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Whereas neoclassisicists emphasized symmetry, line, and sober colors, romantics sought all of the following EXCEPT
The works of the Polish composer, Chopin, include compositions focusing on the technical ability of performers. These are called
the middle class, the working class and racial minorities
In his painting Liberty Leading the People, Delacroix showed by their clothing who he considered the heroes of the revolutionary action in France, namely,
In an effort to capture the experience as accurately as possible, Gericault prepared for his painting, The Raft of the Medusa, by
a short, repeating musical theme
A leitmotif is a __________________________________________________
Which type of art feature flat, unmodulated colors, undulating lines, asymmetrical compositions, and daring use of negative space?
The French artist who became entranced with unspoiled nature, especially as it existed in Tahiti, was
Discoveries in the physics of _________ profoundly influenced the late nineteenth-century cultural community.
The Dutch postimpressionist who expressed his reaction to a subject rather than to its physical appearance was
Who is the German philosopher who rejected organized religion, attacked Christianity and other institutionalized religions that contributed to the formation of "slave morality"?
Debussy's Prelude to "The Afternoon of the Faun" is a musical interpretation of a poem written by
The "father of modern painting," who was more concerned with the composition and technique of a painting than its content, was __________.
Pleasure is more desirable than essence
What is the prevailing artistic theme that influenced French art in the last quarter of the nineteenth century?
Which artist preferred to portray indoor domestic scenes and interactions between mothers and children?
Paris boulevards at various times of the year and during different lighting is a favorite subject in the art by ___________________________
heroic subject matter
Late nineteenth-century painters looked to Japanese woodblock prints for all the following EXCEPT
This French philosopher of the late nineteenth century argued that all reality is constantly in the process of evolving and can only be understood intuitively.
To increase luminosity in his painting "Impression: Sunrise," Monet coated his canvas with egg yolk.
Le Moulin de la Galette
In which urban setting did Renoir depict the idle pleasures of dancers and diners?
The artist most closely associated with the colorist style known as pointillism is __________.
The afternoon of a faun
The following excerpt is from which of the following literary works?
I would immortalize these nymphs: so bright
Their sunlit coloring, so airy light,
It floats like drowing down. Love I a dream?
Which artistic style originated in Belgium and is an ornamental style influenced by the English Arts and Crafts movement and by art of the Middle Ages?
The American impressionist whose work did much to popularize that artistic style in North America was
The American poet who exalted individualism in his lyric works by affirming that he took the road "less traveled" was
Frank Lloyd Wright
Which architect blended architecture with natural elements as well as low, cantilevered roofs, brick, rock and ?
In general, twentieth century music rejected all except which of the following elements?
Which of the following art movements demonstrated an intimate relationship between modern science and modern art?
Nonobjective art as practiced by Malevich, Kandinsky, and Mondrian eliminated __________ from art.
in studying subatomic particles, time, and space were relative
Einstein's theory of relativity asserted that
it depicted women with unpresedented brutality
The celebrated Les Demoiselles d'Avignon shocked observers because
"When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease—of joy that kills." This is an excerpt from the author
The French painter who scandalized the public by presenting traditional themes in unconventional ways is
tries to inject romance into her everyday life
In Flaubert's novel, Emma Bovary meets with disaster as she
Which of the following paintings featured a short, stocky prostitute wearing only a black ribbon and satin slippers?
What building material revolutionized architecture and led to the development of sky scrapers?
Who created lithographs that satirized technology, the pretentions of thenouveaux riches, politicians, and the French Salon.
The author of the Communist Manifesto argued that the "history of all existing society is the history of
her freedom to choose
In "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin, Mrs. Mallard discovers in her mourning what is "the strongest impulse of her being," namely,
John Staurt mill wrote that men do not simply want obedience from women (as men might demand for slaves) but a women's ____ as welll
Who is an African American painter who realistically portrayed simple, everyday events in genre paintings?
According to the Communist Manifesto, which social group will rebel because they are deprived of money, land, and power?
Which invention altered the way that artists portrayed nature in their art during the realistic era?
under the authority of first of first her father, then her husband
The "doll" whom Ibsen described in his play was Nora, who had been
Who is the most popular British novelist during the nineteenth century who described the conditions of the working class?
Gregor Samsa, in Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" awakens and discovers that he has been transformed into a
A poem produced in the shape of external objects, such as watches, neckties, and pigeons is a form of
Kirchner's art combined memories of his life in Russia and included folk motifs and superimposed images that float in space and defy the rules of gravity.
Stream of consciousness
The narrative style of A la Recherche du temps perdu, "The Metamorphosis,"
employs the literary device of
Kafka's novel,A la rechrche du temps perdu is a novel that explores psychology in space and time.
Who is the artist who featured biomorphic shapes derived from greatly enlarged flowers and bleached animal bones?
Freud asserted that sublimation is the positive modification and redirection of primal urges of the ego.
Which surrealistic artist portrayed organic signs and sacred signs including flowers, fish, and human figures in his art?
André Breton asserted in the "Surrealist Manifesto" that the artist should be liberated from ____________ and the demands of conventional society.
Irrational and antirational forces of the superego became the subject and inspiration of expressionism and surrealism.
A motif that is an example of "the child-god," "the hero," and "the wise old man," are examples of a(n)
Stream of consciousness is a narrative strategy that was frequently used in the literature of Proust, Kafka, and Joyce.
Diego Rivera's art depicted the plight of the Okies who fled to California during the Great Depression.
Dorothea Lange used _________________ to portray the plight of people caught in the throes of the Depression.
Stream of What type of art did Thomas Hart Benton popularize?is a narrative strategy that was frequently used in the literature of Proust, Kafka, and Joyce.
Thomas Heart Benton
Who is the artist who portrayed steel working, mining, farming, and other working-class activities in his art.
Who was the Irish poet who despaired that the world was falling apart, "the center cannot hold"?
Hitler's book Das Kapital outline his views of Jews, Marxists, bourgeois liberals, and "social deviates."
The poetry, novel, and art of Owens, Remarque, and Ernst reflected their experiences as soldiers in World War I.
Chemical warfare attack
"Dulce Et Decorum Est" and the excerpt from All Quiet on the Western Front describe a(n)
Who is the American composer whose music blended American folk melodies and simple melodies in his compositions?
The nihilistic phrase, Catch-22, was popularized by Kurt Vonnegut in his novel Slaughterhouse Five?
The artistic style that portrayed social problems in an objective manner was called social _____________
Who is the Russian novelist who described his Siberian experiences in One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich?
The writings of Karl Marx influenced Lenin to convert private property into property held in common by members of Russian society.
Which of the following philosophers believed that we can verify God's existence with a "leap of faith"?
Frank Lloyd Wright is the architect of _____________________. It's interior resembles the inside of a huge snail shell that is bathed with natural light.
Sartre's literature featured the choices that humans make between a divine guidance absolute values.
random nature and the absurd
In writing music for twelve radios and twenty-four performers, John Cage was questioning the relationships between
The Trans World Airlines Terminal at Kennedy Airport is a good example of the international style and cool rationalism.
The American artistic movement of the 1940s and 1950s that embodied the break with traditional, representational art was called
Rabindranath Tagore, an author from ____________ describes the existential responsibility for individual choice in his literature.
George Balanchine is a famous abstract expressionist artist who fused surrealism and existentialism in his nihilistic paintings that portrayed humans adrift in a dark world.
Who is the American abstract expressionist who featured urban landscapes devoid of meaningful relationships?
This artist walked around the canvas while working in order to literally be "in" the painting.
Rabindranath Tagore's poem "The Man Had No Useful Work" affirms that humans must be goal-oriented and practical.
Existential literature in the twentieth century was influenced by the philosophy of
A symbol of corporate wealth, skyscrapers designed in the __________ style embodied the spirit of the West in the twentieth century.
Franz Kline cultivated a painterly style that featured the pouring of thin washes of paint directly on raw canvases.
Whose poetry featured black dialect and compares a dream deferred to "a raisin in the sun"?
Which British novelist asserted that women could become powerful only by achieving financial and psychological independence from men?
Zora neale Hurston
Who is a leader of the Harlem Renaissance who described Eatonville, Florida, in the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God?
Which artist created artistic parodies of white artists that portray stereotypical blacks?
What type of literature is characterized by fragments of information juxtaposed with little or no commentary on its meaning?
Which artist examined mulitple images of prducts, such as Coca-Cola bottles and Brillo boxes, in his art?
Which artist created soft vinyl sculptures of everyday items such as clothespins, hot dogs, and table fans?
What type of music blends environmental noise such as bird calls, train whistles, and thunder?
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