Anthropologists Maintain That There Is More to Art Than an Attempt
Anthropologists maintain that there is more to art than an attempt to express oneself. What other feature is characteristic of art?
A) It holds cultural meaning.
B) It marks the social status of the maker.
C) It is expensive to own and display.
D) It shows mastery of a skill.
Which of the following is a common cultural idea about art in our own society?
A) Anything useful is not art.
B) Art has monetary value.
C) Only trained individuals can be artists.
D) Men are more talented artists than women.
Which of the following is found by anthropologists to be a common reason for body decoration?
A) marker of social position
B) economic gain
C) to remember important items
Some psychological anthropologists suggest that art __________.
A) expresses the typical feelings, anxieties, and experiences of people in a culture
B) like economy, is tied to the possibilities and constraints in a particular environment
C) is a process of translating dreams into material forms that can be manipulated
D) is just for decoration and not related to other psychological processes