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Postmodern art: Quiz


Question 1: ________ argues that "contemporary" is the broader term, and that postmodern objects represent a "subsector" of the contemporary movement.
Martin HeideggerFriedrich NietzscheArthur DantoTheodor W. Adorno

Question 2: [51] One of the most common forms of "multi-media art" is the use of video-tape and CRT monitors, termed ________.
Digital artVideo artVideo installationWilloughby Sharp

Question 3: Steven Best and ________ identify Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns as part of the transitional phase, influenced by Marcel Duchamp, between modernism and postmodernism.
Douglas KellnerCritical theoryFrankfurt SchoolTheodor W. Adorno

Question 4: ________ was one of the important enunciators of the view that avant-gardism was over, and that the new artistic era is post-liberal and post-progress.
Rosalind E. KraussSculptureMinimalismModernism

Question 5: During the same period - the late 1950s through the mid 1960s various avant-garde artists created ________.
HappeningDrop CityKrautrockProgressive rock

Question 6: One example being the signs of ________ which use the devices of art to convey specific messages, such as "Protect Me From What I Want".
Jenny HolzerEmma GoldmanUnited StatesNew York City

Question 7: Postmodern art is a term used to describe an art movement which was thought to be in contradiction to some aspect of ________, or to have emerged or developed in its aftermath.
Symbolism (arts)Western paintingModernismLate modernism

Question 8: Other modern movements cited as influential to postmodern art are conceptual art and the use of techniques such as assemblage, montage, ________, and appropriation.
Gilles DeleuzePostmodernismCollageBricolage

Question 9: Yves Klein in France, and ________, Yayoi Kusama, Charlotte Moorman, and Yoko Ono in New York City were pioneers of performance based works of art.
HappeningAbstract expressionismCarolee SchneemannFluxus

Question 10: It is questionable, to some, whether Duchamp—whose obsession with ________ is well known—can be called postmodernist on only the grounds that he eschews any specific medium, since paradox is not medium-specific, although it arose first in Manet's paintings.
AristotleAmbiguityParadoxBertrand Russell

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