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Question 1: The Barnes Foundation is an educational art institution in Lower Merion Township, a suburb of ________ in the United States.
PhiladelphiaHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaPittsburghAllentown, Pennsylvania

Question 2: In the 1920s he got to know, thanks to the merchant Paul Guillaume, the work of ________ and Giorgio de Chirico.
MontparnasseAmedeo ModiglianiItalyCubism

Question 3: The original program of the Foundation, which was not a museum, but a school, was heavily influenced by the philosopher ________.
John DeweyImmanuel KantDavid HumePlato

Question 4: In 1912, while in Paris, Barnes visited the home of Gertrude and Leo Stein, where he gained the acquaintance of such artists as ________ and Pablo Picasso.
Henri MatisseNotre-Dame, une fin d'après-midiFauvismWoman with a Hat

Question 5: A 1999 forensic audit conducted by ________ showed the Foundation to be nearing bankruptcy.
PricewaterhouseCoopersBoeingIntel CorporationDeloitte

Question 6: It was founded in 1922 by ________, who collected art after making a fortune by co-developing an early antimicrobial drug marketed as Argyrol.
Albert C. BarnesPennsylvaniaBarnes FoundationPhiladelphia

Question 7: In 1922 a villa for the school was designed by ________, on the grounds of the home of Dr.
PhiladelphiaLouis KahnPaul Philippe CretH2L2

Question 8: The works attracted large crowds in numerous localities, including Washington DC, ________, Paris, Tokyo, and Toronto.
Fort Worth, TexasDenton, TexasDallasAustin, Texas

Question 9: From 1993 to 1995, he sent a selection of 83 French Impressionist paintings to be exhibited on a world tour, the proceeds of which were to pay for needed renovations to the Foundation, including contemporary ________ systems.
Air conditionerAir handlerHVACVentilation (architecture)

Question 10: Derek Gillman (formerly of the ________) was selected as its new director and president.
University of the Arts (Philadelphia)Moore College of Art and DesignPennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsPennsylvania College of Art and Design


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