Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

David Bayles
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 105 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The authors are clear to make the distinction between ___________ and acceptance, in this part of the book.
(a) Approval.
(b) Criticism.
(c) Honor.
(d) Worthiness.

2. "Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, ____________ difficult," Hippocrates.
(a) Judgment.
(b) Truth.
(c) Art.
(d) Painting.

3. The authors will also point out that art making is not based merely on ____________, nor does that quality need to be innate.
(a) Family.
(b) Quantity.
(c) Education.
(d) Talent.

4. When an artist spends too much time looking for perfection, they can end up wasting _____________ on a piece which only improves slightly.
(a) Sleep.
(b) Time.
(c) Passion.
(d) School.

5. ____________ is rarely the answer when it comes to producing art, according to the authors.
(a) Movement.
(b) Drive.
(c) Control.
(d) Talent.

6. In truth, the authors state, there is generally no good reason why others should ___________ about most of any one artist's work.
(a) See.
(b) Enjoy.
(c) Laugh.
(d) Care.

7. Whether or not critics should create __________ for an artist, they still do, according to the authors.
(a) Problems.
(b) Anger.
(c) Movement.
(d) Distrust.

8. Doing something that is known to be acceptable, according to the authors, is something which takes no ___________.
(a) Power.
(b) Risk.
(c) Courage.
(d) Time.

9. Artists will often obsess about getting the right ___________ for their work, though there are limits to these.
(a) Materials.
(b) Lights.
(c) Muses.
(d) Moods.

10. What group of artists will often leave their training without any support network or form of community to help them?
(a) Children.
(b) Students.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Families.

11. Many things will matter to the creation of art, but they will not aid in the day to day ___________ of art.
(a) Usefulness.
(b) Creation.
(c) Appreciation.
(d) Instruction.

12. Who will begin to ask how art should be done, according to the authors of the book?
(a) The artist.
(b) The author.
(c) No one.
(d) The teachers.

13. Young artists must learn to accept their __________, rather than becoming paralyzed by them.
(a) Mistakes.
(b) Truth.
(c) Fears.
(d) Criticism.

14. What is NOT one of the things the authors feel will matter when it comes to the production of art in the world?
(a) Luck.
(b) Color.
(c) Fate.
(d) Tragedy.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Many artists are afraid they are ___________, or pretenders of doing art, when it comes to their work.

2. The authors believe that artists should set expectations for ___________ in their work, as opposed to aiming for perfection.

3. _____________ can cause fears, according to the authors, and many artists hold themselves up unrealistically as a result.

4. Artists will often look for __________, which will affirm one's humanity, according to the authors.

5. Quitting is distinct from __________, according to the authors of this book when writing in this section.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 438 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking Lesson Plans
Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook