Art Historical Methodologies
Who was an important post-WWII Formalist art critic that promoted abstract expressionism and was among the first critics to praise the work of Jackson Pollock?
Which of the following contributed to the development of the modern art museum during the Enlightenment?
Cabinets of Curiosities
The spread of art dealers and auction houses beginning in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Private art collections
All of the above
Fill in the blank. As society developed under the influence of trade and prosperity during the ....., courts and the bourgeoisie started collecting art and works of art began to be appreciated for themselves rather than for their symbolic value.
Which of the following is a kind of visual description whose goal is to make the reader envision the thing described as if it were physically present?
Who wrote the seminal feminist art historical work, "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists"?
Ann Sutherland Harris
According to Erwin Panofsky, which of the following would relate to the secondary or conventional subject matter/meaning of a painting of the Last Supper?
Thirteen men sitting around a table
Thirteen men sitting around a table that represent the Biblical account of the Last Supper
Outside historical, cultural, or other factors that mnay have affected the way in which the Last Supper is depicted in the painting
None of the above
X-radiography is a tool used in which type of analysis?
The art historian Mieke Bal has argued that meaning does not exist until the image is seen by the viewer. Based on this claim what type of methodology do you think she uses?
Fill in the blank. A driving force behind the art museum building boom of the ..... was a wish to stimulate the creative economy as the manufacturing economy moves to low-wage countries.
Late 20th century
Late 19th century
Early 20th century
In Giorgio Vasari's Lives of Artists , he claimed that art created from the sixteenth century down to his own time achieved perfection because art at this time possessed which of the following?
There are 10 questions to complete.