Whose American Gothic exemplified the Regionalists’ interest in provincial America?

Question 1


According to our reading, select the statements below that illustrate how Abstract Expressionism was not a unified ‘school’ of art? (select all that apply)

The artists didn’t know each other
The artists varied between realism and abstraction
The artists valued personal autonomy
The artists rarely exhibited together
The artists had different styles

5 points

Question 2


Whose American Gothic exemplified the Regionalists’ interest in provincial America?

Jacob Lawrence
Dorothea Lange
Grant Wood
Edward Hopper

5 points

Question 3


Imagine you are a museum tour and you are responsible for conducting an international tour of foreign visitors and students through a museum exhibit exploring Abstract Expressionism. In your own words, describe how you would define the movement and explain the style and meaning of Abstract Expressionism art. Your essay should be no less than two paragraphs.


Question 4


Native American painting was informed by modern styles: what were some of the characteristics of these paintings? (select all that apply)

Flat outlines
Machine age technology
Traditional native symbols
Abstract and geometric designs

5 points





Question 5


The write and philosopher____________________ coined the term ‘New Negro’.

Clement Greenberg
Alain Locke
W. E. B. Du Bois
Jacob Lawrence

5 points









Question 6


Which Modern artist created empty and lonely compositions, often with only a few sparse individuals inlonely and bleak city locations?

Mabel Dodge
Diego Rivera
Arhibold Motley, Jr.
Edward Hopper

5 points





Question 7


Select one artwork that reflects the downturn of the Great Depression. State the title, artist, date, and then provide a visual analysis of the work including a personal interpretation. Your essay should be no less than two paragraphs and should be written in your own words.








Question 8 

Name the title, artist and date of this work .





Question 9


The widespread acclaim of Abstract Expressionism was responsible for this city becoming the center of the modern art world.


5 points

Question 10


Which work of art was considered to be one of the most controversial pieces at the Armory Show?

Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase
Hartley’s Portrait of a German Officer
Duchamp’s Fountain
Sargent’s Mrs. Fiske Warren and Her Daughter Rachel

5 points

Question 11


Which artist said “The modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture. Each age finds its own technique”?

Jackson Pollock
Clement Greenberg
Thomas Hart Benton
Norman Lewis

5 points


Question 12


____________________ was the art movement with clean, sharp lines that focused on factories, buildings and American consumerist goods.

Southwest Modernism
New Negro Movement

5 points



Question 13


Which of these artists were exhibited by Alfred Stieglitz at his 291 gallery?

Georgia O’Keeffe
Arthur Dove
Robert Henri
Max Weber

5 points









Question 14


Which artist’s canvases of rectangles hover in fields of color to create a spiritual experience for the viewer?

Willem de Kooning
Mark Rothko
Robert Motherwell
Louise Bourgeois

5 points






Question 15


Which of these is NOT subject matter embraced by the Ashcan artists?

Urban Life
Ordinary Americans
European Abstraction

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