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Each panel is cut in a different shape. Gehry
used specially designed computer software to help
fit the pieces together. Like most of Gehry’s work,
this building rocks! L GETTY IMAGES ABOVE: The Experience Music Project in Seattle,
Washington. BELOW: A Gehry building in Prague,
Czech Republic, features two towers that remind some
people of the dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. TIME to Connect
When Frank Gehry was a boy, he made models of
buildings from scraps of wood. Architects make small
models of buildings based on drawings. Models give them
an idea of how the project will look when it is finished.
The models are made to scale. For example, in a model,
an inch may represent 10 feet of the actual building size. • Design a two-story office building. Sketch the
front view. • Draw the front to scale on graph paper. Each box on
the graph paper should represent a certain number
132 CHAPTER 5 Shape, Form, and Space CHAPTER 5 REVIEW Building Vocabulary Thinking Critically About Art On a separate sheet of paper, write the term
that best matches each definition given below.
1. A two-dimensional area that is defined in
2. Precise shapes that can be described using
3. Irregular and uneven shapes.
4. Objects having three dimensions.
5. The element of art that refers to the emptiness or area between, around, above,
below, or within objects.
6. Images in three dimensions created with a
7. The arrangement of light and shadow.
8. Small areas of white used to show the very
9. A graphic system that creates the illusion
of depth and volume on a two-dimensional
surface. 18. Synthesize. The Kiss (Figure 5.9, page 104)
and Bird in Space (Figure 5.30, page 118)
are two of Brancusi's abstract works. Make
a list of the similarities and differences
between them. Do you think his style has
changed over the years? Explain and
defend the conclusions you reach in a few
19. Historical/Cultural Heritage. Review
the Meet the Artist feature on page 105.
Compare and contrast Figure 5.10 by
Escher with Figure 1.11 on page 13 by
Romare Bearden. How do both works
share a general theme in relation to the
illusion of depth? How are they different? Reviewing Art Facts
Answer the following questions using complete sentences.
10. Name the two basic types of shapes and tell
which is more often used in decoration.
11. What is the difference between shapes and
12. Name the two kinds of space found in art.
13. Using a portrait as an example, name the
kind of space the subject occupies.
14. Explain how the eyes and brain enable us
to see in three dimensions.
15. Explain how an artist creates the illusion of
three-dimensional form on a two-dimensional surface.
16. Name six devices for creating perspective.
17. Give an example of an active shape and tell
what makes it look active. ART Journey to the Dallas
Museum of Art by
clicking on the Web
Museum Tour link at
www.glencoe.com. Analyze how a group of
Texas artists working in a variety of media have
used shape, form, and space in their artworks.
View these rich and diverse artworks, read
about the artists, and then test yourself with
questions prepared by the museum’s curators. Linking to the Performing Arts
Use Performing Arts Handbook page 417 to find out
how dancer and choreographer Bella Lewitsky uses the elements of
shape and form in dance to express her
impressions of Henry Moore’s art. Chapter 5 Review 133...
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