called?

A NEOPLATISM

51

Nike of samothrace is an outstanding example of:

B Hellenistic realism

52

The figures from the Abu temple respresent worshippers from the complex society of:

B Sumer

53

The two major art movements of the 1960s were:

C Minilamism and pop art

54

Ancient Egyptian stone funerary figures, such as king menkaure, were carved to bear the spirit of the deceased into the eternity of the afterlife, known as the:

A ka

55

Nnacy Holts sun tunnels are generally referred to as ?

B earthworks

56

Frederick olmstead conveived of what common architectural concept?

C the suburb

57

Marie louise elizabeth vigee lebruns the duchess of polignac combines all the compositional tools of ?

Baroque art

58

The style of Burial of Count organz is high ecientic and individual the artist is?

B El Greco

59

The pont du gard, in Nimes france is an excellent example of which element of architecture?

D arch

60

heodore gericaults the raft of the medusa helpled to fuel which style?

A Romanticism

61

Greek figurative sculputre was greatly influenced by egyptian sulputre.

What did the greeks add? C naturalism