ARE 130, Test 2 Study Guide, Spring 2005
To take the test, you will needboth a no. 2 pencil AND a blue or black ink pen.
The test covers the following material:
The test will consist of the following parts:
If you add up the total number of points, you will find that it is 102, which means that you have 2 extra credit points possible
You should recognize and know something about the following art works. Slide identifications, timeline, multiple choice questions, and true/false statements will all utilize your knowledge of selected examples from these art works.
NEW! Link to view these works.
Sample slide identifications (At the beginning of the test, you will be shown slides and will match them to the list of artists in this section on your test form.
|1.||a.Jacob Lawrence, During the Truce Toussaint Is Deceived and Arrested by LeClerc. . .|
|2.||b.Yoko Ono, Cut Piece|
|3.||c.Susan Gamble and Sta. Theresa Tileworks, UA Spire (aka "Big A")|
Sample timeline: match the following works of art the time periods indicated. You may use an answer more than once or not at all.
|4.Chartres Cathedral||a. 550BCE-CE 200||
Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations
|5. Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater||b. CE 1100-1400||
Gothic era in Europe
|6. Robert Arneson, Portrait of George||c. CE 1500||
Columbus lands on islands now known as the Bahamas and Haiti (Hispaniola); Cortez conquers the Aztecs; the Renaissance
|d. CE 1940||
World War II
|e. CE 1970-present||Civil Rights & Feminism; Global Warming conference, Apartheid ends, Gulf War & Desert Storm; post-modern art|
Sample multiple choice questions
7. According to lecture and our text, if art is a social product, why is the
a. Artists are trained to make useful and meaningful objects.
b. Artists take meaningful ideas and find ways to embody them so they gain our attention, emotions, or imagination.
c. Artists find ways to work outside of social limits and can be free.
d. Artists live lives out of the norm which helps us imagine.
8. Depending upon the time period and culture, the role of the artist may be
a. skilled worker or craftsperson
b. priest or shaman
c. creative genius
d. all of the above
9. . Which of the following Tucson public art works could be considered "community
a. Simon Donovans Rattlesnake Bridge near the Broadway and Euclid intersection
b. Melody Peters Rondstadt Bus Transfer Station downtown
c. David Blacks Sonora in front of the main public library
d. Gustavo Rochas El Rio Neighborhood Mural at the El Rio Community Center
e. Santa Theresa Tile Works UA Spire (Big A) and USS Arizona on the UA campus
10. Which method of art making is best exemplied in the AIDS Quilt?
|a. creative genius||b. skilled worker||c. community||d. guild||e. academy|
11. Economic support for art making may be provided by:
|a. family members and private citizens||b. religious leaders and groups||c. tax support and government programs||
d. any or all of the above
12. Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon contained:
|a. Only ceremonial structures||b. Only living spaces
||c. both ceremonial parts and living spaces||d. only governmental and political spaces|
13. Why might a city like Tucson fund public art?
|a. It creates beauty||b. It adds to the citys distinctiveness|
|c. They want great citizens of the city remembered||d. They want to get artists working and off welfare|
Sample True/False questions: Mark 1 for True and 2 for False
14. 1 True/ 2 False: Besides training artists, academies have historically served to define which art gets exhibited.
15. 1 True/ 2 False: The human body may be depicted as the subject in art, but it may also be used as a tool to create art.
16. 1 True/ 2 False: George Tookers Government Bureau , showing a maze of cubicles, is a criticism of the depersonalization of bureaucracies.
7. B. (B is the BEST answer; the others are only true some of the time.)
9. D. Donovan completed the bridge as an artist in charge of the project, as did Peters and Black and Sta. Theresa Tileworks. Rocha worked with community youth to determine the content of the mural and to paint it.
10. C. Most people making squares for the quilt are not trained and contribute to the project as community members.
13. B. (Art sometimes creates beauty but not all the time; similarly sometimes citizens are rememberd in art but not most of the time; and it's a stereotype to think of artists as out of work and on welfare.)