Reflections of War in Early 20th-Century Art


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Which British artist is associated with painting depictions of war using a Futurist style?

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1. Which art movement spawned from anti-war sentiments reacting to World War One?

2. What artistic technique is commonly associated with Dada?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Artists throughout history drew inspiration from events taking place around them. Modern artists were no exception, and one of the biggest events of the early 20th century was World War I. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how World War I influenced early 20th-century art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • British artist who painted war scenes in a Futurist style
  • Artistic movement spawned from anti-war sentiments
  • Technique associated with Dada
  • Artistic and cultural movement associated with the Weimar Republic
  • Artists associated with New Objectivity

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the influence of war on early 20th-century art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific artistic movements of the era and how they responded to World War I
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on World War I and interpret it in terms of 20th-century artistic movements

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Reflections of War in Early 20th-Century Art. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The Dada movement and Lewis Carroll
  • Decline of Fauvism and Cubism
  • Focus of New Objectivity