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Gilbert's Living with Art, 6/e
Mark Getlein

Two-Dimensional Media
Prints

Multiple Choice

Please answer all questions



1

Except in the case of ___________, identical multiple impressions are printed to create editions in printmaking.
A)screenprints
B)intaglio prints
C)monoprints
D)relief prints
E)planographic prints
2

In printmaking, where multiple images are made from the same original design, each individual print is called:
A)a burin.
B)a burr.
C)an impression.
D)an edition.
E)an etching.
3

If a print is numbered 4/100, what information can be deciphered?
A)There are 99 other prints in the edition.
B)It is one of 4 in a series of similar pictures.
C)It was enlarged by 4% from the original size.
D)Four colors, including black, were used in the printing process.
E)There are 96 other prints in the edition.
4

The printing technique invented by a German playwright in search of an inexpensive means of publishing his plays is:
A)wood engraving.
B)serigraphy.
C)stone relief.
D)aquatint.
E)lithography.
5

Which is NOT one of the four basic printmaking processes?:
A)screenprinting
B)relief
C)gouache
D)lithography
E)intaglio
6

The earliest known printed book contains the earliest surviving woodcut image. The book was made in the 9th century CE in:
A)Germany.
B)Spain.
C)China.
D)Egypt.
E)none of the above
7

Although wood is the material most commonly associated with relief printing, Inuit artists carve on __________ to create relief prints such as Man Carried to the Moon by the artist Mungituk.
A)stone
B)whale bone
C)seal skin
D)ice
E)human skulls
8

Printing impressions on top of one another from separate blocks in order to achieve full-color woodcut prints requires careful alignment of the paper, known as:
A)registration.
B)intaglio.
C)monoprinting.
D)serigraphy.
E)multiples.
9

Which printmaking process did Käthe Kollwitz use to make Death and the Mother?
A)screenprinting
B)intaglio
C)relief
D)lithography
E)serigraphy
10

What are the two main differences between prints and most other forms of art?
A)Prints are always machine-made and relatively inexpensive.
B)Prints are copies of works of art and don't involve artists in the production process.
C)Prints have very little resale value and are a poor investment for collectors.
D)Prints are made using an indirect process and this process results in multiples of the same image.
E)none of the above
11

Pablo Picasso's Portrait of a Young Girl, after Cranach the Younger, II is:
A)modeled after a painting by a 19th century artist.
B)a linocut.
C)printed from a single block.
D)a print from a very large edition.
E)all of the above
12

One of the main differences between the intaglio and the relief printing processes is that with intaglio the ink __________ the surface of the printing plate
A)lies above
B)lies below
C)lies even with
D)is forced through
E)none of the above
13

Although criteria for controlling the procedures of printmaking now exist, there were no strict guidelines until:
A)the Renaissance.
B)the 19th century.
C)the 1950s.
D)about a decade ago.
E)Strict guidelines do not exist, even to this day.
14

Which of the following is NOT one of the techniques of intaglio printing?
A)mezzotint
B)etching
C)linocut
D)engraving
E)aquatint
15

A good example of the use of aquatint in creating areas of unmodulated, translucent color is the print:
A)Garkman by Lin Onus.
B)Hasta La Muerte by Francisco de Goya.
C)The Great Wave by Katsushika Hokusai.
D)Woman Bathing by Mary Cassatt.
E)Moonrise by Arthur Wesley Dow
16

Which of the following printing techniques is especially capable of producing subtle shades of gray?
A)mezzotint
B)engraving
C)linocut
D)drypoint
E)all of the above
17

In printmaking, a plate or block will be cancelled so that:
A)a new image may be printed from it.
B)no more prints can be made from it.
C)the artist may rework his or her ideas anew.
D)the printmaker can properly register the prints.
E)ink can be applied to it for printing.
18

Serigraphy means, literally,:
A)"screenprinting"
B)"silk writing"
C)"stencil work"
D)"squeegee"
E)"sketching"
19

Which artist, known in part for his work in printmaking, promotes "international friendship, understanding, and peace" through the organization called ROCI?
A)Frank Stella
B)Robert Rauschenberg
C)Victor Burgin
D)Markus Raetz
E)Enrique Chagoya
20

The relief printing process is used in all of the following examples EXCEPT:
A)wood engravings
B)woodcuts
C)rubber stamps
D)drypoints
E)linocuts