1. The vigorous brushstrokes and emotion-laden imagery in the paintings of Anselm Kiefer are reminiscent of the paintings of A. Expressionism. B. Realism. C. Neoclassicism. D. Superrealism.


1. The vigorous brushstrokes and emotion-laden imagery in the paintings of Anselm Kiefer are reminiscent of the paintings of

A. Expressionism.

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B. Realism.

C. Neoclassicism.

D. Superrealism.

2. Color-Field Painting was associated with what artist?

A. Franz Kline

B. Willem de Kooning

C. Mark Rothko

D. Jackson Pollock

3. During what year did the first signs of the Renaissance appear in Italy?

A. 1570

B. 1300

C. 1485

D. 1400

4. _______ was the most famous practitioner of Classicism.

A. Nicolas Poussin

B. Rembrandt

C. Eugène Delacroix

D. Caspar David Friedrich

5. Who is considered the father of Expressionism?

A. Vincent van Gogh

B. Andy Warhol

C. Paul Cézanne

D. Pablo Picasso

6. What medium did Andrew Wyeth use to paint Christina’s World?

A. Ink

B. Tempera paint

C. Oils

D. Watercolors

7. Neoclassicism as an artistic style sought to emphasize

A. asymmetry and ornamentation.

B. tension and drama.

C. order and rationality.

D. grandeur and exuberance.

8. Organic shapes can be described as

A. three-dimensional and geometric.

B. two-dimensional and representational.

C. naturalistic and formed by uneven curves.

D. representational and simplified.

9. What is the oldest drawing medium?

A. Chalk

B. Graphite

C. Charcoal

D. Ink

10. The conversion of the English to Christianity began a rich period of artistic production in England, especially in the creation of

A. ecclesiastical treatises.

B. secular mosaics.

C. Gothic cathedrals.

D. illuminated manuscripts.

11. Western art culture was founded on and inspired by _______ art.

A. Neolithic

B. Paleolithic

C. French

D. Greek

12. _______ was stolen from the Louvre in 1911 and remained missing for two years.

A. Liberty Leading the People

B. Mona Lisa

C. Venus de Milo

D. Raft of the Medusa

13. The metal skeleton artists use to support clay sculptures is called a/an

A. casting.

B. maquette.

C. scaffold.

D. armature.

14. Action painting was associated with what artist?

A. Salvador Dalí

B. Jackson Pollock

C. Henri Matisse

D. Frank Stella

15. The greatest Italian painter, and one of the most influential artists of the entire Baroque period of the seventeenth century, was

A. Domenikos Thetokopoulos, known as El Greco.

B. Michelangelo de Merisi, called Caravaggio.

C. Gianlorenzo Bernini.

D. Artemisia Genteleschi.

16. The ratio for ideal proportions is also called the

A. Atmospheric Perspective.

B. Golden Mean.

C. Golden Triangle.

D. Symmetrical Balance.

17. The Chinese considered _______ to be one of the highest forms of art.

A. ceramics

B. tapestry

C. stained glass

D. quilting

18. Many Dada artists joined the _______ movement.

A. Surrealist

B. Futurist

C. Cubist

D. Fauvist

19. Which one of the following artists founded the Hudson River School of painting?

A. John Constable

B. Honoré Daumier

C. Thomas Cole

D. J. M. W. Turner

20. What is one characteristic of Cubism?

A. Multiple viewpoints

B. Highly accurate perspective

C. Appearance of great depth

D. Subjects of nature

21. _______ artists were looking for a new way of making pictures when they discovered prints from Japan, which were crucial to the creation of Modern Art.

A. French

B. Indian

C. Italian

D. Chinese

22. ________ shapes are representational shapes that have been simplified.

A. Abstract

B. Geometric


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