Art Manifestos of the Nineteenth-Century


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Which of the following statements best describes the term 'manifesto'?

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1. Which of the following statements best describes the term 'avant garde'?

2. What 19th century artist presented the Realist Manifesto?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The political and social upheavals of the nineteenth century spawned a wave of art manifestos, and these tools help you test your knowledge of them. You'll be assessed on your understanding of different artists and their manifestos from the 19th century.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz assess your comprehension of:

  • Art movements
  • Definition of manifesto
  • The Realist Manifesto

Skills Practiced

Skills needed for the practice quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related art history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as avant garde and manifesto
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding symbolism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about art manifestos

Additional Learning

For additional information about art history, refer to the lesson entitled Art Manifestos of the Nineteenth-Century. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Learn what is needed to write a manifesto, and why they are written
  • Understand the Symbolist Movement in art and literature
  • Discuss important artists in the 19th century