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artist of Brillo Box

Andy Warhol

artist of The Scream

Edvard Munch

James Abbott McNeill Whistler make

Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket

The artist ORLAN was the first person ever to undergo plastic surgery.


ORLAN is known for her

unconventional performances

Why did Rembrandt make so many self-portraits?

he had access to his subject whenever he wanted it he could show himself in many guises and character types he had the opportunity to examine different facial expressions

artist of Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe

Vincent van Gogh

Auguste Rodin made

Walking Man

artist of The Birth of Venus

Sandro Botticelli

Ancient Greek notions of beauty were based upon the combination of an underlying canon of mathematical proportions with the finely honed physiques possessed by male athletes.


Woman from Willendorf is made out of which medium?


solution to the discontent over Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C

a more traditional memorial statue was created and placed nearby it

Why were some veterans offended by Maya Lin’s design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.?

it descended into the earth

Jean-Paul Marat

French revolutionary

In Jacques-Louis David’s painting of him, Jean-Paul Marat is portrayed as

a martyr

"Iconoclasm" means the destruction of religious images.


Who destroyed the tallest statue of Buddha in the world?

the Taliban

Critics of the sculpture Falling Woman said that it was irrelevant to the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, and did not capture any of the pain and emotion of that day.


Picasso was particularly affected by the horrors of an attack on the small Spanish town of Guernica because he was living there at the time.


J. M. W. Turner’s painting Slave Ship condemns the slave trade, and the practice of overcrowding ships and throwing slaves overboard.


J. M. W. Turner’s painting Slave Ship uses pale colors and smooth brushstrokes to depict the serenity of life at sea.


The fact that Goya’s paintings The Second of May, 1808 and The Third of May, 1808 portray different sides committing acts of violence shows that Goya was condemning war in general.


Francisco Goya’s The Second of May, 1808 depicts

Spanish civilians attacking French soldiers

A painting can never powerfully capture the horror of war.


Timothy O’Sullivan was a photographer whose images were the result of random snapshots.


Timothy O’Sullivan’s famous photograph of dead bodies on a deserted battlefield (4.102) was taken during

the American Civil War

The portrait of Mao Zedong that hangs over Tiananmen has never been taken down since the day it was first hung.


The colossal statue of Constantine the Great departs completely from statues of earlier Roman emperors.


An oba is another name for king in parts of Africa.


Hierarchical scale is used to show the importance of Narmer in the Palette of Narmer.


The fleur-de-lis is a symbol of the French monarchy.


Magritte questions the idea of the "illusionistic window" in his work The Human Condition.


William Hogarth’s False Perspective demonstrates incorrect applications of the laws of perspective.


Julian Beever is

a sidewalk chalk artist working today

Ancient Greek architects were not aware of how optical illusions could skew the appearance of buildings.


Which artist created a three-dimensional sculpture of his own face

Ron Mueck

Ron Mueck’s Mask II is a

oversized sculpture

Trompe l’oeil means to fool the eye


Illusion cannot be created using the medium of fresco.


Because restorers accidentally removed the original varnish, the Sistine Chapel ceiling looks brighter than it was in Michelangelo’s time.


When the restoration of the Sistine Chapel ceiling was completed in 1989, artists, scholars, and scientists throughout the world universally applauded the restorers’ efforts.


Salvador Dalí was a member of the Surrealists, whose artworks were inspired by dreams or subconscious thoughts.


Salvador Dalí’s painting Persistence of Memory shows warped clocks, ants, and a distorted face, all of which are symbols of his mother, who died the month before this was painted.


Which artist collected artworks, now housed in Switzerland, made by the insane?

Jean Dubuffet

Synesthesia is when stimulation of one sense triggers an experience in another, for example visualizing color when one hears music.


Georges Seurat feverishly painted Sunday on La Grande Jatte in one weekend.


Body Worlds is controversial because the figures in the exhibition never gave permission for their bodies to be used.


Willard Wigan carves grains of rice and sand and paints them with an eyelash.


Surgical dissections and artists studying anatomy have nothing in common.


Astrolabes were treated as purely scientific instruments that did not need decoration or inscriptions.


Astrolabes were used by Muslims to determine the direction of Mecca.


The Maya flint depicting a crocodile canoe with passengers

is a representation of the Maya story of creation shows five figures riding a crocodile refers to the arrangement of the stars in the Milky Way

Artists have often been influenced by scientific discoveries.


artist of the painting Woman Holding a Balance

Johannes Vermeer

constellation is the arrangement of the Great Pyramids thought to mimic


Aztec of central Mexico are responsible for making

the vessel with a mask of Tlaloc

Hopi of the southwestern United States

the kachina doll

Photographs, such as Andres Serrano’s The Morgue (Gun Murder), cannot display the perspective technique of foreshortening.


A shaman is a person who

acts as an intermediary between the invisible spirit world and the physical realm of humans

the Ecstasy of St. Teresa was meant to show Teresa

being pierced by an angel’s arrow being infused with divine love as a devout Christian as a role model to be followed by other devout Christians

Spiritual ideas, such as the traditions of voodoo, can never be represented in functional objects such as furniture.


What does a chevron look like

a V shape

In traditional African cultures, functional objects were often esteemed as status symbols


Art can only be made by a single individual.


Masses of people came inside the Parthenon to worship the goddess Athena.


The Guggenheim Museum in New York City was designed by

Frank Lloyd Wright

What function were the terracotta warriors inside Qin Shi Huangdi’s tomb intended to serve?

to guard the emperor in the afterlife

lyre is used for what purpose

to play music

Navajo sand paintings are made

to heal an individual

Navajo sand paintings are generally made to be passed down from generation to generation.


Diego Rivera was so angry that his mural in Rockefeller Center was destroyed that he never re-created it.


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