Question : 1. In The Treason of Images, the artist combines awareness, : 1630486
1. In The Treason of Images, the artist combines awareness, creativity, and communication by encouraging the viewer to look closely at an object. The artist is:
a) Lorna Simpson.
b) Duane Michaels.
c) René Magritte.
d) John Ahearn.
2. Jan van Eyck’s Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami depicts many objects that have symbolic meaning. The use or study of these symbols is called:
3. While in prison, Howling Wolf made many drawings called
b) ledger drawings.
c) office drawings.
d) calculated drawings.
4. Bierstadt’s picturesque view of the Rocky Mountains combines a representation of an American vista with his:
a) European experience.
b) World War I experience.
c) Polynesian heritage.
d) Alaskan expeditions.
5. Beatriz Milhazes’ Carambola is based on ___________.
a) the shapes, forms, and bright colors of Brazilian culture
b) the art of the ancient Maya culture
c) the realistic influences of traditional Latin art
d) a calm, peaceful interpretation of color
6. When a work of art such as Kasimir Malevich’s Suprematist Painting, Black Rectangle, Blue Triangle (p. 29) shows no reference to the natural world of images, it is usually called:
7. The stained-glass window from Chartres Cathedral is an excellent example of the use of
a) abstract art.
c) non-objective art.
8. Which of these statements best defines visual literacy?
a) the ability to construct an artificial 3-d environment
b) the ability to recognize, understand, and communicate the meaning of visual images
c) the ability to envision a theoretical concept
d) the ability to write about art
9. Rene Magritte’s The Treason of Images asks us to consider__________.
a) that images and words refer to things that we see, but are not the things themselves
b) that there is a direct, one-to-one relationship between objects and the words we use to name them
c) that we are often fooled by what we see, a la “trompe l’loeil” paintings
d) that images and words not only refer to things that we see, but are also the things themselves
10. The Triumphal Entry page from the Shahnamah manuscript, a sacred text, exemplifies the preference of word over image in
a) Chinese art.
b) Japanese art.
c) Korean art.
d) Islamic art.