Why was Michel Chevreul’s discovery of the law of simultaneous contrast beneficial to Impressionist artists?
|a||He defined hot and cold colors.|
|b||He asserted that mixing colors optically created the most intense colors.|
|c||His discovery allowed the artists to better understand complementary colors.|
|d||He divided types of colors into purity, luminosity, and hue.|
Why did contemporaries of Impressionist painters criticize their style of art?
|a||They believed Impressionists were betraying academic art.|
|b||They thought Impressionists were using color incorrectly.|
|c||They did not like the unfinished quality of Impressionist paintings.|
|d||all of the above|
_______ was an Impressionist painting technique in which paint was applied very thickly to the canvas, typically with a palette knife.
The use of “readymade” artwork or found art was a common quality of _________.
|d||None of the above|
Which of the following is not a characteristic of Impressionist art?
|a||an emphasis on objectivity and rationality|
|b||a focus on light|
|d||landscapes, informal portraits, and still lifes|
Which invention allowed Impressionist artists to take their work outside of the studio and observe new subjects for their paintings?
|b||paint storage tubes|
|d||paintbrushes made from natural hair|
Which 20th century play addressed the issues behind the AIDS epidemic and its impact on the gay community?
|b||A Raisin in the Sun|
|c||Angels in America|
|d||The Vagina Monologues|
Which of the following artists is known as an Impressionist?
Which of the following images is an Impressionist work?
Which of the following artists is a well-known Abstract Expressionist?