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The word art encompasses many meanings, including process. Which of the following is considered an artistic process?
sculpting
Marc Chagall's self-portrait I and the Village can best be described as a depiction of ____.
fantasy
An anti-commercial movement begun in the 1960s in which works of art are conceived and executed in the mind of the artist is known as ____.
Conceptual art
Robert Barry wrote:
All of the things I know
But of which I am not
At the moment thinking --
1:36PM; June 15, 1969

This is an example of a(n) ____
wordwork
The 19th-century painter Jean-François Millet wrote, "I try not to have things look as if chance had brought them together, but as if they had a necessary bond between them." Here, the artist is expressing his quest for ____ in his art works.
harmony
Henri Matisse and Romare Bearden both utilize ____ to create order and harmony in their versions of the Piano Lesson.
color and shape repetition
In his famous 1907 photograph, Alfred Stieglitz captures the juxtaposition of the upper and lower classes on board the Kaiser Wilhelm II ship. This photograph is titled ____.
The Steerage
African-American artist Faith Ringgold records the story of her life and dreams on a Harlem rooftop. Her painted memories are depicted within the framework of a(n) ____.
patchwork quilt
In Nighthawks, Edward Hopper's desolate scene of late night diners in a city café, the scene seems to be set in the period of the ____.
1940s
Zaha Hadid's Sheikh Zayed Bridge, connecting Abu Dhabi to the mainland, was heavily influenced by Arabic calligraphy and arches that mimic Middle Eastern ____.
sand dunes
Picasso protested the horror and brutality of the Spanish civil war in his 1937 masterpiece painting known as ____.
Guernica
Examining a work of art in its historical, social, and political ____ enables you to better understand it.
context
In Betye Saar's The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, the artist is protesting the use of Aunt Jemima as a(n) ____.
stereotype
Marcel Duchamp's Fountain is a readymade, produced from an upside-down ____.
urinal
Images painted directly on a wall or intended to cover a wall completely, such as José Clemente Orozco's Epic of American Civilization: Hispano-American, are known as ____.
murals
Judy Chicago's triangular installation called The Dinner Party was constructed to honor and immortalize ____.
history's notable women
The use of space and atmosphere in Max Beckmann's The Dream could be best described as ____.
claustrophobic and compressed
In Laurie Simmons' photograph Red Library #2, the perfect room and robot-like woman are meant to symbolize ____.
the dangers of too much order
What civilization was obsessed with its idea of beauty, and developed mathematical formulas for sculpting the human body so it would achieve ideal perfection?
Classical Greeks
The 16th-century artist Leonardo da Vinci produced what is perhaps the most famous painting in the history of Western art. This painting is known as ____.
Mona Lisa
Glass sculptor Dale Chihuly's Fioridi Como is a 70-foot-long ceiling piece located in ____.
the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is best known for her extremely realistic and often anguished ____.
self-portraits
In Four Marilyns, Pop artist Andy Warhol participated in the cultural ____ of the film star and icon Marilyn Monroe.
immortalization
Until modern times, art works have been primarily devoted to ____ themes.
religious
Located in Istanbul, Turkey, the ____ was built as a Christian church in 532-537 CE but was converted to an Islamic mosque in 1453 and now serves as a museum. Its ____ is especially wondrous, appearing to float on light streaming through its row of windows.
Hagia Sophia; dome