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Title: Existentialism

1. What is the attitude of Existentialists toward human existence?

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: Artists demonstrate Existentialism

2. Name three artists whose work reflects these ideas:

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE

3. Abstract Expressionism developed in the United States after the influx of refugee artists from Europe?

*a. true

b. false
Title:AE-when

4. When did the center of Westem art shift from Europe to the United States?

a. With the Armory Show of 1913

b. During World War I

*c. During World War II

d. During the 1960s
Title: AE-NYC

5. In the years following World War II, __________________ assumed the role of the center for artistic leadership.

a. Berlin

b. London

*c. New York

d. Paris
Title:AE-general content

6. What was the main content of the work of the Post War New York School?

a. life on the streets

b. optical phenomena

*c. the act of painting itself

d. Post Modem appropriation of early material
Title: AE

7. What are the immediate artistic and philosophical roots of Abstract Expressionism?

a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE - Action

8. Action Painting was part of ______________.

a. Surrealism

b. Dada


c. Neo-Expressionism

*d. Abstract Expressionism


Title: AE- Action Painting

9. Gesturalism is synonymous with ________.

*a. Action Painting

b. Post-Painterly Abstraction

c. Pop Art

d. Surrealism


Type:

Title: AE-Artists

10. Two of the most prominent Abstract Expressionist painters were _______________________.

*a. Pollock and de Kooning

b. de Kooning and Picasso

c. Johns and Lichtenstein

d. Kiefer and Chia

e. Albers and Pollock


Title:AE-General Artists

11. Of the following artists, _____________________ is NOT associated with the Abstract Expressionist movement.

a. Pollock

b. de Kooning

c. Franz Kline

*d. Andy Warhol

e. Lee Krasner
Title: AE - Action

12. The work of __________ exemplifies Action Painting.

*a. Pollock

b. Duchamp

c. Dali

c. BarnettNewman



d. Mark Rothko
Title: AE-genral style-Pollock

13. Autumn Rhythm by Jackson Pollock exemplifies one aspect of Abstract Expressionism, a unique style of painting that developed in New York City in the years following World War II. The two stylistic components of Abstract Expressionism are known as:

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE-New York School

14. Abstract Expressionism is also known as art of the ____________.

*a. New York School

b. Pop Explosion

c.

d.
Type: P



Title: AE-general-1st wave

15. Choosing at least two artists representative of the first phase of Abstract Expressionism, discuss how their works are influenced by Cubist formalism, Surrealist automatism, and Jungian thought?

Type:
Title:

16. According to critic Clement Greenberg, modern art since ____________ involved the progressive disappearance of both pictorial space and figuration.

a. Paul Cezanne

*b. Edouard Manet

c. Pablo Picasso

d. Marcel Duchamp


Title: AE-Pollock

17. Most of Jackson Pollock's paintings are quite small and should be studied from up close to appreciate their intimate quality.

a. True

*b. False


Title: AE-Pollock

18. The terms "gestural abstraction" and Action painting" are most appropriate for the work of

*a. JacksonPollock

b. Robert Motherwell

c. Ellsworth Kelly

d. Bamett Newman


Title: AE-Pollock

19. How does the spectator participate in Jackson Pollock's drip paintings?

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE-Pollock

20. The source(s) for Pollock's Abstract Expressionist art include

a. Indian sand painting

b. Surrealist psychic automatism

c. the work of Francis Bacon

*d. both a and b


Type:P

Title: AE- Pollock

21. Discuss the role of Jackson Pollock as an artistic innovator during, the 1940's. Include in your essay a discussion of technique, materials, style, and subject matter. Did Clement Greenberg's view of art influence Pollock's innovations"

a.
Type:P

Title: Jackson Pollock painting

22. Attribute the images on the screen to an artist and a stylistic grouping. Give the reasons for your attributions, using complete sentences and referring to specific works that you know.

a.
Title:AE-Pollock gesture

23. Describe the way Jackson Pollock created his "gestural" Abstract Expressionist pieces.

a.

b.

c.



d.
Title:

24. An important Abstract Expressionist was

*a. Pollock

b. Dali

c. Malevich

d. Johns

e. Brancusi
Title:AE-Barnett Newman

25. Describe the function of Barnett Newman's "zips."

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE-Newman-zips

26. The painter who divided his single color fields with bands he called "zips" was

*a. Bamett Newman

b. Franz Kline

c. Francis Bacon

d. Ellsworth Kelly


Title: AE-Newman-Sculpture

27. How does the abstract sculpture of Barnett Newman draw an emphathetic response from us?

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title:AE-Mark Rothko

28. What feelings did Mark Rothko hope to evoke with his large, luminous canvases?

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title:AE-Rothko

29. The abstract Expressionist artist who created mysterious clouds of color that seem to float on an ambiguous background was

a. WillemdeKooning

b. Bamett Newman

c. David Smith

*d. Mark Rothko


Title: Ae-Mark Rothko Slide id

30. Idendify the artist of this work

a. JacksonPollock

b. Franz Kline

c. Nicholas de Stael

*d. Mark Rothko


Title:AE-Rothko

31. The New York artist who was most famous for his great black shapes on a white ground was

a. Jackson Pollock

*b. Franz Kline

c. Mark Rothko

d. Willemd e Kooning


Type:P

Title:AE-Frankenthaler

32. Describe Frankenthaler's soak-stain technique.? What effect did she want to achieve with it? Name one other artist who utilized the soak-stain technique:

a.
Title: AE-Frankenthaler-stain-soak

33. Who developed the "stain soak" method of painting?

a . Jackson Pollock

b. Willem de Kooning

*c. Helen Frankenthaler

d. Barnett Newman
Type:

Title:AE-Frankenthaler

34. In order to produce an effect similar to watercolors, this Helen Frankenthaler thinned her oils and applied them in _________ that soaked into the raw canvas.

*a. washes

b. impasto

c. dry brush

d. encaustic
Type:

Title: AE-Frankenthaler

35. Helen Frankenthaler's work is exemplary of Color Field Painting.

*a. true


b. false
Type:

Title: AE-Frankenthaler

36. Helen Frankenthaler is often associated with dilute synthetic paints used as _____________.

a. impasto

*b. stain

c. fresco

d. background

e. self-portraits


Title: Clement Greenberg

37. Who was Clement Greenberg?

a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE-de Kooning

38. What types of images inspired Willem de Kooning's Woman I?

a.

b.

c.



d.
Title:AE-de Kooning

39. Woman I was painted by:

*a. Willem de Kooning

b. Jackson Pollock

c. Mark Rothko

d. Arshile Gorky


Title: AE-Krasner-de Kooning

40. How did Lee Krasner and Willem de Kooning succeed in joining figurative imagery with the energy of Action Painting?

*a.

b.

c.



d.
Title: AE-David Smith

41. David Smith's Tank Totem IV is an example of ________ sculpture.

a. Color Field

b. Minimalist

c. Pop Art

d.
Type:P

Title:AE-Sculpture

42. In what way did David Smith's sculpture relate to Abstract Expressionism?

a.
Type:

Title:Colorfield

43. What techniques were advanced by Color Field painters?

a.

b.



c.

d.
Title: AE-2nd phase

44. What are the different approaches to expression that emerged in the second phase of Abstract Expressionism?

a.

b.



c.

d.
45. Sol LeWitt's Untitled Cube is an example of Abstract Expressionism.



a. True

*b. False


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