Ch. 31.1

Ch. 31.1 Name _________________________
(18 questions)
“_____ art was frequently subversive and intellectually demanding, and it was often visually, socially, and politically radical.
2. Compare and contrast Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon and Malevich’s Suprematist Painting (Eight Red Triangles). Is either one art for you?
3. Which group of artists was referred to as "wild beasts"?
4. What attraction did primitivism have for the Expressionists and also for Picasso?
5. How would you characterize Egon Schiele's use of sexual imagery and symbolism?
6. What innovations regarding picture space did the Cubists develop?
7. How was the Armory Show of 1913 a turning point for Modernist art in the United States?
8. Can you name any Dada influences in contemporary entertainment? If so, list them here.
9. Is Marcel Duchamp's Fountain art for you? Why or why not?
10. What did New York City's Building Zone Resolution of 1916 ensure?
11 – 13. On the back of this page, name the artist who was described as a “jazz addict”, describe how the fear of a nuclear holocaust affected people,
including us, since 1945, describe what toll does/has that fear and anxiety taken on society, theorize why many artists wanted to abandon old methods,
traditions, and procedures and "start afresh" after World War II.
14. Write 5 of your own questions that you predict will be on the exam from this part of the book on the back of this page. (When I ask for your questions,
that’s all I want. No answers, just questions.
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