艺术史 TPO37-L3 Vasari&’s Biographies Of Famous Artists

TPO37-L3

Vasari’s Biographies Of Famous Artists

Listen to part of a lecture in an art history class.


 

  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. Vasari’s efforts to prove a theory about the Mona Lisa.
  • B. Vasari’s friendships with da Vinci and Michelangelo.
  • C. Experiences that shaped Vasari’s approach to art history.
  • D. The influence of Vasari’s book in the field of art history.

 

  1. What is the professor’s attitude toward the mystery associated with the Mona Lisa?
  • A. He is confident that most of the important questions about the painting will eventually be answered.
  • B. He is displeased that so little is known about the painting.
  • C. He thinks that certain theories about the painting are probably accurate.
  • D. He thinks the mystery has made the painting more famous than it deserves to be.

 

  1. According to the professor, what was Vasari the first European writer to do?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. Take a biographical approach to art history.
  • B. Express negative opinions about popular artists.
  • C. Classify works of art in a systematic way.
  • D. Ask famous artists to comment on their own work.

 

  1. How did Vasari treat Michelangelo’s work in Lives of the most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and architects?
  • A. He considered Michelangelo’s work second only to that of da Vinci.
  • B. He questioned whether Michelangelo had in fact painted all the paintings attributed to him.
  • C. He intentionally excluded any mention of Michelangelo’s earliest works.
  • D. He used Michelangelo’s work as a standard for judging the work of other artists.

 

  1. What feature of Vasari’s discussions of artists does the professor find most interesting?
  • A. The descriptions of towns where artists were born.
  • B. The information about artists work experience.
  • C. The details about artists personal lives.
  • D. The grouping of artists into specific movements.

 

  1. Why does the professor mention da Vinci’s death?
  • A. To point out an emotional difficulty that Vasari experienced when writing his book.
  • B. To explain why many scholars today find Vasari’s book outdated.
  • C. To provide an example of an inaccurate story in Vasari’s book.
  • D. To provide an example of a relationship between a famous artist and a wealthy patron.


答案:
D B AC D C C

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