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George Bellows: Quiz


Question 1: [10] He died on January 8, 1925 in New York City, of ________, after failing to tend to a ruptured appendix.

Question 2: In December 1999, Polo Crowd, a 1910 painting, sold for U.S. $27.5 million to billionaire ________.
Bill GatesDairy QueenWarren BuffettBerkshire Hathaway

Question 3: At the same time, the always socially conscious Bellows also associated with a group of radical artists and activists called "the Lyrical Left", who tended towards ________ in their extreme advocacy of individual rights.
Henry David ThoreauNoam ChomskyAnarchismIndividualist anarchism

Question 4: In November 2008, Bellows's 'Men of the docks' a 1912 painting of the Brooklyn docks spanning the East River and depicting the ________ skyline in the background, was to be auctioned at Christie's in New York.
New York CityStaten IslandManhattanThe Bronx

Question 5: Bellows taught at the ________ in 1909, although he was more interested in pursuing a career as a painter.
Mark RothkoAbstract expressionismNational Academy of DesignArt Students League of New York

Question 6: He left Ohio State in 1904 just before he was to graduate and moved to ________ to study art.
New York CityManhattanNew York metropolitan areaBrooklyn

Question 7: There he played for the ________ and basketball teams, and provided illustrations for the Makio, the school's student yearbook.
Town ballBaseballSoftballBaseball awards

Question 8: In 1918, he created a series of lithographs and paintings that graphically depicted the atrocities committed by Germany during its invasion of ________.
BelgiumDenmarkSpainUnited Kingdom

Question 9: Additionally, he followed Henri's lead and began to summer in Maine, painting seascapes on ________ and Matinicus islands.
South Bristol, MaineBristol, MaineMonhegan, MaineBoothbay, Maine

Question 10: In 1920, he began to spend nearly half of each year in ________, where he built a home for his family.
Woodstock, New YorkKingston, New YorkShokan, New YorkShandaken, New York


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