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Art for art's sake: Quiz


Question 1: The explicit slogan is associated in the history of English art and letters with ________ and his followers in the Aesthetic Movement, which was self-consciously in rebellion against Victorian moralism.
Oscar WildeJohn RuskinWalter PaterEngland

Question 2: All that remains of ________ in this statement is the reliance on the artist's own eye and sensibility as the arbiter.
Friedrich NietzscheGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelArthur SchopenhauerRomanticism

Question 3: A Latin version of this phrase, "Ars gratia artis", is used as a slogan by ________ and appears in the circle around the roaring head of Leo the Lion in their motion picture logo.
Academy Award for Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerUnited ArtistsWarner Bros.

Question 4: Some correctly argue Gautier was not the first to write those words: they appear in the works of Victor Cousin,[1] ________, and Edgar Allan Poe.
Benjamin ConstantLiberalismFranceFrench Revolution

Question 5: Artists such as Leopold Senghor and ________ have criticised the slogan as being a limited and Eurocentric view on art and creation.
Igbo peopleThings Fall ApartChinua AchebeNigeria

Question 6: It first appeared in English in two works published simultaneously in 1868: Pater's review of William Morris's poetry in the Westminster Review and in William Blake by ________.
Algernon Charles SwinburneEnglandCharles Lamb (writer)Dante Gabriel Rossetti


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