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1

According to the author, the drawback of the chronological approach to studying art is that:
A)the cultural context gets ignored.
B)the comparison of art from different cultures gets overlooked.
C)an understanding of the sequence of time periods is omitted.
D)all of the above.
E)none of the above
2

Among the Pomo Indians, the art of ____________ is highly valued.
A)Singing
B)Dancing
C)Basketry
D)Sculpture
E)Ceramics
3

_______is the most important and honored subject in the Chinese painting tradition.
A)Portraiture
B)Landscape
C)Still-life
D)Religion
E)None of the above
4

Which of the following was designed as a place or worship or meditation?
A)Sainte-Chapelle
B)Great Mosque at Cordoba
C)Ryoan-ji Temple, Kyoto
D)All of the above
E)None of the above
5

Cimabue's Madonna Enthroned and A Tathagata Buddha are similar in all these ways EXCEPT:
A)They share a common theme of the sacred.
B)Their compositional structure is similar.
C)They both include symbolic hand gestures.
D)They share the same iconography.
E)They were made in the same century.
6

Which of the following is an example of a theme in art?
A)painting
B)Renaissance
C)mural
D)art and nature
E)naturalistic
7

Whereas the Christian image by Cimabue depicts the central figure surrounded by angels, the Buddhist image in this chapter shows the central figure surrounded by:
A)shamans.
B)bodhisattvas.
C)pharaohs.
D)putti.
E)geometric shapes only.
8

In his painting called John Brown Going to His Hanging, _________ took for his subject and episode in history to which he had a personal connection.
A)Pablo Picasso
B)Horace Pippin
C)Georges Seurat
D)John Brown
E)Henri Rousseau
9

The Egyptians imagined the __________as resembling earthly life in every detail.
A)afterlife
B)dream world
C)Pharaoh's life
D)Cosmos
E)None of the above
10

The range of _____________'s work makes him difficult to categorize. In addition to paintings, prints, and combination pieces, he has done extensive set and costume design for Merce Cunningham and others, as well as graphic design for magazines and books.
A)Jasper John
B)Pablo Picasso
C)Robert Rauschenberg
D)Andy Warhol
E)Frank Stelle
11

The pyramids at Giza in Egypt were built as:
A)palaces.
B)tombs.
C)libraries.
D)fortresses.
E)none of the above.
12

In its early days, _______was considered insincere and vulgar.
A)Painting
B)Assemblage
C)Color photography
D)Sculpture
E)Graphic Design
13

Which of the three great pyramids at Giza is the largest?
A)Menkaure
B)Khafre
C)Khufu
D)They're all roughly the same size.
E)a & c are exactly the same size.
14

____________ is the best known work of the bizarrely inventive Hieronymus Bosch.
A)The Dream
B)The Garden of Earthly Delights
C)The Scream
D)Radioactive Cats
E)Royal Tide II
15

For anyone longing to reach a mass audience with images that urged a political or social message, _________ emerged during the 20th century as the most effective means.
A)Propaganda
B)Graphic Design
C)Photography
D)Performance Art
E)Happenings
16

The __________ often created equestrian statues of their emperors.
A)Greeks
B)Romans
C)Egyptians
D)Japanese
E)None of the above
17

Louise Nevelson and Sandy Skogland both use found objects in their work. However, Nevelson is considered a sculptor and Skogland is considered a:
A)painter.
B)ceramist.
C)photographer.
D)cartoonist.
E)weaver.
18

Pablo Picasso painted Guernica in 1937 for:
A)the Spanish Pavilion of the Paris World's Fair.
B)a rally of the Allied Forces.
C)a celebration honoring General Francisco Franco.
D)the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid.
E)none of the above.
19

One of the most delightfully eccentric figures in the history of art is the Japanese painter and woodcut designer known as __________.
A)Shunsho
B)Buddha
C)Hiroshige
D)Sato
E)Hokusai
20

Robert Smithson's The Spiral Jetty is an example of:
A)a lithograph.
B)an akari.
C)Suprematist art.
D)the Mughal style.
E)an earthwork.







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