EXAM3 - Questions 5

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Which of the following have art historians proposed as an explanation for the young woman’s psychological state?
1. She is being forced by financial need to prostitute herself
2. She is unable to afford the lifestyle of the clients she serves
3. She feels the emptiness of life in a universe without God
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3

The artist who made this painting was from:
1. Norway
2. The Netherlands

This painting is:
1. An example of Impressionist art
2. An example of Post-Impressionist art
2. An example of Cubist art
4. An example of Dada art

The subject of this work is:
1. Human misery generated by poverty
2. Fear of eternal torment in hell
3. The anxiety of modern life
4. The artist’s fear of heights

In which regard is the style of this image different from the characteristic style of Impressionist art?
1. The painterly surface
2. The use of long, unbroken lines
3. The energetic, quick application of color
4. Answers 1 and 2
5. All of the above

The writings of which of the following authors began to appear around the time this work was created?
1. Karl Marx
2. Charles Darwin
3. Sigmund Freud
4. Albert Einstein

The perspective style used in this painting is most similar to that of:
1. Masaccio’s Trinity
2. Botticelli’s Annunciation
3. Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper
4. Robert Campin’s Annunciation

The psychological state of the figure in this painting is closest to that expressed in:
1. Caravaggio’s Bacchus
2. Jusepe de Ribera’s Clubfooted Boy
3. Fragonard’s The Swing
4. Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergere

This work is an early example of:
1. Cubism
2. Dada
3. Abstract Expressionism
4. Pop art

The original title of this painting was:
1. Bacchanal in a Bordello
2. Philosophical Brothel
3. Cubist’s Delight
4. The Young Ladies of Avignon

Which of the following paintings represents the artistic tradition that Picasso’s Demoiselles D’Avignon is most clearly subverting?
1. Boucher’s Venus at Her Toilet
2. Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergere
3. Munch’s The Scream
4. Duchamp’s L.H.O.O.Q

“The smile of the Mona Lisa was, for too long perhaps, art’s shining sun” –in connection with which of the following paintings was this statement made?
1. Courbet’s Stone Breakers
2. Munch’s The Scream
3. Picasso’s Demoiselles D’Avignon
4. Duchamp’s Fountain

In his account of the making of this painting, what verb does André Salmon use to refer to Picasso’s creation of the female figures?
1. “Caress”
2. “Disassemble”
3. “Attack”
4. “Launch"


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What is the literal meaning of the French word “collage”?
1. “Gluing”
3. “Cutting”
4. “Newspaper”

Grosz’s collage technique shows the influence of:
1. Picasso
2. Munch
4. Gropius

This work is a response to:
1. The Soviet Revolution
2. World War I
3. World War II
4. The Vietnam War

The disjointed effect created by the collage medium is a reference to which of the following?
1. Morphine
2. Antibiotics
3. Prosthetics
4. Physical therapy

The rubber tubes in this painting are a mocking reference to:
1. The snakes in the ancientGreek Laoocon
2. German Romanticism
3. The modern invention of the bicycle
4. Rich cloth drapery used in traditional portraiture

Which other work of art that we have studied contains a trademarked logo?
1. Renoir’s Dance at the Moulin de la Galette
2. Manet’s A Bar at the Folies-Bergere
3. Picasso’s Demoiselles D’Avignon
4. Munch’s The Scream

The artist who “made” this work is most closely associated with which artistic movement?
1. Post-Impressionism
2. Cubism
3. Dada
4. Pop art

This work was refused entrance in an art exhibition held in:
2. Rome
3. New York
4. Berlin

“Ready-made” art was subversive because it offered as a work of art an object that:
1. Expressed an anti-capitalist meaning
2. Was not physically made bythe artist
3. Appropriated the art of a non-Western culture
4. Conformed to traditional academic expectations about what constitutes a work of art

The title L.H.O.O.Q.makes a satirical reference to?
1. Sex
2. Social Class
3. Ethnicity
4. The French Royal Academy of Art

This work is an example of:
1. Collage
2. A “readymade”
3. An “assisted readymade”
4. Abstraction

The name “Rrose Sélavy” refers to:
1. The name Duchamp gave to the Mona Lisa
2. Duchamp’s link to the Dada movement
3. Duchamp’s alter ego as a Communist sympathizer
4.Duchamp’s identity as a woman

The German Bauhaus was founded by
1. Marcel Duchamp
2. George Grosz
3. Walter Gropius
4. Johann Friedrich Overbeck

Bauhaus architecture is characterized by:
1. Elaborate ornamentation
2. Modest, austere ornamentation
3. Little or no ornamentation
4. Ornamentation that satirically criticizes traditional architectural styles
5. Answers 1 & 2

The Bauhaus aimed at producing:
1. Functional objects suitable for mass production
2. Luxury objects for wealthy elites
3. Objects with meanings that are difficult to understand
4.Objects that image the style of pre-modern Western art

The French term “sans serif” means:
1. “Without serifs”
2. “With serifs”
3. “Elegant script”
4. “Typeface”

Compared to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, this building is:
1. More Classical
2. Less symmetrical
3. More austere
4. Answers 1 & 2
5. Answers 2 & 3

Adolf Hitler objected to Modern art because:
1. He associated it with moral degeneracy
2. It was not sufficiently nationalistic.
3. He thought it was influenced by Jews
4. All of the above

Which of these chairs is not in the Bauhaus style?
1. curvy lounge
2. pink fancy
3. boxy and metal
4. None of these chairs are in the Bauhaus style
b (rococo style and too ornamental)

What was the original intended location of this work?
1. New York City
2. Paris
3. Mexico City
4. London

Where was the second version of this mural painted?
1. New York City
2. Paris
3. Mexico City
4. London

Who was the patron of the first version of this work?
1. Vladimir Lenin
2. Nelson Rockefeller
3. Harry Truman
4. Leon Trotsky

Why was the first version of this painting rejected by its patron?
1. Because it casts human beings rather than God as the “controllers of the universe”
2. Because it contained portraits of Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky
3. Because it contained a portrait of Charles Darwin
4. Because it promoted the ideology of fascism

The first version of this painting can be seen only in a black and white photograph because:
1. The painting was destroyed by an amateur restorer attempting to clean it
2. Rivera experimented with a new painting technique, which failed
3. The painting was destroyed bybombing during World War II
4. The work’s patron had the painting destroyed

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