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AU - ARTS 1720 - Study Guide

School: Auburn University
Department: Art
Course: Introduction to Art History 2
Professor: Katherine Arpen
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Art and history
Name: Art History 2, Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: This generally covers the covered material in the book and lecture notes.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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background image Exam 1 Study Guide Dr. Katherine Arpen ARTS 1720 1. What is not a characteristic of the Romanesque period? a. Rounded arches
b. Barrel vaults
c. Relief sculpture
d. Flying buttresses
2. What is an object that has come in contact with or remnants that have come from a holy figure? a. Pilgrimage
b. Relic
c. Reliquary
d. Archivolt
3. The most decorated part of a church exterior is usually what? a. The portal (door)
b. The windows
c. The walls
d. The buttresses
4. A typical tympanum format usually contains _______in the middle. a. Saints
b. Jesus
c. Angels
d. Royalty
5. What was the benefit of the separation of the central nave aisle  and the side aisles? _____________________________________________________________________
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6. Pier buttresses are to the _____________ as flying buttresses are to the ______________. a. Central nave, side aisles
b. Gothic period, Romanesque period
c. Romanesque period, Gothic period
d. Choir, ambulatory
7. As a whole, Cluniac architecture reflected their _______ way of  life, while Cistercian architecture reflected their _______ way of 
life.
a. Elaborate, humble
background image b. Humble, elaborate
c. Spiritual, non-spiritual
d. Non-spiritual, spiritual
8. The purpose of historiated capitals was to do what? a. Tell stories
b. Decorate
c. Be a focal point of reflection and prayer
d. All of the above
9. What kind of painting originated in Spanish churches? a. Oil painting
b. Fresco painting
c. Tempera painting
d. Acrylic painting
10.  Why did architecture move from rounded arches to  pointed arches? a. They were more visually appealing
b. Pointed arches don’t collapse as easily
c. Pointed arches are cheaper
d. The buildings smaller
11.  What is a clerestory? a. A row of windows above the nave
b. A row of arches above the nave
c. A part of the choir 
d. A part of the exterior portal
12.  French Gothic architecture really emphasized what idea? a. Humility
b. The importance of prayer
c. The connection between the royal and divine
d. Pilgrimages
13.  What is not a characteristic of court style? a. Made for the king
b. “S” shaped bodies
c. Elongated necks and small heads
d. No divots in robes, austere
14.  What is the difference between a tapestry and an  embroidery? _____________________________________________________________________
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School: Auburn University
Department: Art
Course: Introduction to Art History 2
Professor: Katherine Arpen
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Art and history
Name: Art History 2, Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: This generally covers the covered material in the book and lecture notes.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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