Exam 3 :: Lecture Questions

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.

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

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

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

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

Nobody ever looked deeper into American life than:

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

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

Where was the first use of steel girders?

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

Who is the leading exponent of supernatural painting in America?

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

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

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

Who is the father of the skyscraper?

Who was America’s first symbolist?

The twin peaks of genre painting are:

Which two artists act on Eakins beliefs?

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

Who is remembered as the American Hogarth?

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

The first monumental black woman appears in:

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

Louise Nevelson’s arranged objects were totally abstract.

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

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

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

What style was the Wedding Cake house built in?

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

Who is the first modern architect?

Who was the leader of the Ashcan School?

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

Who is the first true American Modernist?

Who believed in “Art for art’s sake”?

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

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

Who was the archetypal precisionist?

Who wrote a significant book on perspective?

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