Exam 3 :: Lecture Questions

Nobody ever looked deeper into American life than:

What style was the Wedding Cake house built in?

Who was the archetypal precisionist?

Who was America’s first symbolist?

Who is the leading exponent of supernatural painting in America?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Who is the father of the skyscraper?

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

Who is the first modern architect?

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

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

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

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

Who is the first true American Modernist?

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

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

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

Louise Nevelson’s arranged objects were totally abstract.

The first monumental black woman appears in:

Who is remembered as the American Hogarth?

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

Who believed in “Art for art’s sake”?

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

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

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

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

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

Where was the first use of steel girders?

The twin peaks of genre painting are:

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

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

Which two artists act on Eakins beliefs?

Who was the leader of the Ashcan School?

Who wrote a significant book on perspective?

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