What is Abstract Art? - Definition, Techniques, Types & Paintings


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Which century is abstract art most associated with?

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1. Abstract art is primarily about what two things?

2. Who is a famous artist from the abstract art movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Following centuries of art that aspired towards a goal of realism, abstract art ushered in a revolution of sorts in terms of what artists sought to achieve. These assessment questions will test you on significant information on the subject of abstract art. Going through the questions, you'll be tested on things such as famous abstract artists and their methods.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The timeline of abstract art
  • Abstract art's characteristics
  • Famous abstract artists
  • Mark Rothko
  • Jackson Pollack

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - go through the quiz questions and check to ensure that you have accurately recalled the basic information from the lesson on abstract art and abstract artists
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you've understood the characteristics and goals of abstract art, as well as the artistic techniques of some of the relevant artists
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of abstract art to identify the artistic contributions of famous abstract artists

Additional Learning

To learn more about abstract art, review the corresponding lesson called What is Abstract Art? - Definition, Techniques, Types & Paintings. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of abstract art
  • History of the movement
  • Different artistic styles
  • Artistic techniques
  • Famous abstract artists