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  MATCHING   Match the following: a.Dalí's Surrealism b.an independent exhibition of experimental art held in the autumn of 1905 c.an emotional impact achieved through agitated brushwork, intense coloration, and violent, hallucinatory imagery d."the blue rider" e.Picasso's first major artistic phase f.emphasized constructing rather than disintegrating form g.credo of the Futurists h.outgrowth of Cubist collage in which artists try to use.
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  21. A film's "development" is based on repetition as well as A. progression. B. the film's ending. C. motifs. D. themes. 22. A film that is cohesive in its overall form has A. intensity. B. unity. C. organization. D. development. 23. Emotions experienced by spectators result from spectators' perceptions of A. how other spectators interpret the film. B. the film's use of.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.The Baroque era was born in ____, at least in part as a reaction to the spread of Protestantism resulting from the ____. a.Florence; Catholic Counter-Reformation b.Rome; Reformation c.Madrid; papacy d.Flanders; rise of the middle class e.Paris; French Revolution 2.Which of the following was not a Baroque addition to St. Peter's? a.The Latin Cross plan b.The façade c.The.
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  MATCHING   Match the following: a.painterly movement b.color-field painter c.a construction in which other media or found objects are attached to the canvas d.representing the likeness of human or other figures e.equestrian sculptor f.a type of 17th-century still-life g.rendering of subjects with sharp photographic precision h.draws freely from past styles of ornamentation i.canvas that extends into three-dimensional space j.Deconstructivist architect     1.shaped canvas   2.superrealism   3.Rem Koolhaas   4.combine.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.In the central part of Africa, ____ was developed to cast small bronze sculptures as early as the 9th century. a.sand casting b.the lost wax technique c.molding d.smelting e.cold casting 2.In the bronze Altar of the Hand from Benin, which of the following is not meant to venerate the king and glorify his divine office? a.The.
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  11.Anselm Keifer's paintings and monumental sculpture all reflect the heavy weight of his consciousness as a ____. a.Russian b.neo-Nazi c.Dutchman d.German e.socialist 12.Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist was the first artist to adapt a ____ aesthetic and her most common subject is ____. a.classical; the reclining Venus b.post-modern; change c.graffiti; urban violence d.rapper; materialism e.music-video; her own nude body 13.Designed by architect ____,.
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  21.The shocking realism depicted in Thomas Eakins' The Gross Clinic stems from his ____. a.training as a surgeon b.close observation of wounded soldiers in the Civil War c.commitment to Gustave Courbet's realist philosophy d.morbid psychological state e.experience working with live models and dissecting corpses 22.The Hudson River School was a group of artists who painted the.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.____ is characterized by spontaneous execution, large gestural brushstrokes, abstract or abstracted imagery, and intense color fields, all produced on large, monumental canvases. a.Impressionism b.Post-Impressionism c.Abstract Expressionism d.Fauvism e.Analytic Cubism 2.Like many of Arshile Gorky's later paintings, The Liver is the Cock's Comb is composed of unstable, organic shapes that remind us of ____. a.looming horizons b.erotic.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.Which of the following statements does not set the Fauves apart from their 19th-century predecessors? a.They used harsh, nondescriptive color as an end in itself. b.Their subject matter centered on traditional nudes, still-lifes, and landscapes. c.They used bold linear patterning. d.Their skewed perspective and distortions were inspired by ethnographic works. e.They sought a more.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.What was modern about the "new" art of the late 18th century in France was its concept of ____. The first period of modern art to use planar recession was ____. a.color; Realism b.space; Neoclassicism c.texture; Impressionism d.line; Romanticism e.light; Expressionism 2.The Neoclassical style is characterized by all of the following except ____. a.harsh sculptural lines b.a.
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  ESSAY 1.Discuss how modern artists, beginning with Gustave Courbet, managed to persist despite hostile criticism from the art establishment. 2.Discuss the two seemingly different influences of Paul Cézanne and African ethnographic art found in Pablo Picasso's Rose Period painting known as Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. 3.Explain the subject matter of Guernica and how Picasso.
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  6.What was Womanhouse? Describe it and explain why it was important for women artists. 7.Describe the architectural movement known as Postmodernism and provide two examples. 8.Jackson Pollock was in psychoanalysis when he was producing his drip paintings. What influence might this have had on his art? 9.Explain how Mark Rothko's depression affected his.
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  11.In Robert Rauschenberg's combine painting The Bed, he uses a(n) ____ as his canvas. a.sleeping woman b.quilt and pillow c.electric blanket d.floral curtain e.stuffed ram 12.Superrealism is firmly rooted in a long, realistic tradition in the arts but, as a recognized artistic movement of the 1970s, it is also in part a reaction against ____. a.Romanticism b.Pop Art c.20th-century.
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  ESSAY 1.Discuss the subject matter and the use of classical compositional devices in Jacques-Louis David's The Oath of the Horatii. 2.Contrast the stylistic differences between the Rubenistes and the Poussinistes and provide an example from each camp. 3.Compare and contrast Ingres's Grande Odalisque with Sylvia Sleigh's, Philip Golub Reclining. 4.Discuss the style and popularity.
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  11.Which of the following statements about Edgar Degas is not true? a.He was a superb draftsman who studied under Ingres. b.He had exhibited at the Salon before joining the Impressionists. c.He was strongly influenced by Japanese prints. d.His pictorial spatial organization was derived from Renaissance prototypes. e.He was fascinated by the new art of photography. 12.The.
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  SHORT ANSWER 1.Identify three various opinions as to when modern art began. 2.On what two levels did the "modern" painters of the 19th century object to Academic art? 3.Into what two stylistically divergent groups did the Post-Impressionists fall? 4.Who were the American Expatriates? 5.What contemporaneous events that occurred during the Napoleonic period fueled a renewed.
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  SHORT ANSWER 1.What is the Western tradition in art? 2.Identify three ways in which the Islamic religion and mosques differ from Christianity. 3.What geographical areas and cultures comprise the peoples and art of Oceania? 4.What is the subject matter of the muslin teepee lining of the Crow peoples of the Plains? Why did the.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1. In a narrative film, an element is nondiegetic if it A. does not contribute to the cause-effect flow of the events. B. is off-screen rather than on-screen. C. is not part of the world of the depicted narrative. D. is not directly presented in the plot but can be inferred. 2. As.
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  MATCHING   Match the following: a.the illusion of depth created through parallel planes that appear to recede from the picture plane b.19th-century French ship wrecked off the coast of West Africa c.19th-century movement that sought extremes of emotion as enhanced by virtuoso brushwork and a brilliant palette d.a neoclassical, nonexperimental style promoted by the Royal French.
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  ESSAY 1.Using examples provided from Nigeria, Zaire, the Congo, and Mali, illustrate African art's penchant for symbolism and ornament. 2.Compare and contrast Picasso's Nude with Drapery with an Etoumba mask. 3.Discuss the subject matter and compositional elements depicted in the mural from the Mayan temple at Bonampak, discovered in 1947. 4.Explain who the Aztecs.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.Which of the following is not an example of globalization? a.A war around the globe finds its way into living rooms. b.New York is the center of the art world. c.One stock market affects all stock markets. d.China's air pollution flows into California. e.Cellular phones and the Internet allow for instant communication. 2.Appropriation artist Vik.
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  11.In Spanish Colonial art, indigenous art forms were integrated with European influences. Examples of Meso-American motifs include all of the following except ____. a.the jaguar b.flower-filled jars c.leaf patterns d.the lion image e.elaborate borders 12.The Incas from Peru were engineering geniuses and built both the fortress of Machu Picchu and the ____, which was 30 feet.
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  ESSAY 1.Explain how Takashi Murakami and Jeff Koons' works often aim to reconcile "high art" and "low culture." Also, make a case as to whether or not they should be considered Pop artists. 2.Describe the link between globalization and what is known as the postcolonial condition. 3.Mexican artist Enrique Chagoya states, "My artwork.
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  21. "Restricted" narration is commonly used in A. mystery films. B. documentaries. C. classical films. D. biographical films. 22. Classical filmmakers prefer that the end of a film A. set up the possibility for a sequel. B. bring closure. C. leave some degree of mystery. D. pose a question to spectators. 23. The agent who tells the story in a.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the modes of production? A. Small-scale B. Conglomerate C. Independent D. Large-scale studio 2. A "work print" is A. the final copy exhibited in theaters. B. the unedited footage printed from the camera negative (mostly unused for editing now). C. the unedited digital copies of dailies transferred.
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  6.Picasso said, "I'd give the whole of Italian painting for Vermeer of Delft. There's a painter who simply said what he had to say without bothering about anything else. None of these mementos of antiquity for him." Evaluate Picasso's meaning based on what you have learned about both Italian painting.
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  11.Alexander Archipenko's Walking Woman displays an important innovation in Cubist sculpture: the use of ____. a.flat solids in relief b.curving shapes to indicate movement c.void space as solid form d.bronze as a Cubist material e.solid form as void space 12.In Umberto Boccioni's Dynamism of a Soccer Player, we see the ____ obsession with illustrating images in.
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  21.Nicolas Poussin's Rape of the Sabine Women utilizes a(n) ____, thereby borrowing a Renaissance technique for structuring a balanced composition. a.theatrical presentation of his subjects b.intersection of diagonals c.exaggerated chiaroscuro d.compositional triangle e.energetic motion 22.King Louis XIV's Palace at Versailles was originally the site of his ____. a.summer house b.birthplace c.mistress's hideaway d.winter retreat e.hunting lodge 23.In the Palace at Versailles, all.
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  6.Explain why Édouard Manet's Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe is considered a pivotal work in the rise of the Impressionist movement and what about it was so shocking to the average Parisian. 7.Compare and contrast Titian's Venus of Urbino with Manet's Olympia. 8.Discuss how the Impressionists came to be influenced by Japanese prints.
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  41. Michael Mann and his cinematographers decided to shoot much of the film Collateral on high-definition digital cameras in part because of their high sensitivity to light. 42. A studio pursuing a platforming strategy will open a film at the same time in many cities and towns. 43. By selling movies as.
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  SHORT ANSWER 1.What are the five major characteristics of Baroque art? 2.How did the irregularity of styles of the Baroque period manifest itself in Spain and Flanders, the Netherlands, and France and England? 3.How did Louis XIV guarantee adherence to Classicism? 4.Why was Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun's painting of Marie Antoinette and Her Children not exhibited.
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  MATCHING   Match the following: a.child born of the union of a European and a Meso-American b.a snakelike earthwork form in Ohio c.a prayer leader in a mosque d.the chief Hindu god e.a Buddhist state of perfect blessedness f.a hollow ceramic figure placed at ancient Japanese burial plots g.a design or stamp placed on a document as a sign.
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  SHORT ANSWER 1.Explain how the Fauves got their name. 2.Identify the three artistic movements of the early 20th century that are termed Expressionistic. 3.What type of art was prevalent in America prior to the First World War? 4.What did the Dadaists declare about art? 5.What event drove major refugee artists to the United States, thereby.
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  MATCHING   Match the following: a.irregularly shaped pearl b.capacity of a material to be molded or shaped c.16th-century movement that attempted to reform the Catholic church by establishing rival religions d.an open public square or plaza e."dark manner" f.a railing held up by small posts or balusters g.18th century style characterized by lighter colors, playfulness and ornate decoration h.those Romantic.
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  ESSAY 1.Following a long tenure in Paris, the art world shifted to New York City after World War II. Discuss two major reasons why this shift took place. 2.Romare Bearden believed that African American artists should create their own art form. Explain his signature style, found in Prevalence of Ritual: Mysteries, and.
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  11.Which of the following statements concerning Diego Velázquez's painting techniques is false? a.He favored Venetian colors. b.He used highly contrasting lights and darks. c.He favored idealized, classical figures. d.He painted deep, illusionistic spaces. e.He portrayed the royal family in naturalistic attitudes. 12.For his mysterious Las Meninas, or the ____, Diego Velázquez dissolved his forms into small,.
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  31. Personal taste and evaluative judgment are virtually the same. 32. Filmmakers generally strive to create artworks that invite a single interpretation—the one that the filmmaker intends. 33. In film evaluation, moral criteria are used to judge certain aspects of a film outside of their film context. 34. A unified film may still.
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  11. A written outline that details the major and minor parts of a film, marking the parts by numbers and letters, is a A. script. B. segmentation. C. form plan. D. blueprint. 12. A delay in the fulfillment of an established expectation creates A. frustration. B. suspense. C. confusion. D. surprise. 13. Comparing the beginning with the ending of a.
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  11. The newsreel sequence in Citizen Kane A. provides the only presentation of the events in Kane's life in perfect chronological order. B. presents a brief version of narrative events in roughly the same order as the film does. C. summarizes events spectators have already seen in flashback and provides a crucial clue.
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  SHORT ANSWER 1.What has the phenomenon of globalization created? 2.Briefly describe the political, economic, and cultural subjugation depicted in Miguel Luciano's Plantano Pride. 3.What does the contemporary art of artists of or from the Middle East often reflect? 4.What cynical adaptation did Fang Lijun use for his painting 30th Mary? 5.Briefly discuss the anxieties experienced.
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  SHORT ANSWER 1.Identify five artistic influences that converged in New York City in the 20th century to produce an artistic melting pot that inspired the Abstract Expressionist movement. 2.Where and when did Pop art originate, who was one of its first creators, and what artist influenced him? 3.Briefly explain why Michael Graves' Humana.
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  True / False Questions 31. Narrative form can be used in documentary films. 32. The opening scene of North by Northwest contains no nondiegetic elements. 33. Howard Hawks's The Big Sleep is an example of objective, highly restricted narration. 34. In a narrative film, plot duration is always equal to story duration. 35. A point-of-view.
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  6.Explain why Charles Demuth belonged to a group of artists known as the "Cubo-Realists." 7.Discuss how the four versions of the Mona Lisa mirror the cultural concerns of the periods in which they were created. 8.Describe Naum Gabo's Column and the Constructivist aesthetic and theory behind it. 9.Explain the difference between Illusionistic Surrealism.
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  21. The six major Hollywood distributors account for what portion of theater ticket sales in the United States? A. 25 percent B. 45 percent C. 75 percent D. 95 percent 22. What is the term for the total box office receipts generated by a film? A. Net B. Income C. Gross D. Revenue 23. Which of the following is NOT.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1. What is the term for the relationships among the parts of a film? A. Pattern B. Form C. Structure D. Plot 2. Events involving characters that form a film's story is/are the A. narrative elements. B. stylistic elements. C. cinematic structure. D. content. 3. Surprise generally results from A. an expectation that is fulfilled late in a film. B..
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  6.Discuss the genesis of the Buddhist religion and of Buddha images. 7.Describe the intricate elements of the Hindu Kandariya Mahadeva Temple at Khajuraho. 8.Compare and contrast Li K'an's Bamboo and Hasegawa Tohaku's Pine Wood. 9.Discuss how and why many Western artists of the 19th century were influenced by the art of the East. 10.Explain.
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  MATCHING   Match the following: a.mixing of traditions of different cultures to create new blends and connections b.Japan's Andy Warhol c.overly sentimental work considered tasteless decoration d.female Muslim garment worn for modesty e.young British artists f.Latin for emptiness g.Bram Stoker's Chair II h."an incredibly empty canvas for innovation" i.futuristic "vehicle" j.Designed the Chicago Spire 1.burqa 2.Mariko Mori's Wave UFO 3.Takashi Murakami 4.vanitas 5.hybridity 6.Santiago Calatrava 7.kitsch 8."yBa" 9.China 10.Sam Taylor-Wood     .
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  ESSAY 1.Describe how Bernini's David illustrates the Baroque characteristics of motion, space, and time. 2.Summarize Bernini's extensive contributions to both the interior and exterior of St. Peter's. 3.Contrast the pictorial and stylistic differences found in the two canvases of Susannah and the Elders by Jacopo Tintoretto and Artemisia Gentileschi. 4.Discuss the various possible interpretations.
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