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

Three-Dimensional Media
Sculpture

Multiple Choice

Please answer all questions



1

Deborah Butterfield transforms scraps of our industrial society into:
A)nude figurines.
B)sculptures of horses.
C)tractors and automobiles.
D)low-relief wall hangings.
E)all of the above
2

The Indian sculpture Durga Fighting the Buffalo Demon is an example of:
A)low-relief sculpture.
B)high-relief sculpture.
C)bronze casting.
D)assemblage.
E)collage.
3

Four basic methods for making a sculpture are:
A)modeling, firing, lashing, and casting.
B)casting, stacking, rolling, and carving.
C)modeling, casting, carving, and assembling.
D)casting, turning, rolling, and modeling.
E)none of the above
4

The additive process of sculpture includes:
A)carving.
B)assembling.
C)turning.
D)modeling.
E)both b and d
5

Direct casting, as used by Nancy Graves, is a process in which:
A)the artist is only indirectly involved.
B)the casting is created directly from the object with no wax intermediary.
C)the artist only "directs" the casting of the artwork.
D)a casting is made directly from a rubber model.
E)a master metallurgist directs the entire project.
6

The subtractive process involves:
A)carving.
B)assembling.
C)welding.
D)modeling.
E)both b and d
7

Relief sculpture is:
A)not meant to be viewed in the round.
B)not finished on all sides.
C)often used to decorate architecture.
D)all of the above.
E)none of the above.
8

In sculpture, what is the most popular modeling material?
A)gold
B)clay
C)marble
D)leather
E)wood
9

Fired clay is sometimes called:
A)pewter.
B)haut relief.
C)rococo.
D)ceramic.
E)terra cotta.
10

Tilted Arc by Richard Serra was dismantled and removed from its installed site because:
A)it was rusting and decaying prematurely.
B)it was only intended as a temporary installation.
C)it was rejected by the public for which it was intended.
D)Serra was concerned that graffiti would compromise his original vision for the work.
E)it was inhibiting the view of the water.
11

The ______ process, also known as cire-perdue, dates back to the 3rd millennium BCE.
A)gilded
B)subtractive
C)lost-wax
D)bas-relief
E)none of the above
12

Casting is known as ______ method.
A)a subtractive
B)an additive
C)a replacement
D)an assemblage
E)a modeling
13

Sculptors will often create a "sketch" out of __________ to test ideas before proceeding to their medium of choice.
A)fresco
B)clay
C)bronze
D)gilding
E)all of the above
14

What is the key difference between the process of lost-wax casting as practiced in ancient times, and that same process today?
A)The lost-wax process did not exist in ancient times.
B)The modern method no longer uses wax.
C)There is no difference between the modern and the ancient method.
D)Today's sculptors do not use the lost-wax method.
E)Today, multiples can be created from the process.
15

________ is a sculptural process of bringing together individual pieces, segments, or objects to form a sculpture.
A)Contrapposto
B)Cire-perdue
C)Collage
D)In-the-round
E)Assemblage
16

High relief sculpture is different than low relief sculpture in that:
A)high relief projects boldly from the background.
B)high relief is installed high upon the wall of a building.
C)elements of high relief may be in the round, unattached to the background.
D)none of the above.
E)both a and c
17

Jeff Koon's sculpture Puppy:
A)was made using the replacement process.
B)explores definitions of taste.
C)is permanently installed at the Guggenheim in Bilbao, Spain.
D)all of the above.
E)none of the above.
18

Contrapposto (meaning counter poise or counterbalance) was developed by ________ as a pose for sculptures of the human figure.
A)Ancient Greeks
B)Ancient Egyptians
C)18th-century artists of the Ivory Coast
D)12th-century Japanese artists
E)artists of the Renaissance
19

The artworks of Christo and Jeanne-Claude are intended:
A)to be temporary and transitory.
B)as self-financing works.
C)as works that have as there subject matter the entire process of the project.
D)to bring together a temporary community of people focused on a particular idea.
E)all of the above.
20

Philadelphia Cornucopia by Red Grooms exemplifies the artist's desire for:
A)realism in the human figure.
B)active audience participation in large scale works of art.
C)realistic creation of a still-life.
D)a very personal work of his family history.
E)both a and d.