Modern Art In Context Test Questions

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What is the name of the piece above?
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Guernica
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What is depicted in the artwork by Duchamp pictured above?
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An iron with nails attached to it
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Who popularized psychology and the idea of the human subconscious?
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Sigmund Freud
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What is depicted in the image above?
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a Spanish town in disarray after a violent bombing
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Which of the following played an important role in the shaping of modern art?
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all of the above (new science, psychology, World War I)
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When looking at modern art, what should the viewer understand?
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Modern art reflects changes following World War I.
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What scientific innovation occurred that affected the art that was produced during this period?
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Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
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After living through World War I and witnessing the effects of war on society and its people, artists _____________________.
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had a new sense of reality
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What controversy surrounded some of the modern art that was produced?
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Critics did not consider it art because of its non-traditional subject matter.
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How were the new time and space theories demonstrated in art?
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a tremendous amount of movement

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