Exam 3 :: Lecture Questions

Who is credited with the development of the cast-iron building?

Who was America’s first symbolist?

Who is the leading exponent of supernatural painting in America?

What style was the Wedding Cake house built in?

Which painting by Homer is an exact pictorial realism of Crane’s “The Open Boat”?

A noticeable increase in artists directly parallels the life of the Art Union.

The twin peaks of genre painting are:

Who is the first true American Modernist?

Eastman Johnson is the transition between pre and post civil war.

Who believed in “Art for art’s sake”?

Who is the father of the skyscraper?

Who single-handedly supported his artists and furthered their modern art?

Homer’s masterpiece (the climax of all his previous works):

Frank Lloyd Wright was a completely unique architect, but some of the elements in his designs existed in American architecture before his designs.

Along with Samuel F. B. Morse, which artist made a significant contribution to the history of motion photography?

Before Nevelson there were NO important 20th century female sculptors.

Who is remembered as the American Hogarth?

Who was the founding member of the Society of American Artists?

His drawing for this work made him famous and set the standard for artists designing books from the late 19th century on.

Believed that the method of application was as important as the object it represented.

Which artist is typically American and provides a dispassionate reflection of raw America?

Who was the archetypal precisionist?

Synchromism is probably the most original contribution made by Americans in Paris in the years just before World War I.

Where was the first use of steel girders?

Who enters the 20th century as a 20th century artist?

What is the first example of the Queen Anne’s style?

Which two artists act on Eakins beliefs?

The first monumental black woman appears in:

Who wrote a significant book on perspective?

The twin peaks of watercolor in the late 19th and early 20th century are:

Who was the leader of the Ashcan School?

Homer is an OBJECTIVE realist; Eakins is a SUBJECTIVE realist.

Louise Nevelson’s arranged objects were totally abstract.

The first major American artist to develop west of the Alleghenies.

Who wrote “The Builder’s Assistant”, illustrating the five Greek orders for the first time?

This group of artists is responsible for painting urban life, bringing about a new kind of democratic art, and revitalizing realistic tradition:

Nobody ever looked deeper into American life than:

Who was the most popular and influential teacher of the late 19th and early 20th century?

Who is the first modern architect?