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1
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In Degas’ The Rehearsal, the seemingly arbitrary cropping of figures suggests the influence of _________________.

A

Photography

2
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Georges Seurat differed from the Impressionist painters in which of the following ways?

A

His disciplined and methodical application of contemporary color theory in his work

3
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Which of the following architects conceived the building as a whole and molded it almost like a malleable substance?

A

Antonio Gaudi

4
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Which of the following artists is categorized as a Symbolist?

A

Gustave Moreau

5
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Which of the following artists was most interested in capturing the fleeting effects of time of day and weather in his work?

A

Claude Monet

6
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William Morris’s reaction against the mass production of furniture and other functional objects was rooted in his _______________________.

A

socialist concerns for industrial workers

7
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Van Gogh’s insistence on his emotional state over fidelity to nature contributed to the development of which subsequent movement in modern art?

A

expressionism?

8
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In order to emphasize the abstract nature of his paintings Whistler often chose titles that were more commonly used in ____________________.

A

music

9
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Which of the following was NOT part of the Impressionist’s working method?

A

grinding and mixing his own paint

10
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Mary Cassatt’s work shows the influence of ______________________.

A

Japanese prints

11
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Which influential architect is famous for the saying, “Form follows function”?

A

Louis Sullivan

12
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Who said: “I want to make of Impressionism something solid and lasting, like the art in the museums”?

A

Cezanne

13
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Which of these works is painted in a Fauvist style?

A

Derain’s the Dance

14
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Which of these groups advocated the use of automatism in the making of art?

A

The Surrealists

15
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What was the Bauhaus?

A

German school of architecture, led by Gropius, which emphasized the unity of art, architecture and design

16
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Who developed Cubism together in 1908?

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Picasso and Braque

17
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Which of these works first and most aggressively caused artists to question the very nature of art?

A

Duchamp’s Fountain

18
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Picasso used what approach to great effect in his Guernica?

A

traditional symbols in a faux collage style

19
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What was the name of the landmark event that greatly influenced young American artists in the early 20th century?

A

The Armory Show

20
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Which of the following artists created large-scale, kinetic sculptures?

A

Alexander Calder

21
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Which of the following artists created a modern American style, combining elements of Synthetic Cubism with his perception of fast-paced American culture?

A

Stuart Davis

22
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Which of the following works demonstrates the Futurists’ interest in motion?

A

Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash

23
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Which of the following artists did not depict themes of war?

A

Matisse

24
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A non-objective work refers to work that ____________________________.

A

has no reference to the external appearance of the physical world

25
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Which of the following statements is not true?

A

Surrealists ignored the ideas of psychoanalysis put forth by Jung and Freud

26
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Who photographed the rural poor displaced by the Great Depression in the 1930s?

A

Dorothea Lange

27
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Which of the Blaue Reiter artist found animals superior in beauty, strength and innocence?

A

Franz Marc

28
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The work of which of the following artists is regarded as deeply autobiographical because of her series of unflinching self-portraits?

A

Frida Kahlo

29
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Which of the following best describes the focus of Performance Art?

A

it does not have permanent objects.

30
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A good example of Deconstructivist architecture is:

A

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

31
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How was Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc received by the public?

A

with intense outrage

32
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work, Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, is an example of ____________________.

A

Site-specific sculpture

33
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__________________ made a series of objects combining painting and sculpture called combines.

A

Robert Rauschenberg

34
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The terms gestural abstraction and Action painting are most appropriately applied to the work of ____________________________.

A

Jackson Pollock

35
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When did the center of the Western art world shift from Paris to New York?

A

in the 1950s