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Gilbert's Living with Art, 6/e
Mark Getlein

Two-Dimensional Media
Painting

Multiple Choice

Please answer all questions



1

Considered one of the leading figures in 20th-century American art, the painter __________ studied at the Harlem Art Workshop and was one of many prominent artists to work for the W.P.A. during the Great Depression.
A)Fodé Camara
B)Jacob Lawrence
C)Romare Bearden
D)Jasper Johns
E)Frida Kahlo
2

The 20th-century master of the fresco technique who created the work Cultura Mixteca is:
A)Raphael.
B)Diego Rivera.
C)Pablo Picasso.
D)Georges Braque.
E)Frida Kahlo.
3

What is pigment in paint?
A)powdered color
B)a medium
C)a solvent
D)a binder
E)a vehicle
4

Which of the following is an example of a nonaqueous medium?
A)fresco
B)oil paint
C)acrylic
D)watercolor
E)none of the above
5

The painting technique used in the 1st century in Egypt, Greece and Rome that involves the use of wax is:
A)fresco.
B)oil paint.
C)acrylic.
D)tempera.
E)encaustic.
6

In buon fresco, or true fresco, pigment is mixed with water and applied to:
A)dry plaster.
B)stretched canvas.
C)hot beeswax.
D)wet plaster.
E)raw silk.
7

After building a canvas and before painting it, a painter generally applies a coat of:
A)fresco.
B)linseed oil.
C)primer.
D)nonaqueous medium.
E)'b' & 'c'
8

In fresco painting, a drawing called a __________ is transferred to the prepared surface prior to applying the pigment.
A)cartoon
B)mosaic
C)collage
D)gouache
E)sketch
9

Which 20th-century artist used egg tempera to create the painting Braids?
A)Jasper Johns
B)Jacob Lawrence
C)Andrew Wyeth
D)Pablo Picasso
E)Georgia O'Keeffe
10

An example of "classic" watercolor technique is:
A)Homer's Shore and Surf, Nassau.
B)Raphael's The School of Athens.
C)Lawrence's Vaudeville.
D)Johns' Numbers in Color.
E)'a' & 'c'
11

Two ancient painting media that are still in use today are:
A)acrylics and oils.
B)encaustic and fresco.
C)gouache and oils.
D)collage and acrylics.
E)gouache and fresco.
12

In oil painting, linseed oil acts as:
A)a pigment.
B)a ground.
C)a border.
D)a support.
E)a binder.
13

Empress Theodora and Retinue is:
A)Gothic collage.
B)a woven beadwork from the Pacific Northwest.
C)Spanish fresco.
D)an early American encaustic.
E)a Byzantine mosaic.
14

The first acclaimed artist to understand and exploit oil painting was:
A)Jan van Eyck.
B)Leonardo da Vinci.
C)Michelangelo.
D)Oskar Kokoschka.
E)Georgia O'Keeffe
15

One of the advantages of oil painting is that it dries very slowly. This allows for:
A)a subtle blending of colors.
B)the painting to be reworked indefinitely.
C)the application of layers of paint on top of one another.
D)an almost infinite range of consistencies.
E)all of the above
16

__________ is watercolor that has been made opaque by adding inert white pigment to it.
A)Encaustic
B)Impasto
C)Fresco
D)Gouache
E)none of the above
17

By the 1950s this new synthetic paint would replace oils as the principle painting medium. What is it?
A)gouache
B)acrylic
C)encaustic
D)tempera
E)collage
18

Pope Julius II employed which two Italian Renaissance artists to paint frescos for him?
A)Rivera and Kahlo
B)Michelangelo and Raphael
C)Van Gogh and Gauguin
D)Vermeer and Van Eyck
E)Donatello and Titian
19

Picasso and Braque, working side-by-side, glued bits of paper and other objects onto canvas to create:
A)mosaics.
B)tapestries.
C)collages.
D)egg tempera.
E)none of the above
20

A nonaqueous paint is one that:
A)is less expensive than most.
B)produces the most brilliant colors.
C)dissolves in water.
D)dissolves in something other than water.
E)is very fast drying.