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James Stirling (architect): Quiz


Question 1: He is perhaps best known as one of a number of young architects who from the 1950s on questioned and subverted the compositional and theoretical precepts of the first ________.
Postmodern artLate modernismModernismWestern painting

Question 2: After the Staatsgalerie, Stirling received a series of important commissions in England – the Clore Gallery for the Turner Collection at the ________, London (1980-87), the Tate Liverpool (1984), and No 1 Poultry in London (1986).
Tate ModernTate BritainNational Gallery (London)Victoria and Albert Museum

Question 3: After wartime service, Stirling studied architecture from 1945 until 1950 at the ________, where Colin Rowe was his teacher.
University of ManchesterLiverpool John Moores UniversityLancaster UniversityUniversity of Liverpool

Question 4: In 1981, he was awarded the renowned ________[1].
Frank GehryNorman Foster (architect)Pritzker PrizeJean Nouvel

Question 5: The ________, a British annual prize for architecture since 1996, was named after him.
LondonWill AlsopNorman Foster (architect)Stirling Prize

Question 6: RIBA Royal Gold Medal, 1980
________, 1981
Norman Foster (architect)Frank GehryJean NouvelPritzker Prize


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