World Art

Modernism, Postmodernism, and World Art
1. _______ is defined as a work of art that focuses on what it’s made of and how it was made.
A. Pop art B. Drip art C. Process art D. Cubism
2. Photorealism refers to a movement
A. in painting that explores the way a camera “sees.” B. in sculpture that uses actual objects.
C. that involves documentation in film.D. in art that rejects the camera as a viable art tool.
3. Knowledge of _______ would have enriched the experience of those who visited Gupta’s Very Hungry God.
A. the Christian vanitasimage B. Hindu rituals and beliefs
C. the story of the Seven Sages D. the controversy behind erecting the installation
4. _______ uses soft-edged horizontal fields of colors on a vertical color ground.
A. Drip technique B. Color field painting C. Constructionism D. Surrealism
5. _______ was a nineteenth century artist who was considered a painter of Realism.
A. Pablo Picasso B. Sandro Botticelli C. SofonisbaAnguissolaD. GustaveCourbe
6. Damián Ortega’s Harvest explores the subject of
A. postmodern alienation.B. language and its representation C. Mexican revolutionary culture.
D. the reliance on automobiles.
7. Refrigerator magnets depicting Michelangelo’s David and Botticelli’s Venus as jewelry are an example of
A. installation art. B. visual culture C. vanitas. D. anime.
8. _______ expanded on a permanent basis and created objects and activities that could be offered and interpreted as art.
A. Postminimalism B. Dada C. Surrealism D. Postmodernism
9. _______ was a school of design founded in Germany where a student’s education was designed to eliminate the traditional divisions

among artists.
A. Louvre B. Bauhau C. National Palace D. Guggenheim
10. _______ was classified as a reaction to both neoclassicism and romanticism.
A. Surrealism B. Realism C. Fauvism D. Futurism

11. In Neto’s Leviathan Thot, the artist thinks of his work as a/an _______, another art of gravity, grace, balance, and interaction.
A. performance B. ballet C. dance D. installation
12. _______ claimed the right to distort visual appearances to express psychological or emotional states.
A. Realism B. Expressionism C. Minimalism D. Fauvism
13. Courbet’s artistic agenda was
A. “Teachings of the church.” B. “Viva la revolution.”C. “Religious teachings.”D. “We the people.”
14. The Women series of paintings by Willem de Kooning caused a stir in the art world. They were
A. loved by the public but reviled by critics.B. seen as shocking and brutal.
C. provocative because of their high realism.D. seen as powerless, cool, and intellectual.
15. Neoclassical style moved forward because of David’s student,
A. Jean-August-Dominque Ingres B. Merry-Joseph Blondel. C. Pierre Bouillon. D. Jacques Amans.
16. _______ is a term representing young artists who were bold and entered into uncharted territory, advancing art’s progress against

conservative forces.
A. Surrealism B. Avant-garde C. Appropriatio D. Futurism
17. _______ caught the attention of critic Jules-Antoine Castagnary.
A. Monet B. Courbet C. Picasso D. Cassatt
18. In the nineteenth century, the mark of artistic success in France was acceptance to the
A. New York School of Art.B. annual Salon C. Museum of Fine Arts D. annual county fair.
19. Ernesto Neto’s Leviathan Thot was a temporary installation at the
A. Paris Pantheon. B. Parthenon C. Brazilian Congress D. Coliseum.
20. Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism were trends in
A. America. B. Mexico. C. Canada. D. Australia.

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