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1

What separates the art object from the craft object?
A)Art requires more talent than craft
B)Craft requires more talent than art
C)Artists work on a two-dimensional scale
D)There is no definite line
E)None of the above
2

Wood is not very durable because:
A)cold and heat distort it.
B)water rots it.
C)insects can eat it away.
D)all of the above
E)none of the above
3

Fired earthenware is often referred to by its Italian name,:
A)intarsia.
B)fresco.
C)haniwa.
D)terra cotta.
E)cloisonné.
4

The Tree of Jesse is an example from:
A)the golden age of stained glass.
B)the Pueblo people of San Ildefonso.
C)the 15th century.
D)all of the above
E)none of the above
5

Untitled (Cup in Two Parts) by Ken Price was made using the technique of:
A)coiling.
B)slab construction.
C)forging.
D)metal casting.
E)none of the above
6

The principle ingredient of glass is:
A)resin.
B)lead.
C)kaolin.
D)sand.
E)cloisonné.
7

Although the chemical composition of __________ changes when exposed to extreme heat, __________ doesn't change chemically when its pliability is altered by heat.
A)clay / glass
B)glass / metal
C)metal / clay
D)glass / clay
E)none of the above
8

Forging is the art of which profession?
A)potter
B)weaver
C)blacksmith
D)glassblower
E)wood worker
9

The Limburg Staurotheca is:
A)a container for sacred remains.
B)an example of cloisonné.
C)an important example of Byzantine metalwork.
D)made of silver, gold, and precious stones.
E)all of the above
10

Cloisonné is named after:
A)the duchess who first made this craft popular.
B)the principle ingredient in the formula for glassmaking.
C)the monastery where this craft flourished in the 10th century.
D)a Byzantine official who was an important patron of the arts.
E)none of the above
11

Intarsia involves:
A)cutting and inlaying pieces of wood to form mosaic images.
B)heating metal over fire, then beating and shaping it with hammers.
C)cutting sheets of glass into small pieces, then fitting the pieces together to form a pattern.
D)rolling out strands of clay, then coiling them one upon another and joining them together.
E)knotting individual tufts of wool onto a woven ground.
12

Islamic cultures have focused a great deal of aesthetic attention on:
A)tapestries
B)stained glass
C)carpets
D)rugs
E)C and D
13

What do Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Picasso, and Matisse all have in common?
A)They all specialized in abstract art.
B)They all published manuals on the crafts.
C)They all apprenticed as potters.
D)They all worked in both fine arts and crafts.
E)They were all contemporaries of one another.
14

In weaving, the set of fibers that is held taut on a loom or frame is called:
A)the woof.
B)the warp.
C)the weft.
D)the walp
E)none of the above
15

Faith Ringgold's Purple Quilt is a tribute to
A)Islamic culture.
B)the growing popularity of Pueblo Indian culture.
C)Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple.
D)skilled glassblowers.
E)a popular medieval story.
16

The subject matter of Faith Ringold's Tar Beach:
A)The construction of roads
B)Ocean Pollution
C)Summer urban life
D)none of the above
E)all of the above
17

The Ancient Olmecs of Mesoamerica prized __________ for its translucence, which they associated with rainwater.
A)lacquer
B)glaze
C)jade
D)stained glass
E)silver gilt
18

Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party is an important and influential work because it reflects:
A)the individual endeavor of an artist of great renown.
B)the underlying structure of the gallery system.
C)the transition from an agrarian to an industrialized society.
D)art that is rooted in the social and historical experience of women.
E)all of the above
19

An archaeologist asked __________ to reconstruct an entire pot from a broken piece he had found, thus launching her career and the revival of Pueblo pottery.
A)Judy Chicago
B)Faith Ringgold
C)María Martínez
D)Dale Chihuly
E)Kiki Smith
20

As the feminist movement of the 1970s gained momentum, many artists sought to:
A)blur the boundaries between traditional crafts and fine art.
B)eradicate any trace of crafts from their own art.
C)lower the status of crafts due to women's confining role within its traditions.
D)all of the above
E)none of the above







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