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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Robert Irwin has maintained a unique approach throughout his career. "He is an artist who got hooked on his own curiosity and decided to _____________" (p. 203).
(a) Control it.
(b) Live it.
(c) Study it.
(d) Understand it.
2. ___________ years after the Whitney opening, Irwin is busy with multiple proposals for projects for cities and universities.
3. This concept is supported by what?
(a) A nearby display of small, playful trinkets.
(b) A nearby display of small, simply-made items.
(c) A nearby display of aerial shots of New York City.
(d) A nearby display of aerial shots of the desert.
4. From where is this fabric hung?
(a) The window.
(b) The art work.
(c) The doorway.
(d) The ceiling.
5. He uses vast lighting to feature a project in Berkeley and is disappointed when?
(a) The space itself receives more attention than the lighting.
(b) The lighting itself receives more attention than the color.
(c) The color itself receives more attention than the other elements.
(d) The lighting itself receives more attention than the space.
6. It is in ___________________ that the two disciplines, art and science, have grown separately.
(a) Lithographic times.
(b) Prehistoric times.
(c) Modern times.
(d) Ancient times.
7. Irwin focuses on a completely white room save for what on all the walls?
(a) A stark black baseboard.
(b) Pictures of himself.
(d) A red streak through the middle.
8. This is a semi-transparent material used in Holland and other locales for window dressing.
9. What is the focal point of each project to Irwin?
(a) The space.
(b) The elements.
(c) The principles.
(d) The light.
10. How do critics and viewers find the disc displays?
(a) Looming and menacing.
(b) Ravishingly beautiful.
(c) Strange and unusual.
(d) Boring and devoid of energy.
11. Critics do not understand the display, referring to it as what?
(c) A waste of space.
(d) A stunt or a nihilistic gesture.
12. What appeals to Irwin regarding these thinkers?
(a) The commitment made by them and the scale of their ambitions.
(b) The inroads made by them in this field.
(c) Their level of intelligence and understanding.
(d) The amount of education they have all received.
13. In recent works, Irwin has abandoned his principal mode of pursuit. What is this pursuit?
(a) The discipline of sequential deduction.
(b) The discipline of sequential reduction.
(c) The discipline of random reduction.
(d) The discipline of random deduction.
14. Irwin is drawn to what?
(a) The desert.
(b) The ocean.
(c) New York.
(d) Los Angeles.
15. Irwin feels so self-indulgent in his own work that ___________________ as a means in which he can serve society as a whole.
(a) He only teaches.
(b) He only talks about art.
(c) He offers his services cost free.
(d) He gives his art away to the poor.
Short Answer Questions
1. At a 1971 display at UCLA's museum, Irwin redoes a utility stairway with what?
2. Do many viewers "get it?"
3. What is the philosophy of human experience stemming in large part from the work of Edmund Husserl and his followers, with Jean Paul Sartre?
4. Researchers in science like Wortz and researchers in art like Irwin have more in common with each other than they do with the technicians in their own fields. Irwin dubs this relationship __________________. T
5. Irwin, through his journey of self-discovery, has learned to do what?
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