Neoclassical, 19th-Century & Modern Sculpture

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In reaction to the highly ornamented and, some thought frivolous, styling of the Baroque and Rococo period, which artistic movement returned to the forms, styles, and subjects of the ancient world and emphasized heroic virtue, duty, refinement, and dignity?

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1. Which artistic movement focused on individual expression, beauty, emotion, history, nature, religion, and social conflict?

2. With which artistic movement did Auguste Rodin identify?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sculpture has been a mainstay artistic form throughout the history of art, but artistic styles used in sculpture have changed over time. This assessment will test you on some basic information on sculpture in the neoclassical, 19th-century, and modern periods. The quiz questions will go over things such as artistic movements within these periods and important sculptors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Auguste Rodin
  • The Neoclassical period
  • Artistic movements in the 19th century
  • Artistic movements in the 20th century

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - check your recollection of the history of sculpture in these time periods, and the specific artistic movements within them
  • Distinguishing differences - distinguish between the various artistic movements in the Neoclassical period and the 19th and 20th centuries on the basis of defining characteristics of each
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of sculpture and art history to answer questions identifying important sculptors from the time periods and relevant artistic movements

Additional Learning

To learn more about the history of sculpture over the past few centuries, review the corresponding lesson called Neoclassical, 19th-Century & Modern Sculpture. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Neoclassical sculpture
  • Romanticism and symbolism
  • 20th-century sculpture
  • Important sculptors from these time periods
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