Cards in this guide (24)
How is a fresco created
A fresco is created by painting colored pigments (oil,
traditionally) into wet plaster.
What was the main thematic focus of art during the middle ages
Which of these should an art critic also be in order to be successful
What is the effect of using chiaroscuro in a painting
It directs the viewer to look first at the illuminated part of
What concern was incorporated into western art during the renaissance
What is the first thing that must be done when critiquing art
Look at the work of art and describe what you see
What do people do when they critique art
They discuss and form opinions about artworks.
Which of these is one of the questions addressed by aesthetics
What is the purpose of art criticism
To evaluate and critique visual artworks.
Which question does not involve passing judgment on a work of art
What is the artist trying to communicate
Which of these were among the purposes of the Photorealism movement
To turn the camera into a painter's tool
To make people believe a painting is a photograph
What can a painter do to create an aerial or atmospheric perspective
Make nearby objects more vivid and distant objects duller
What is the effect of making objects in a painting duller than others
The duller objects will seem farther away.
What differentiates Western art criticism from other traditions of critique
Western art criticism focuses on theory and philosophy.
What does a painter need to do to create a linear perspective
Establish a horizon line and a vanishing point
What is the central question of the philosophy of art
The question is "What is art?"
And the answer is likely to be subjective, because some forms of
symbolic or representational art may not have any apparent meaning
to some of its audience. The creation of abstract art, "junkyard
sculpture" and more recently the ephemeral "performance art" all
stretch the definition beyond its classical roots.
What did the ancient Greeks contribute to the history of western art
The development of the first mathematical system of perspective
What does the use of the technique of sfumato accomplish in a painting
It outline's object's realistically by creating a gentle
transformation from one object to another.(:
Which of these statements explains why artists in different times and places produce different kinds of art
Artists are products of their environments.
The interpretative task of the art critic involves asking which of these questions
What is the artisit trying to communicate to the viewer
Which of there would be the subject of a painting by a member of the realism school of painting founded by Gustave Courbet
Which statements would a Renaissance painter most likely accept
The purpose of painting is to reduce nature as closely as
What technique is used in jean Francois millet painting
Look at this drawing from an ancient Egyptian tomb. What principal does this drawing attempt to demonstrate Drawing from an ancient Egyptian tomb circa 1350 BC
the use of size to establish the importance of the main subject