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Art Quiz 3
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World War 1 dates
July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918
The first phase of Cubism, developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, where the artists analyzed form from every possible vantage point to combine the various views into one whole
A later phase of Cubism, in which paintings and drawings were constructed from objects and shapes cut from paper or other materials to represent parts of a subject, in order to engage the viewer with pictorial issues, such as figuration, realism, and abstraction.
a Spanish artist, founder of Cubism, which focused on geometric shapes and overlapping planes
20th century artist that collaborated with Picasso on their experimental artistic style (cubism). Up until Braque's unfortunate wounding in WWI, the Picasso and his friend continued to influence each other greatly, influenced the world greatly with a unique brand of artistic expression that exercises the minds of the modern world
the most important Italian avant-garde art movement of the 20th century, celebrated advanced technology and urban modernity, Committed to the new, its members wished to destroy older forms of culture and to demonstrate the beauty of modern life
Italian painter; adopted the Futurism style, creating a pictorial depiction of light, movement and speed. He was signatory to the Futurist Manifesto in 1910 and began designing and painting Futurist furniture and also created Futurist "antineutral" clothing, "Boccioni's Fist"
Italian poet and editor, the founder of the Futurist movement
Italian painter and sculptor. Like other Futurists, his work centered on the portrayal of movement (dynamism), speed, and technology. Ex: "Visioni simultanee" (1912) and "The Street Enters the House" (1911)
A French term meaning "wild beast" and descriptive of an artistic style characterized by the use of bright and intense expressionistic color schemes.
Henri Matisse's Blue Nude (Souvenir de Biskra), which may be classified as Fauvist, was controversial
Fauvism, The Blue Nude
The Blue Rider
This Kandinsky painting of a man on horseback galloping across a green hill
Painted by Kirchner
A perceptual experience in which stimulation of one sense produces additional unusual experiences in another sense
A set of teachings about God and the world based on mystical insight, especially teachings founded on a blend of Buddhist and Hindu beliefs.
Ernest Ludwig Kirchner
German expressionist painter and printmaker and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke or "The Bridge", a key group leading to the foundation of Expressionism in 20th-century art.
an influential Russian painter and art theorist. He is credited with painting one of the first purely abstract works.
German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of Weimar society and the brutality of war, went to the war in order to see what it was like through the eyes of a soldier and later showed the bad conditions in his art
Paula Modersohn- Becker
a German painter and one of the most important representatives of early expressionism. In a brief career, cut short by an embolism at the age of 31, she created a number of groundbreaking images of great intensity
The Degenerate Art Exhibition
an art exhibition organized by Adolf Ziegler and the NSDAP in Munich from 19 July to 30 November 1937. The exhibition presented 650 works of art, confiscated from German museums, and was staged in counterpoint to the concurrent Great German Art Exhibition.
French, naturalized American painter, sculptor, chess player, and writer whose work is associated with Dadaism and conceptual art, although careful about his use of the term Dada and direct association with Dada groups
First used in relation to Dada works, it is a term that is applied to a 'found object' that is then transformed into a work of art
An early 20th century artistic movement that attacked traditional cultural styles and stressed the absence of purpose in life
A Harlem Renaissance painter whose work celebrates African American versatility and adaptability, depicting people in a variety of settings.
An American art movement of the 1920s and 1930s. The Precisionists concentrated on portraying man-made environments in a clear and concise manner to express the beauty of perfect and precise machine forms.
Best known for The Steerage, a work showing immigrants returning to Europe in the second-class lower decks of a luxury liner
a 20th century American painter best known for her flower canvases and southwestern landscapes.
a school or art and architecture in Germany from 1919 to 1933, whose influence was noticed across the 20th century. It was believed artists could enhance society by bringing the principles of good design to industrial mass production.
a nightclub founded by Hugo Ball and his wife, a night singer; a bohemian place for anti-war; where Hugo Ball did his sound poems; pivotal point for art movement, Dada
German author, poet and one of the leading Dada artists
a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings of Berlin life in the 1920s
Berlin Dadaist, He was a pioneer in the use of art as a political weapon. Some of his photomontages were anti-Nazi and anti-fascist statements.
[1889-1978] was a German Dada artist. She is best known for her work of the Weimar period, when she was one of the originators of photomontage.
a belief in the value of what is simple and unsophisticated, expressed as a philosophy of life or through art or literature.
The Harlem Renaissance
An African-American cultural movement of the 1920-30s, centered in Harlem that celebrated black traditions, the black voice, and the black ways of life.
how would you define conceptual art?
Yinka Shonibare works in many media but often creates installations with figures dressed in textiles. Where do those textiles come from and where are they most popular?
Marcel Duchamp's readymades, the painting techniques of Jackson Pollock, and the rebellious performances of Dada artists
Which is most likely true of an untitled painting if you can recognize its subject?
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