Diptych Quiz 20-21
Answer the following questions based on the "Regarding Diptychs" article written by Eric Dean Wilson...
Select your class period
3rd period ADVANCED
What was the name of the diptych, created by Sarah Charlesworth, that captivated the author of this article? (Mentioned in the opening paragraph)
Oedipus and the Sphinx
The Fig leaf
What is a diptych? (part 1, paragraph below image of consular diptych)
Two identical pictures mirroring each other to create one image.
A dichromatic image divided into two panels of equal size, joined together by some device, usually a hinge.
Three connected panels that provide a narrative for the viewer.
Who created the first diptychs? (1st paragraph, below image of consular diptych)
What was the function of original diptych? (part 1, graph below image of consular diptych)
A ceremonial notebook used to track and record scientist's collected data.
A ceremonial notebook used to track and record and track consular appointments by year.
A ceremonial notebook used to track and record consetllations.
What "drives" a diptych? (2nd paragraph below the Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych)
The rule of thirds
Symmetry and alignment of the panels.
A traditional ___________________ has a central panel that is twice as wide as the side panels, which close like shutters. (3rd paragraph below the Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych)
Which describes a similarity shared by diptychs and the triptychs? (3rd paragraph below the Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych)
The narrative in both artforms is complete.
They both have a similar, parallel history.
They both have a beginning, middle and end.
What are the other characteristic of a TRIPTYCH? (3rd paragraph below the Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych)
In the traditional triptych, what matters most is the “light”—the glinting gold and silver scene—from the central window.
The shutters are entirely dependent upon the middle window.
The central panel holds the most weight.
All answers above are correct
(Part II -paragraph 3) What is the major difference between the visual and the narrative diptych?
The shadow of reconciliation.
The narrative diptych presents an inevitable order.
The visual narrative presents an inevitable order.
Many contemporary visual artists have harnessed this power of the diptych. What was the name of the artist who created the "Marilyn Diptych" in 1962?
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