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How Well Do You Know Art?

Make an impression(ism).

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  1. 1. Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is an example of which art movement?

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    Impressionism
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    Post-impressionism
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    Expressionism
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    Post-expressionism
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    Sotheby's calls "The Scream" as "the defining image of the expressionist movement"

  2. 2. True or false: Van Gogh was an impressionist painter?

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    True
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    False
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    Van Gogh was a post-impressionist painter.

  3. 3. Define "Dada":

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    The modern reprisal of primitive art.
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    An underground Russian painter of the early 20th century.
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    An "anti-art" movement born out of disgust and revolt against the climate surrounding WWI.
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    A technique used by pointillist painters.
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    Dada is crazy. Read more about it.

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  4. 4. Who painted "The Last Supper"?

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    Michelangelo
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    Raphael
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    Titian
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    Leonardo da Vinci
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    Obvious, no?

  5. 5. When did the pop art movement begin?

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    The 1930s
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    The mid-1950s
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    The 1960s
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    The 1970s
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    Pop art finds its roots in London in the mid-1950s.

  6. 6. Which artist is known for working primarily with solid blue canvases?

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    Rothko
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    Marcel Duchamp
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    Mondrian
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    Yves Klein
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    This mid-century artist is known for creating his own color, International Klein Blue.

  7. 7. Who painted this famed work?

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    Renoir
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    Manet
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    Monet
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    Cézanne
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    "Luncheon of the Boating Party" is now part of the Phillips Collection.

  8. 8. Identify Picasso's "Guernica":

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    Probably the artist's most famous work.

  9. 9. Who is NOT an American painter?

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    Jackson Pollock
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    Francis Bacon
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    Norman Rockwell
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    Edward Hopper
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    Francis Bacon was an English, post-war painter whose works were often disturbing and graphic.

  10. 10. What is the title of this painting?

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    "Death and Life"
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    "Whistler's Mother"
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    "The Old Maid"
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    "Woman in Mourning"
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    Whistler painted his mother in 1871.

  11. 11. Who painted "Nighthawks"?

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    George Bellows
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    John Sloan
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    Edward Hopper
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    René Magritte
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    This 1942 depiction of a diner is housed at the Art Institute of Chicago.

  12. 12. These paintings are an example of what?

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    Flemish Romanticism
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    The Nazarene movement
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    The Dutch Golden Age
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    Late Gothic art
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    An era which produced some of the greats: Vermeer, Rembrandt, Pieter de Hooch.

 
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