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Chapter 9 – Drawing Multiple Choice Questions 1. Who drew Banana Flower? a) Edgar Degas b) Georgia O’Keeffe c) Piet Mondrian d) Henri Matisse Answer: b 2. In Käthe Kollwitz’s Self-Portrait, Drawing, the artist has revealed the expressive capabilities of what medium? a) fresco b) pen and ink c) charcoal d) the computer Answer: c 3. Café Concert is a work by what artist? a) Georgia O’Keeffe. b) Georges Seurat. c) Jennifer Bartlett. d) Walter De Maria. Answer: b 4. According to Sayre, Jean Dubuffet’s Corps de Dame can be read as a) an attack on academic figure drawing. b) an appreciation of the female nude. c) a depiction of a femme fatale. d) None of the above. Answer: a 5. Which of these best describes the Australian Mimis and kangaroo rock art? a) they were done by Paleolithic hunter-gatherers, probably to amuse and entertain themselves and each other b) they are layered images, done many years apart, with the kangaroos on the top layer executed in the X-ray style. c) they are images of common men performing everyday tasks d) none of the above Answer: b 6. Whitfield Lovell’s Whispers from the Walls is an example of a) traditional painting. b) traditional sculpture. c) printmaking. d) installation art. Answer: d 7. What is the narrative related by Marjane Satrapi in the graphic novel Persepolis? a) it recounts the story of the rise of the Persian empire under Darius b) it tells of the fall of the Persians to the Athenians and Spartans in the 5th century BCE c) it is the author’s story of growing up in Iran and the difficulties she faced as Western and Eastern cultures collided d) it is the story of a girl who believes she has become a super hero Answer: c 8. Where did Marjane Satrapi draw the title of her graphic novel Persepolis? a) from the present-day capital of Iran b) from the ceremonial capital of ancient Persia under Cyrus and Darius c) from the comic book name for New York City d) from her imagination Answer: b 9. Leonardo da Vinci made a drawing, Madonna and Child with St. Anne and Infant St. John the Baptist, for a fresco of the same title. This type of drawing is called a) a wash. b) a cartoon. c) dry media. d) an edition. Answer: b 10. By the end of the 15th century, artists and collectors such as Vasari had come to recognize that drawings could a) be made just as quickly as prints. b) replace fresco painting. c) sell for as much as paintings. d) embody the artist’s creative genius. Answer: d 11. Dry drawing media consists of coloring agents, which are mixed with what to hold them together? a) binders b) pigments c) grouts d) media Answer: a 12. A popular drawing medium during the Renaissance consisted of a stylus of gold, silver, or other metal that was dragged across a prepared ground of lead white, bone, and water. This process was called a) conte crayon. b) terazzii. c) graphite drawing. d) metalpoint. Answer: d 13. The artist who felt that a cut line made with scissors could acquire more feeling than a pencil or charcoal was a) Vincent van Gogh. b) Henri Matisse. c) Paul Cézanne. d) Paul Gauguin. Answer: b 14. When ink is diluted with water and applied in broad flat areas, the result is called a a) sketch. b) cartoon. c) wash. d) sinopie. Answer: c 15. Which of the following is a form of soft carbon discovered in England in 1564? a) Metalpoint b) Charcoal c) Conte d) Graphite Answer: d 16. The longest continuously practiced (from 40,000 years ago to present) artistic tradition in the world comes from a) Australian Aborigines b) African Yoruban-speaking peoples c) Mesoamerica d) Ancient Egypt Answer: a 17. When did artists in the Western world first have ready access to paper? a) in the time of Caesar Augustus in Rome b) in Italy in the early Renaissance c) 5000 years ago in Egypt d) 200 years ago in Philadelphia Answer: b 18. The word paper is derived from a) Egyptian papyrus b) Spanish papel c) German papier d) Greek xapti Answer: a 19. What was early paper in the West made of? a) hemp b) cotton c) papyrus d) cloth rags Answer: d 20. What is the chief advantage of oilstick over pastels? a) they are water soluble b) more gestural freedom c) they are non-toxic d) they are easier to erase Answer: b 21. Which of these statements about drawing is not true? a) It was historically used as a preliminary study for paintings or sculptures. b) It is now, and always has been, exclusively, a means of pure representation. c) In the late 15th/early 16th century, drawings began to be preserved by artists and collected by connoisseurs. d) Because of its directness and accessibility, drawing is a quick means of expression. Answer: b Short Answer and Essay Questions 22. Which artist in this chapter is thought to have been the most proficient and inventive pastel artist? Answer: Edgar Degas is thought to have been the most proficient and inventive pastel artist. 23. Drawing materials are divided into what two categories? Name one medium from each category. Answer: Drawing materials are divided into dry media and wet media. One medium from each category is charcoal (dry media) and ink (wet media). 24. What are the advantages of wet drawing media over dry media? Answer: The advantages of wet drawing media over dry media include the ability to achieve richer and more intense colors, faster application and drying times, and greater versatility in creating fluid and expressive lines and textures. 25. What do artists apply to charcoal drawings to keep them from smudging? Answer: Artists apply fixative to charcoal drawings to keep them from smudging. 26. Which artist created a drawing by completely erasing another artist’s work? Answer: Robert Rauschenberg created a drawing by completely erasing another artist's work in his piece titled "Erased de Kooning Drawing." 27. Discuss the Chinese tradition of drawing with a brush. Answer: In the Chinese tradition of drawing with a brush, artists use calligraphy brushes and ink to create expressive and gestural lines. This technique emphasizes the importance of brush control, rhythm, and spontaneity in capturing the essence of subjects such as landscapes, figures, and animals. 28. Discuss the significance of drawing as an art medium during the Renaissance. Answer: During the Renaissance, drawing gained significant importance as an art medium due to its role in the development of perspective, anatomy, and composition. Artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo used drawing as a fundamental tool for exploring and documenting their ideas, experimenting with techniques, and refining their skills. 29. Identify the purposes of drawing throughout history. Answer: Throughout history, drawing has served various purposes such as recording observations, studying nature and anatomy, exploring artistic ideas and compositions, communicating information and narratives, documenting events, and expressing emotions and concepts. 30. Explain how Henri Matisse and William Kentridge extended the boundaries of traditional drawing media. Answer: Henri Matisse extended the boundaries of traditional drawing media through his use of unconventional techniques such as paper cutouts and his bold, expressive use of color and line. William Kentridge expanded the boundaries of drawing by incorporating elements of animation and film into his charcoal drawings, creating dynamic and evocative visual narratives. Both artists pushed the limits of traditional drawing materials and methods to explore new possibilities for expression and communication. Test Bank for A World of Art Henry M. Sayre 9780205901340, 9780205887576, 9780134082349, 9780134081809, 9780205898879

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