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In The Night Café, the artist has shown us a benign scene yet the scene has a sense of charged energy and oppressive atmosphere. How did the artist communicate this?
Through us of vivid hues whose juxtaposition augmented their intensity
Antonio Gaudi longed to create an architectural style that was both modern and appropriate for his native country of Spain. How does Casa Milá represent his ability to conceive a building as a whole and mold it almost as a sculptor would create a figure from clay?
It is a free-form mass wrapped around a street corner.
In Klimt's The Kiss, the artist has captured the flamboyance and decadence of the period. How was this painting a visual manifestation of the fin de siècle?
It captured a decadence conveyed by opulent and sensuous image.
Which of the following influenced Degas in his technique of using spatial projections and off-center empty space to create illusion and direct the viewer's attention into the picture?
18th century Japanese woodblock prints
One aspect of Rodin's work that ties him to Impressionism is ____.
His concern for light on sculpted surfaces
Which of the following ideas did Vincent van Gogh attempt to communicate in his Starry Night?
vastness of the universe
Which of the following artists was most concerned with painting realistic scenes of poor and oppressed peoples?
Monet's Rouen Cathedral is a series that observed the same viewpoint during which of the following?
different times of the day
Extreme subjectivity and the need to see through reality to a deeper reality was most typical of which of the following styles?
Which of the following artists is categorized as a Symbolist?
Which of the following artists presented a sumptuous and sensual image in the Apparition?
Who was a denizen of the night world of Paris, consorting with the tawdry population of entertainers, prostitutes and other social outcasts?
Who said: "I want to make of Impressionism something solid and lasting like the art in the museums"?
Georges Seurat differed from the Impressionist painters in which of the following ways?
His disciplined and painstaking application of the color theories of men like Delacroix, Helmholtz, and Chevreul.
Which of the following artists created large-scale, kinetic sculptures?
Which of the following artists developed the theory of neoplasticism or the new pure plastic art?
Which of the following works of art was melted down for ammunition by the Nazis in 1937?
Which of the following artists created a modern American art style combining Synthetic Cubism with jazz tempos and his perception of the fast-paced American culture?
Which of the following describes the focus of the Ashcan School?
It focused on the bleak and seedy aspects of city life.
What message is portrayed in Edward Hopper's Nighthawks?
the pervasive loneliness of modern humans
Thomas Hart Benton, a Regionalist artist, focused his attention on which of the following subjects?
the social history of Missouri
Which of the following works demonstrates the Futurists' interest in motion?
Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash
Which of the following artists was a Berlin Dadaist?
Who is the artist who created a work of art that can be described as "a wickedly funny gift"?
Her work is often described as autobiographical because of her unflinching self-portrait portrayals. She gives the viewer a personal glimpse into herself and suffering. Which of the following artists does this describe?
Which of the Blaue Reiter artists found animals superior to humans as the subject for his art?
A nonobjective work refers to work that ____.
has no reference to the external appearance of the physical world
Which phrase best expresses the sculptural style of Boccioni?
Who said: "...we rejected imitative colors, and that with pure colors we obtained stronger reactions..."?
Which artist, even though he was older than the Die Brücke artists, was invited to join them because he was pursuing similar ideas in his work?
The work of Ernst Kirchner shows ____.
subjects drawn from the industrialized urban bourgeoisie
A painting that was done in reaction to World War I was ____.
Max Beckmann's Night
Which of the following statements about Dada is true?
Dada had no fixed ideas
In 1913, the groundbreaking ____ was held in New York City and dominated by avant-garde European artists who would heavily influence subsequent American art. The most scandalous work at the exhibition was Marcel Duchamp's ____, which was dismissed as a "pile of kindling wood."
Armory Show; Nude Descending a Staircase #2
Who photographed the rural poor displaced by the Great Depression in the 1930s?
The goal of Dalí's "paranoiac-critical" method was to ____.
create images of inner reality and irrationality as concrete as the world of physical reality
Performance Art can be described as movements, gestures and sounds of persons communicating. Which of the following describes the focus of Performance Art?
It replaces physical objects.
Which of the following earlier art styles formed the characterizing spirit of Performance Art?
Which of the following artists is best known for his large-scale portraits?
Which of the following painters illustrates Clement Greenberg's insistence "on purity in art"?
Color field painting emphasized painting's basic properties. Color field painters poured diluted paint onto unprimed canvas. Which of the following artists was a color field painter?
What was the main focus of the work of the postwar New York School?
the act of painting itself
The terms gestural abstraction and Action Painting are most appropriately applied to the work of ____.
The New York artist whose paintings became compositionally simple and focused on color was ____.
Which of the following describes the work of Jackson Pollock.
significant departure from conventional painting
Andy Warhol reflected _______________ by remaining passive in his art of popular art, like the millions of Americans who remain passive in front of their television sets.
John Cage encouraged his students to link their art to which of the following?
Cindy Sherman works in which medium representing the "male gaze"?
Chris Ofili explores traditional themes and approaches with cross-cultural eyes. Which of the following describes his work?
It is expressionistic in nature.
Barbara Kruger's work takes on the slick design of contemporary advertising. Which of the following is her principal aim?
To expose the deceptiveness of media messages
The work of ____ deals with the issue of who "controls the body".
The incinerated appearance of Anslem Kierfer's Nigredo recalls ____.
Jenny Holzer's installation at the Guggenheim museum consisted of ____.
a large continuous LED display spiraling the interior ramp
In his use of bright, single-color figures outlined in black, Keith Haring took inspiration from ____.
Jeff Koons' work is often received negatively by some art critics because it
appropriates kitsch objects that are mass produced or appeals to a low-class taste
Matthew Barney, considered by Stephen Holden of the NY Times to be "the most important artist of his generation," is best known for his Cremaster series of ____.
Kara Walker's ____ have captured the attention of the art world and given voice to her comments on the brutal history of race relations in America.
life-size paper cutouts
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