FTCE Humanities: 20th Century Arts & Philosophy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Old Guitarist was painted during:

Question 2 2. What epic theatre technique is based around using scenes that are fairly short, which can usually stand alone outside of the overall story?

Question 3 3. Which of the following stages of art did Picasso create?

Question 4 4. Action painting is _____.

Question 5 5. Which artistic movement challenged materialism and industry in hopes of finding individuality?

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Question 6 6. Which part of American history did Alvin Ailey pay tribute to in Revelations?

Question 7 7. Which most accurately describes what the guitar represents in the painting The Old Guitarist?

Question 8 8. How did Futurists and Expressionists respond to technology?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of modern dance?

Question 10 10. Who created the Theatre of Cruelty?

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Question 11 11. How could the old man in The Old Guitarist by Picasso be described?

Question 12 12. Wassily Kandinsky's art is considered postmodern because _____.

Question 13 13. How was Bob Fosse's musical choreography different from traditional choreography?

Question 14 14. How does Waiting for Godot explore existentialist themes?

Question 15 15. Which of the following playwrights penned Waiting for Godot?

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Question 16 16. What was the main reason that caused people to lose respect for the Futurist movement?

Question 17 17. What was the connection between World War II and the Theatre of the Absurd?

Question 18 18. Why was the Blue Period given its name?

Question 19 19. In what book is Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty articulated?

Question 20 20. Why were dreams important in the surrealist movement?

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Question 21 21. What epic theatre technique is defined as the attempt to distance the audience from the events that were happening on stage, so they can think about them critically, and understand that they are only viewing one version of events?

Question 22 22. Which of the following did NOT contribute to Artaud's conception for the Theatre of Cruelty?

Question 23 23. Postmodern art embraces which three claims?

Question 24 24. What role did the audience have in the Dada movement?

Question 25 25. Why did Artaud and Brecht disagree?

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Question 26 26. What movement looked to dreams instead of logic to find reality?

Question 27 27. Which choreographer's work was influenced by his/her interest in the West Indies and social activism?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an existentialist idea?

Question 29 29. What distinguished Isadora Duncan as a dancer and choreographer?

Question 30 30. What dramatic movement focused on making social and political changes based on reason as opposed to emotion?

FTCE Humanities: 20th Century Arts & Philosophy Chapter Exam Instructions

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