Glossary of USAD - USAD - Art

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An artwork made of small ceramic or glass tiles is called a _____.
In the center of nearly every Renaissance Italian city was a campanile, which is a _____.
bell tower
Which colors added to green will produce a dark grey-green?
black and red
Late fifteenth-century Florence had a very active art scene, in part, because art was _____.
a symbol of social status and power
The major event that marked the sixteenth-century shift of the center of art to Rome was _____.
the building of the new St. Peter's
The artist credited with developing linear perspective is _____.
Holbein's portrait of Sir Brain Tuke differs from Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci because _____.
it gives no sense of the sitter's emotions
Repeating an element (such as color) in an artwork will create _____.
visual rhythm
The characteristic that clearly distinguishes the art of sixteenth-century northern Europe is _____.
drawing everything in sharp outline
Florentine sculptors of the early fifteenth century drew on classical sources to create _____.
great naturalism
Which artist is NOT associated with the High Renaissance in central Italy?
The medium used to create a wash drawing is _____.
diluted ink
Artists of the High Renaissance were regarded as _____.
Portraits of the late fifteenth century typically do NOT emphasize the sitter's _____.
psychological state
Brunelleschi's GREATEST architectural achievenemtn was the dome of the cathedral in Florence. A cathedral in Italy is frequently called a(n) _____.
Why did Michelangelo NOT want to pain the Sistine Chapel ceiling?
He felt that he was too inexperienced in painting
"Latent image" is a term used in _____.
Jan van Eyck was employed as a court painter by _____.
Duke Philip of Burgundy
The stone used for Michelangelo's David was originally intended to be made into a(n) _____.
During medieval times, Italian painting was dominated by traditions from _____.
Most Protestants in the sixteenth century did NOT advocate iconoclasm, which is the _____.
destruction of all images
Luca della Robbia is BEST known for his works in _____.
Sixteenth-century architects drew upon classical architecture but emphasized a(n) _____.
undulating surface
Which tool is required to create a turned form of wood sculpture?
Much of the MOST important sixteenth-century Italian art was produced in _____.
The Palazzo Farnese has a plan that reflects the domestic architecture of _____.
ancient Rome
Durer's Adam and Eve is which kind of print?
Which description below is characteristic of Masaccio's Holy Trinity?
highly decorative; very dark; frivolous; quite somber; quietly joyful;
quite somber
Which artist is NOT a great master of sixteenth-century Italian painting?
Michelangelo; Leonardo da Vinci; Raphael; Titian; Verrocchio
Which BEST describes the size of Verrocchio's Guiliano de 'Medici portrait?
monumental; larger-than-life size; life size; smaller-than-life size; miniature
larger-than-life size
The composition of Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de 'Benci is similar to which geometric shape?
All the techniques below are fiber arts EXCEPT:
weaving; carving; knotting; knitting; felting
The Small Cowper Madonna was given the title after its _____.
Which one does NOT describe a Luca della Robbia sculpture?
glazed terra-cotta; vivid colors; quite durable; roughly textured; inexpensive
roughly textured
The colors worn by the virgin in The Small Cowper Madonna are like those worn by the virgin in _____.
Luca della Robbia, The Nativity
The Adoration of the Magi is called a "tondo," meaning a painting that is _____.
in the format of a circle
The artist who contributed MOST greatly to the painting of the Sistine chapel ceiling was _____.
What contributed to the twentieth-century art shift away from capturing reality?
the invention of photography
Leon Battista Alberti wronte the treatise De re aedifactoria on _____.
In comparison to paintings of the High Renaissance period, Mannerist paintings tend to be _____.
conveying depth and illusion
Which twentieth-century art form showed a new way to represent form in space?
cubism; minimalism; abstract expressionism; color field painting; photorealism
color field painting
In his early days, El Greco wsa trained in Crete to pain _____.
The painting thought to be the first to show the systematic use of linear perspective is _____.
Holy Trinity, Santa Maria Novella, Florence
El Greco was probably strongly influenced by an exaggerated painting style of the High Renaissance called _____.
Leon Battista Alberti's architecture was based on _____.
proportion and harmony
Bronzino draws attention to the Virgin in his painting, The Holy Family, by her _____.
vibrant garments
In the movement called pictorialism, early photographers produced work that was _____.
gauzy and atmostpheric
The first freestanding male nude since ancient times was sculpted by _____.
Which material/technique was generally NOT in use in the creation of fifteenth-century Italian art?
canvas; tempera; lost-wax casting; reduction sculpture; fresco
An appreciate of Renaissance masterpeices is enhanced by an understanding of _____.
historical context

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