Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, Fears About Yourself.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Many artists are afraid they are ___________, or pretenders of doing art, when it comes to their work.
(a) Children.
(b) Poseurs.
(c) Infants.
(d) Students.

2. To be an artist in one's life, this person must always ___________ again, even when they don't want to.
(a) Cry.
(b) Start.
(c) Quit.
(d) Produce.

3. Most of the remaining decisions about an artistic piece are fixed once the first few ___________ decisions are made.
(a) Direction.
(b) Important.
(c) Truthful.
(d) Creative.

4. Many fears come from a sense of __________ in the great artists of the times, as if their talent appeared from nowhere.
(a) Spontaneity.
(b) Magic.
(c) Spirit.
(d) Power.

5. Young artists, especially, can become ____________ about their work, which can lead them to over think their work.
(a) Selfish.
(b) Educated.
(c) Self conscious.
(d) Snotty.

Short Answer Questions

1. "Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, ____________ difficult," Hippocrates.

2. When a __________ where a piece of art was to be displayed is canceled, the artist must continue to complete the work anyway.

3. Art making does require a special _____________, but no one knows what this is so the authors say to stop worrying about it.

4. Many artists will worry they are _____________ their art, according to the authors of this section of the book.

5. All artists have ____________ and when they beat these things, that's when they will become better artists.

(see the answer key)

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