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Wood and stone carvings are examples of

Subtractive sculpture

According to the author, what are the three basic ways that we can experience a sculpture

Relief, In the round, As environments

Maidens and Stewards, a Parthenon fragment of the Panathenaic Procession, illustrates which ancient sculptural convention?


The competition panels of Sacrifice of Isaac by Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi are examples of

high-relief sculpture

Giambologna’s The Capture of the Sabine Women is an example of

Sculpture in-the-round

A sculptural space that you can actually enter is referred to as

An environment

One of the complex aspects of wood carving that a sculptor must pay attention to is

the wood’s grain

Ancient Egyptian stone funerary figures, such as Menkaure with a Woman, were carved to bear the spirit of the deceased into the eternity of the afterlife, known as the


Greek figurative sculpture was greatly influenced by Egyptian sculpture. What did the Greeks add?


The Greek Kouros illustrates the idea of shifting or counterpositioning weight around the axis of the spine in figurative sculpture. This pose is called


When a sculpture is created by building up the form with a material such as clay, the process is called


Pliable clay is made to hold its form permanently through the process of

firing it

The Tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuangdi includes an extraordinary grouping of what type of work?


The material most often associated with the process of "casting" is


What is the name of the age in which casting was invented?

By the late fourteenth century, the African kingdom of Benin had developed tremendous refinement in the art of

Brass casting

Which of these processes best describes the one used by Rodin in sculpting The Burghers of Calais?

It was cast in several pieces and then welded together.

How does assemblage primarily differ from other sculptural processes?

It utilizes "found" objects.

In Sky Cathedral, artist Louise Nevelson has combined found materials to create a sculpture. What is this process called?


The Yoruba display piece produced for an oba, or king, is meant to reflect the king’s power and

the power of the community’s women.

Jeff Koons’s Puppy is an assemblage that uses, among other materials,

live flowering plants

Nancy Rubins’s Pleasure Point is an installation because it

introduces sculpture and other materials into a space to transform our experience of it

What do Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty and the Great Serpent Mound have in common?

They are both earthworks

Storm King Art Center in upstate New York is an example of

an art park that incorporates sculptures into a natural landscape.

Allan Kaprow created "assemblages of events performed or perceived in more than one time and place." He called these


In the 1977 Imponderabilia, an example of performance art, viewers participated by

passing through a "living door" formed by the two naked artists, one male and the other female.

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