ARTS 1301 (Ch. 12 Quiz)

ARTS 1301 (Ch. 12 Quiz) - Chapter 12 Quiz 1. The director...

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Chapter 12 Quiz 1. The director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's, Thomas Hoovings reaction to the Calyx Krater was one in which he dismissed the vessel as a mere support on which an extraordinary painting was placed. The art critic Arthur C. Canto warns that "'the painting (on the vase) is there to decorate an object of conspicuous utility' and cannot be considered without reference to the vase itself. In fact, doing so precludes any real understanding of the work in the context in which it was created." 2. Ceramics involves making objects from clay a naturally occurring substance and then hardening them into a relatively permanent material by firing. 3. The oven that ceramists use to fire their work in is called a . 4. The preliminary firing of pottery to remove all water from the pot is called bisque firing. 5. This ceramic technique produces a symmetrical pot whose walls can be thin and uniformed in thickness. A pot can be quite rapidly and effortlessly on a wheel once this technique has been mastered.
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ARTS 1301 (Ch. 12 Quiz) - Chapter 12 Quiz 1. The director...

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