Chapter 15 Quiz
Some of the earliest surviving Christian Art is found
in catacombs, secret underground burial places for Christians beneath the city streets. Sometimes small
chapels were carved out in them and here early Christians worshiped and prayed
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 warn
Chapter 8 Quiz
1. The word photography is derived from Greek roots meaning "to write with light."
2. The scientific aspects of photography concern the ways in which images of objects are made on a photosensitive
surface by light that passes through a .
Chapter 11 Quiz
1. Architecture is the art and science of designing building, bridges, and other structures to help us meet our personal and communal
needs. It is also a vehicle for artistic expression in three-dimensions more than any other art form, it
Chapter 10 Quiz
1. The term site-specific came into use in the 1960's and 1970's as a blanket category for art that was created for or in a specific
2. Site-specific works are distinguished from other artworks in that they are produced in or for
Chapter 9 Quiz
1. Sculpture is the art of carving, casting, modeling, or assembling materials into three-dimensional figures or
2. Relief sculpture is similar to two dimensional works in that you view both from a frontal vantage point. In this
Chapter 7 Quiz
1. Prints make is possible for the general public to own original works of art, because prints are less
expensive than unique works by the same artist.
2. The four major categories of printmaking processes are relief, intaglio, lithogr
Chapter 6 Quiz
1. The main criterion for a successful vehicle or binder is to hold the pigments together. Different kinds are
employed in different painting media, each have different properties such as how quickly they dry and
characteristics like how tr
1. Some drawings are mostly linear while others are constructed completely by tonal contrast.
2. The quality of line or shading in a drawing is affected by the texture of the drawing surface or support.
3. Dry media are abrasive and scratch the surface of