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Flashcards in chapters 24 & 25 Deck (25):
1

robert smithson, creator of "spiral jetty" was one of the founders of

earthworks

2

true or false
the vietnam veteran memorial in washington, d.c. (also known as the wall) shows the influences of both japanese shinto shrines and indian stupas

false

3

a reaction against the sterile anonymity of the international style led many architects to look once again at meaning, history, tradition , and context. their departure from architectural modernism was dubbed __________ in the late 1970s

postmodern

4

true or false
in performance art, artists create a number of art pieces in the center of a work space while the audience is free to mill around and watch. afterward, these same pieces are available for purchase of a silent auction. usually to benefit a charitable organization

false

5

site works are designed to interact with the environment whereas earthworks

merge with or complement the landscape

6

robert rauschenberg created and coined a style known as "combine-paintings" which combines ordinary objects and collage materials to mark an unexpected, previously unthinkable new thing. his work "monogram," a noteworthy example, includes

a stuffed long-haired angora goat with a tire

7

_____ _______ is a postmodern artist of the 1970s who took black and white photographs of herself posing with props which depict stereotypical female characters from pop culture

cindy sherman

8

______ _____' early work was based on common graphic forms such as targets, maps, flags, and numbers

jasper johns

9

____ ___ was a student at yale university when she designed the vietnam veteran's memorial in washington, d.c. (aka the wall)

maya lin

10

true or false
the work of andy warhol helped make people aware of taken for granted commercial images, which form a large part of american cuture, such as campbell's soup

true

11

______ is the most famous british street artist today

banksy

12

true or false
minimalist sculpture is emotional and sensual

false

13

______ _______ created "instrument implement: walla walla campanile". it tracks environmental conditions in the nearby mill creek: water temp, flow level, and ammount of dissolved gases, all critical for the annual salmon migration. after a computer analyzes the data, the results are translated into musical notes and chines as an auditory update

buster simpson

14

cooperative events in which viewers become active participants in partly planned, partly spontaneous performances that combine scripted scenarios with considerable improvisation are called

happenings

15

true or false
donald judd was a leading artist and the major spokesman for the surrealist movement

false

16

true or false
the new york school consisted of two movements, abstract expressionism and pop art

false

17

mark rothko was a pioneer of a painting style characterized by images so huge, they engulfed the viewer. this style is known as

color field

18

true or false
famous for saying "form ever follows function," michael graves and his idea were the inspiration for the international style architects who built practical buildings that clearly showed structural supports and banished all ornament

false

19

true or false
the artist christo has become known for manufacturing fabric of incredible lightness and beauty

false

20

true or false
in the post-world war ii years, the western world embraced the international style as the leading edge of architecture. tits clean masses and sleek exteriors embodied efficiency, cosmopolitanism, and the future

true

21

robert motherwell was a(n)

abstract expressionist

22

true or false
architect teddy cruz calls his buildings manufactured sites to give credit for the inspiration he gets from the ingenuity of people on the lower end of the economic scale

true

23

nikki de saint phalle's works which she symbolically killed with nails, dirt,darts, or even gunshells showed the continuing influence of

dada

24

postmodern german artist anseilm kiefer's work is loaded with _________, _________, and ________ which tells powerful stories in dramatic composition

symbolism, mythology, and religion

25

between 1965-1972, some japanese artists formed a radical group called gutai (embodiment) which rejected art's very base. artists of this movement did NOT paint by

allowing paint dipped bugs crawl over paper