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1

in masonry, stone that is cut or shaped before use is referred to as

dressed

2

frank lloyd wright was

an architect

3

a good example of a low relief sculpture would be

a coiin

4

true or false
the statement, "the space was the scene of a riot in which the police arrested people protesting the european union's debt policy toward third world nations" is about olafter eliasson's "weather project"

false

5

true or false
david adjaye designed the kaufmann residence (aka falling-water)

false

6

weaving consists of the interlacing of lengthwise and cross fibers called

warp and weft

7

kinetic sculpture is

csculpture that moves

8

what time of stone did michelangelo use to carve "awakening slave"?

marble

9

when a sculptor works with soft materials, they often use a(n) ________ to prevent sagging

armature

10

modeling is a(n)

additive process

11

the islamic cultures of the middle easy reached a high point of metalwork production during the 13th and 14th centuries when techniques of shaping and inlaying were practiced with unparalleled sophistication. an example of this is

"d'arenburg basin"

12

true or false
a sculpture that is not freestanding but projects from a background surface is in relief

true

13

because a tree has unique growth characteristics which remain visible in the finished objects, wood is said to possess a

vitality or living spirit

14

___________ clays fire at the lowest temperature

earthenware

15

in terms of sculpture, casting is also called the ____________ process

substitution

16

____________ combine the centering skills of a potter, the agility and stamina of an athlete, and the grace of a dancer to bring qualities of breath and movement into crystalline form

glassblowers

17

true or false
a sculptural installation intended only for a particular location is called site-specific art

true

18

true or false
architecture is strictly a science concerned with physics

false

19

the seagram building, designed by lugwig mis van der rohe and philip johnson is an example of

steel frame construction

20

true or false
modeling is usually a subtrctive sculptured process

false

21

when creating a stone arch, the top stone is called the

keystone

22

true or false
glass has been used for at least 40,000 years as a material for practical containers of all shapes and sizes

false - 4,000 years

23

the guggenheim museum bilbao designed by frank gehry has a thin exterior skin of

titanium

24

true or false
faith ringald's artwork draws upon her happy memories of her childhood in chicago

false - NYC

25

a ceramic glaze has a silica base that causes it to vitrify during firing. this means the glaze becomes

glassy