Exam 3 :: Lecture Questions
Who enters the 20th century as a 20th century artist?
What style was the Wedding Cake house built in?
Which two artists act on Eakins beliefs?
Who is the first true American Modernist?
Who was the founding member of the Society of American Artists?
Who is the first modern architect?
A noticeable increase in artists directly parallels the life of the Art Union.
What is the first example of the Queen Anne’s style?
Before Nevelson there were NO important 20th century female sculptors.
Who wrote a significant book on perspective?
Who was the archetypal precisionist?
Who is credited with the development of the cast-iron building?
The twin peaks of genre painting are:
Louise Nevelson’s arranged objects were totally abstract.
The twin peaks of watercolor in the late 19th and early 20th century are:
Homer is an OBJECTIVE realist; Eakins is a SUBJECTIVE realist.
Who wrote “The Builder’s Assistant”, illustrating the five Greek orders for the first time?
The first major American artist to develop west of the Alleghenies.
Eastman Johnson is the transition between pre and post civil war.
Who is the leading exponent of supernatural painting in America?
Homer’s masterpiece (the climax of all his previous works):
This group of artists is responsible for painting urban life, bringing about a new kind of democratic art, and revitalizing realistic tradition:
Which artist is typically American and provides a dispassionate reflection of raw America?
Along with Samuel F. B. Morse, which artist made a significant contribution to the history of motion photography?
Who is the father of the skyscraper?
Nobody ever looked deeper into American life than:
The first monumental black woman appears in:
Who was the leader of the Ashcan School?
Frank Lloyd Wright was a completely unique architect, but some of the elements in his designs existed in American architecture before his designs.
Synchromism is probably the most original contribution made by Americans in Paris in the years just before World War I.
Who is remembered as the American Hogarth?
Believed that the method of application was as important as the object it represented.
Who was the most popular and influential teacher of the late 19th and early 20th century?
Which painting by Homer is an exact pictorial realism of Crane’s “The Open Boat”?
Who believed in “Art for art’s sake”?
Who single-handedly supported his artists and furthered their modern art?
Where was the first use of steel girders?
Who was America’s first symbolist?
His drawing for this work made him famous and set the standard for artists designing books from the late 19th century on.