Comparing Techniques of Abstract Expressionist Painters Video


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What was one of the main focuses of abstract expressionism?

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1. Which of these is unique to action painting?

2. What made Franz Kline's paintings different from artists like Jackson Pollock?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Abstract expressionism was an artistic movement, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the techniques and artists of the movement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of abstract expressionism
  • Techniques of abstract expressionists
  • Important artists

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related art lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important artists, such as Franz Kline and Jackson Pollock
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding abstract expressionism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about expressionist techniques

Additional Learning

Learn more about techniques and movements by reviewing the accompanying lesson on Comparing Techniques of Abstract Expressionist Painters. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the history of abstract expressionism
  • Understand techniques and philosophies of abstract expressionism
  • Know important artists and works