艺术史 TPO42-L1 Greek And Roman Statues

TPO42-L1

Greek And Roman Statues

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

 



  1. What is the main purpose of the lecture?
  • A. To explain why a particular statue of a Roman emperor is so famous
  • B. To discuss how classical Greek and Roman statues looked in ancient times
  • C. To describe the types of pigments Greek and Roman artists applied to statues
  • D. To explain a shift from monochrome to polychrome statues in ancient times

 

  1. Why does the professor mention statues created by Renaissance artists in fifteenth-century Europe?
  • A. To emphasize the importance of color in Renaissance works of art
  • B. To help explain the method used to determine the age of a statue
  • C. To point out the origin of the belief that ancient marble statues were monochrome
  • D. To point out that Renaissance artists used other materials besides marble to create statues

 

  1. According to the professor, what are two reasons that ancient statues may no longer have any visible traces of paint?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. The paint was eroded away.
  • B. The marble absorbed the paint over time.
  • C. Museum curators intentionally removed the paint.
  • D. The paint was accidentally removed during cleaning.

 

  1. What is the professor’s opinion about ancient statues that were once painted?
  • A. They should be judged by their form rather than their color.
  • B. They should be interpreted with the artists’ intentions in mind.
  • C. They should be fully restored to their original colors.
  • D. They probably represent only a small minority of classical statues.

 

  1. According to the professor, what is significant about the paint on the statue of Augustus?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. It helped protect the statue from erosion.
  • B. The different colors were made from valuable pigments.
  • C. The color of the armor indicated the youth of Augustus.
  • D. The color of the cloak symbolized authority.

 

  1. What does the professor imply that art historians should do?
  • A. Try to preserve deteriorating ancient pigments with an organic surface treatment.
  • B. Educate the public about the damage caused by cleaning works of art.
  • C. Study the remaining traces of pigments on as many ancient sculptures as possible.
  • D. Try to re-create the mineral-based paints that were used in ancient times.


答案:
B C AD B BD C

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