Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists


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Cable television was first pioneered in the late 1940s in what state?

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1. Who was perhaps the greatest exponent of 20th-century Pop Art?

2. What technology first allowed a wide public audience to hear first-rate music in the comfort of their own homes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

After World War II, there was an explosion in art and culture. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the specific artistic innovations and cultural shifts that occurred after the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These learning assessments will test you on:

  • The invention of the television
  • Popular post-war visual artists
  • Musical innovations after WWII
  • How the increasing accessibility of technology affected culture

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - identify and describe the most significant technological and artistic innovations after WWII
  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on art and culture after WWII
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about history to answer questions about post-war culture
  • Making connections - assess how artistic and technological innovations after the war influenced the art and culture of today

Additional Learning

To learn more about art and culture after World War II, watch the accompanying lesson on Art & Culture after World War II. The lesson covers the following:

  • Understand the differences in pre-war and post-war culture
  • Identify the most significant advances in technology following WWII
  • Assess how the availability of television, music and art changed and influenced pop culture