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art midterm - 1 are constructed by placing barrel vaults at...

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1. ____ are constructed by placing barrel vaults at right angles to cover a square space known as a ____. Groin vaults; bay 2. ____ artists are masters of the brush-and-ink medium. They have used it for centuries for all types of ____. Japanese; calligraphy 3. ____ creates the illusion of roundness or three dimensionality through the use of light and shadow on a two-dimensional surface. Modeling 4. ____ designed a type of shell architecture for the American Pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal known as the ____. Buckminster Fuller; geodesic dome 5. ____ is a mixture of pigment and a synthetic resin vehicle that can be thinned with water. Acrylic 6. ____ is a type of etching that can be used to produce the effects of crayon or pencil drawings. Soft-ground etching 7. ____ is both a very realistic portrait of rural life in America and an icon of American art due to its many commercial reproductions on cereal boxes, greeting cards, posters, and the like. Grant Wood's American Gothic 8. ____ is often a major design element in art forms such as ceramics, basketry, jewelry, and stained glass. Radial balance 9. ____ is the only printmaking process in which prints can be rendered in paint as well as ink. Serigraphy 10. ____ is the study of the themes and symbols in the visual arts: the figures and images that lend works their underlying meanings. Iconography 11. ____ is very likely the most demanding type of sculpture because the artist must have a clear concept of the final product from the very beginning of the process. Carving 12. ____ refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or a specific culture or period. Style 13. ____ refers to the portrayal of people and things as they actually are, with no idealization or distortion. Realism 14. ____ was the exclusive painting medium of artists during the Middle Ages. Tempera 15. ____ was the principal painting medium during the Byzantine and Romanesque eras of Christian art. Gouache 16. ____, in which parallel lines converge at one or more vantage points on the horizon to create the illusion of depth, was highly refined by ____ artists. Linear perspective; Renaissance 17. ____, primarily used for covering roofs of structures, acquire their strength from the fact that the sides of a triangle, once joined, cannot be forced out of shape. Trusses 18. A ____, located at the entrance to Barcelona's Parc Guell, has become a favorite symbol of the city. mosaic serpent by Gaudi 19. A flash or whirl of abruptly changing newspaper headlines meant to indicate the progression of time and events in a film is known as a ____. montage 20. A form of charcoal was used by our primitive ancestors to create images on ____. cave walls
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2012 for the course SCI 101 taught by Professor Bunch during the Winter '12 term at Troy.

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