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  1. What is Tribute to money? What era is it related to? And who painted it?
    It is a painting of peter in three different scenes, seen simultaneously. Peter is instructed to fing the coin, Peter finds the coin and peter pays the tribute to money.

    The era this painting belongs to is the Renaissance.

    Masaccio painted this picture.
  2. What is Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride? Who painted it and what Era does it belong to?
    The painting is of a man and his pregnant wife surrounded by their lavish home.

    Jan Van Eyck is responsibible for this painting.

    This painting belongs in the Renaissance period.
  3. Describe Donatello's depiction of David and what Era does it belong to?
    David is a bronze statue of the biblical character of David as he sees Golith. This bronze peace of artwork belongs in the Renaissance period.
  4. What is The Birth of Venus? Who created it? What era does it belong to?
    • The Birth of Venus is a painting of a woman like goddess standing in the middle of a sea shell with angel like figures around her in the ocean.
    • Sandro Boticelli created the Birth of Venus.
    • The Birth of Venus belongs in the Renaissance period.
  5. What is Mona Lisa and who created it? And what time period does it belong in?
    Mona Lisa is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.

    Mona Lisa is a Renaissance piece.
  6. What is Leonardo's de vinci's Last supper? When was it created?
    De Vinci's last supper was created durring the Renaissance period and is of a table filled with goofd and surrounded by christ and tweleve men.
  7. Describe Michelangelo's David. What period does it represent?
    Michelangelo's David was created durring the Renissance period and is a marble sculpture of David after the fight with goliath.
  8. Describe the Creation of Adam. What time period was it created in? Who created it?
    The creation of Adam was created by Michelangelo. It was painted on the sistine chapel and belongs to the Renaissance period.
  9. Describe the School of Athens. Who created it and what time period does it belong to?
    The School of Athens was created by Raphael. It belongs to the Renaissance period.

    The school of Athens is a painting that has central figures that represent Plato and Aristotle. The figure resting his head on his left fist is Michelangelo.
  10. What is Baldassacre Castiglione? Who created it and what it's era?
    Raphael created Baldassacre Castiglione.

    It is a painting of Baldassare Castiglione. It is a man in fancy clothing, bearded and a hat.

    The era this painting belongs to is the Renaissance.
  11. What is the Self-Portrait? Who created it? What period does it belong to?
    • Durere created Self Portait. It is a painting of himself looking into the canvas. He has long hair, a beard and deep eyes.
    • This painting belongs to the Renaissance period.
  12. What is the Desposition and who created it? What time Kind of art does it represent?
    Pontormo created the Desposition. It is a painting of several characters carrying a man. The colors are very bright and the characters look sorrowful.

    The time of painting is called Mannerism.
  13. What is the Modanna of the Long Neck? Who created it? What type of art is it?
    The Modanna of a Long neck is a painting of a woman with a baby and an abnormally long neck. The creator of this peace is Parmigiannino. This painting is known as mannerism.
  14. What is The Calling of Saint Matthew. Who Created it and what type of art is it?
    The Calling of Saint Matthew is a painting of a dark room, it has several men around a table with two men pointing out 'Saint Matthew', in a bar like area.

    Carvaggio is the painter of this peace and the type of art is Baroque
  15. What is Judith and Holofernes? Who created it and what period does it belong to?
    Judith and Holofernes is a Baroque painting, created by Gentileschi. The Painting is of two women holding down a man and cutting his head off with a sword.
  16. Describe Bernini's David? What period does it belong to?
    Bernini scultped David in action and it belongs to the Baroque period.
  17. Describe Saint Teresa in Ectasy. Who created it? What period does it belonged to?
    Saint Teresa in Ectasy was created by Bernini. It is a Baraque peice. It is two statues, one of an angel and another of the saint on a stone with gold rods coming down.
  18. Describe The Maids of Honor. Who created it and what period in art does it belong to?
    Maids of Honor is a Baroque piece that was painted by Velasquez. It is a shadowing peice with the shades drawn to let some light in a room revealing several women including a little girl in a big dress, it has a small person in the corner and a dog on the floor.
  19. Describe the peice The Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus. Who painted it and what period does it belong to?
    The piece belongs to the baroque period, it is by Rubens. It is a painting of two men carrying off two blonde haired women on horseback.
  20. What is Return from Cythera? Who created it and what kind of art is it?
    This peice is of group of people traveling over a hill side dressed in beautiful clothing, the picture has alot of greenery. The painting is by Watteau. It is a Rococo painting.
  21. Who created Diana leaving the bath? What period in art does it belong to? Describe the painting.
    Boucher created this piece. It is of two women nude next to a pond. This piece would be known as Rococo.
  22. Who created Oath of Horatti? Describe it and it's art category.
    David created this piece. It is of one man holding several soldiers swords while an audience sits in the corner. This peice would be known as Neoclassical.
  23. Who created Napoleon Crossing the Alps? What part of art does it catorgorize as? And Describe the piece.
    David created this peice. It is a neoclasscism peice and is a painting of a man on a horse, his horse's front legs are raised as the man points forward.
  24. Who created The Third of May? What time in art does it pertain to? Describe the painting.
    The painting is of a group of soldiers lining up a group of men that are being shot. The painting is dark and the picture if of the Romantic time. Goya is responsible for this picture.
  25. Who created Saturn Devouring his Son? What does this painting look like? What time in art does it belong to?
    The painting is of a man eating small body. The picture is by Goya and it is of the Romantic period.
  26. Who created Raft of Medusa? Describe the painting and the art time?
    The painting is of a group of people of a crashing raft on the sea. The painting was created by Gericault durring the Romantic era.
  27. Who created the Death of Sardanapalus? Describe it and the era.
    The picture is of women nude in a room, there is dark skinned men around laying in a room, it is dark and of the Romantic era. The painting is by Delacroix.
  28. Who created Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe? What part of time does it pertain to? Describe it.
    Le Dejuener Sur l'Herbe is a painting of a woman nude among two clothed men. They are in park around a picnic of food. The painting represents Realist and was created by Edouard Manet
  29. Who created Sunrise? Describe it and the kind of art it is.
    Sunrise it a blue painting, with an oragne sun and a shadow of two people on a boat in a errie water. The painting it by Claude Monet. It is an impressonistic painting.
  30. Who created the painting Le Moulin De la Galette? Describe it and it's kind of art?
    The painting is of town in a fair type setting. The people are dressed in 1920's costume and ther is a close up of a mother and daughter. The painting was created by Pierre Renoir and the painting is impressionist.
  31. Who created the painting Still Life with Commode? What type of art is it and describe it.
    The painting is of a bowl of apples, a vase, sugar bot and cookie jar infront of a burow and on a light wooden table. Paul Cezanne created this peice and it is post impressionists.
  32. Who created starry Night? what does it look like and what type of art is it?
    Vincent Van Gogh created Starry Night. It is of a town and the night sky is lit up with swirls of colors. It is post impressionist.
  33. Who created Night Cafe? What type of art is it and describe it.
    Vincent Van Gogh created this peice. It is of some people in a cafe, the center peice is a pool table, the peice is surrounded by a detailed wooden floor and bright red walls. The painting is post impressionists.
  34. Who created the peice We hail thee, Mary? What type of art is it and what does it look like?
    We Hail the Mary, is a picture of a hawiian like scene. It has a woman in a red dress with flowers and a child asleep on her shoulder. The peice is Post impressionist. Paul Gauguin is the creator of this peice.
  35. Who created the piece The Red Studio? Describe it and the type of art it is.
    The peice is a type of Fauvism artwork and is of a red room, with paintings on the wall, a desk, and chair, as well as other little trinkits. This is by Henri Matisse.
  36. Who crated The Scream? What does it look like and what type of art is it?
    Edward Much created this piece. It is of a man screaming with his hands on his face and the colors in the background all blend together. This peace is Expressionism.
  37. Who created Pentecost? Describe it and it's art genre.
    Pentecost is by Emil Nolde. It is supposed to be of gestures surrounding christ and his two apostles. The peice is Expressionistic.
  38. Who created the piece Le Demioselles D'Avignon? What does it look like? What type of art is it?
    The art is cubism and it is by pablo Picasso. It is of five women standing naked in a cave like area.
  39. who created the Three Musicians? What type of art is it? What does it look like?
    The piece is cubism and by Pablo Picaso. It is of three musicians one playing the flute, guitar and reading the music.
  40. Who crated Guernica? What type of art is it?
    Guernica was created by pablo Picasso and is an art type known as Cubsim.
  41. Who created the Green Violinist. What type of art is it?
    The Green Violinist was created by Chagall and is Cubisim. The peice is of a man standing on two houses and is green with a purple hat and coat playing his violin.
  42. Who created The Persistence of memory? What type of art is it and describe it.
    The piece is by Salvador Dali and is surrealism. It is of mealting clocks in a desert.
  43. Who created the man with a newspaper? What type of art is it and describe it.
    The painting is a four canvases one with a man in it reading a paper. The art work was created by Rene Magritte and is called surrealism.
  44. What is Around the Fish? Who created it and what kind of art is it?
    The piece is surrealism and was created by paul Klee. It is a fish on a plate and surrounded by several different items.
  45. Who created Nighthawks? Describe it and who created it?
    Nighthawks was created by Edward Hopper. It is a picture of two women at a diner. The picture is contemporary.
  46. What is Miners' Wives? Describe the picture and the era.
    The era is contemporary. It is by Ben Shahn and is of a woman that is very pale and has dark circles under her eyes.
  47. What is An Orchid and who created it?
    Georgia O'Keeffe. It is the inner of a Orchid.
  48. Who created 'Number 1'? What is it?
    Number 1, is a splatter painting by Jackson Pollock.
  49. Who created the Flag and what does it look like.
    The Flag is a painting of a real painting of the American Flag created by Jasper Johns.
  50. Who created Empress of the Blues? What does it look like?
    The Empress of the Blues is a painting of a woman in a yellow skirt dancing to a jazz band that is behind her. This painting is by Romare Bearden.
  51. Who created Two-Tone?
    Susan Rothenberg. It is a life size pictures of a horse one half is lightly shaded and the other half is dark.
  52. Who created Cubi XIX?
    David Smith created the sculpture of several cubes stacked on eachother. It is modern.
  53. Who created Big Red?
    Alexander Calder. It is bent and twisted wire and attached shapes.
  54. What is the artwork Cinema?
    George Segal. It is a picture of a person in all white posting letters on a wall that says Cinema.
  55. What is 'Homless person'?
    Homeless person is a picture of a man sitting on a box that says 'will work for food'. It isa pictue of Duane Hanson.
  56. What is Guggenheim Museum?
    It is a piece of architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright. It sits in the middle of NewYork's fifth Avenue.
  57. What is 'The Bet' about and who wrote it?
    • Chekhov. The Bet is the story of two men, a banker and a lawyer who argue over whether life in prison or capital punishment is the worst punishment.To settle the bet, the lawyer agrees to go to prison for 15 years. If he can last, he will get 2 million rubles. During his time in prison, the lawyer learns to despise material goods and to leave prison 5 minutes before 15 years is up and not collect on the bet.
    • Ironically, the banker has decided to kill the lawyer because he cannot afford to pay the 2 million rubles.
  58. Describe 'A Doll's House' and what is is about?
    Written in 1879 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House is a three act play about a seemingly typical housewife who becomes disillusioned and dissatisfied with her condescending husband.
  59. What is Chopin 'The sotry of an Hour' about?
    This short story is about an hour in the life of the main character, Mrs. Millard. She is afflicted with a heart problem. Bad news has come about that her husband has died in a train accident. Her sister Josephine and Richard who is her husband's friend has to break the horrifying news to her as gently as possible. They both were concerned that the news might somehow put her in great danger with her health. Ironically, Mrs. Millard reacts to the news with excitement. Even though the news is heartbreaking she is finally free from the depressing life she was living. She keeps whispering "Free! Body and soul free!". She now is happy because she doesn't have to live for anyone but herself now. At the end of the story, Mr. Millard opens the door and is surprised by Josephine's cry. Mr. Millard didn't have a faintest idea about the accident. With a quick motion, Richard tried to block Mr. Millard's view of his wife but it was too late. The doctors said she died of a heart disease. The story ends with a short phrase "of joy that kills".
  60. Describe No Longer at Ease by Achebe.
    Obi Okonkwo is a young man, about twenty-six years old, who returns to Nigeria after studying in England at a university for four years. No Longer At Ease, begins with a trial against Obi that takes place a while after his return, and the novel then works its way backward to explain how Obi has come to be charged with accepting a bribe
  61. Describe the book Night by Wiesel.
    Eliezer Wiesel is a fourteen-year-old boy living in Sighet, Transylvania, at the start of World War II. He is very devout and wants to study Jewish mysticism. His father, who is a prominent leader of the Jewish community, thinks that he is too young. Nevertheless, Eliezer starts studying the cabbala with Moché the Beadle, a poor and humble man who works in the Hasidic temple. Moché teaches him that he must seek to ask God the right questions even though we will never understand the answers he gives us.

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2010-04-28 20:11:52

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