Sample questions for exam
These are sample questions only from an actual test given a few
years ago using another text. You will not be familiar with some
the material, but I did want to give you an indication of what my
exams are like.
SLIDE 4 Backs
What are the benefits of seeing actual art objects in person?
The artist created it for public viewing. There is no way to convey the subtleness of a brush stroke in a photograph.
Getting up close and personal with a painting helps you experience the emot
1)Which work does Pat Steir reference in one of her six works entitled Drawing Lesson, Part 1, Line #1?
Rembrandt van Rijn's The Three Crosses
2)Which artist's work does Pat Steir reference in Drawing Lesson, Part I, Line #5?
Vincent van Gogh
Maroon is an example of a(n)
Which of these artists is known for using arbitrary color?
Which of these works has a cool color scheme?
Romare Bearden's She-ba
Who discovered that color is a direct function
1)Mimis can be found in
Australian rock art.
2)Where did Western artists first have ready access to paper?
3)Chinese calligraphy requires that each line be
broad in the middle and narrow at both ends.
4)Marjane Satrapi drew the titl
1)Which of these works presents a view of art as high-end shopping?
Sylvie Fleury's Serie ELA 75/K (PlumpityPlump)
When exhibited, Chris Ofili's The Holy Virgin Mary caused controversy because of the use of _ in the painting.
1)_ combined influences of Paul Cezanne and Pablo Picasso.
2)Henri Matisse favored the expressive possibilities of
3)Which movement takes its name from the label "Wild Beasts"?
4)_ is characterized by the belie
1)Emperor Augustus was responsible for
initiating the Pax Romana.
crushing a revolution in Jerusalem.
2)Shang kings displayed their power with treasures made of jade, shells, bone, and
3)Who led the unification of Upper and Lo
1)Which two principles did William Morris emphasize in his designs?
simplicity and utility
2)Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Comfort Tiffany's table lamps represent which two different approaches to design, respectively?
geometric and organic
1)What is a bodhisattva believed to do?
help others achieve enlightenment
2)Emperor _ assumed the throne in Constantinople in 527 CE.
Which of these structures is influenced by Indian stupas?
Great Wild Goose Pagoda at Cien T
1)"Wet-on-wet" painting is most closely associated with
What aspect of Georges Seurat's The Bathers is consistent with Impressionism?
the subject matter
3)Charles Lebrun believed that _ painters "overemphasized" color.
Thomas Coram's View of Mulberry House and Street shows an example of
architecture conforming to the local environment and available technology.
Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson's Seagram Building exemplifies the _ style in architecture.
Quiz #4 Review
Be able to define the following:
Sculpture Ch. 2.4 (p. 83 & 84 e text)
1. Additive techniques and materials used
2. Subtractive techniques and materials used
Vocabulary Review for Quiz 1
Be able to recognize the vocabulary in
images and artwork from the e text.
Elements of art: Color, Line,
Shape(2D), Space, Form(3D),
Mass, Texture, Time and Motion,
Value, Volume, Proportion, Scale,
AD 255 Quiz #2
No writing on these papers please!
1. This painting by John Singer Sargent Mrs. Cecil Wade
Is an example of: Asymmetrical balance
2. This painting by Georgia OKeefe is an example of: symmetrical balance
3. This Tibetan Mandala is an example
AD 255 Quiz #1 Spring 2016 Identify each image with the vocabulary list provided. Record answer on Answer Sheet.
Dont write on this test please.
3. geometric form
6. Contrast with
AD 255 Visual Analysis
Blue Black Afro Majestic, 2012
Visual Analysis by Ahnaf Ryan
Blue Black Afro Majestic is an incredible portrait created by artist Robert Pruitt in 2012 which
brings about various elements and principles of art together to create an
ME 200 Thermodynamics I
Thermo Number: _
CIRCLE YOUR LECTURE BELOW
Div. 1 8:30 am
Div. 2 10:30 am
Div. 4 1:30 pm
Div. 3 12:30 pm
Div. 5 3:30 pm
This is a closed book and c
I chose to do my visual analysis on the painting First Communion Day by
Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec. French painter, Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec, created this
painting in 1888. He was born in 1864 and passed away in 1901. First Communion
Day is an oil paintin
Visual Analysis Format:
Title page is optional. Include name and class time on first page.
Three pages in length (make sure the third page is over full)
If you use information you did not know before you start, then cite
AD 255 Visual Analysis Guidelines:
(adapted from H. S. Broudy Stages of Art Criticism)
The paper needs to be written following the outline listed below:
Include artist, title of work, country of artists origin, subject matter (content), date
50pts Meets all
45pts Meets most
30 - Does not meet
Includes a detailed, accurate
discussion of artist/content,
subject matter, sensory
properties, and technical
AD 255 Art Appreciation Course Packet
Companion to AD255 Top Hat Platform
Heather Galloway Vickers
O=great effort, neat,
thought out use of
Art History Timeline Worksheet found on Top Hat at the end of the course packet
Egyptian art is obsessed with immortality
Egyptians believed that their leaders were
gods, the main concern of their art was to
assure a comfortable afterlife fo
AD 255 Quiz #3
Name _ Class: 10:30 or 12:00 Version B
Name the type of repetition and rhythms in 1-3.
2. _simple rhythm_
4. The best definition of progressive rhythm would be:
a. A constant continuous onward movement of
Name _ 10:30 12:00
1. The original surface in printmaking is called amatrix.
2. The Three Areas of Printmaking are: Relief,
Intaglio, and Planography.
3. Relief printing is the technique of cutting the wood or linoleum down and leaving the
1)In 1420, _ was commissioned to design and build a dome for the Florence Cathedral.
2)The Platonic Academy of Philosophy taught what ideal?
A corrupt soul could transform its love of the physical and material into a spiritua
Review Chapter 15 : Ancient & Medieval Art
Brief Chapter Outline:
Prehistoric Art Sumerian Art Egyptian Art Minoan Art Greek Art Roman Art Comparison of Sculpture Buddhist Art Early Christian Byzantine Art Medieval Art
Review Chapter 15 : Ancient