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Surrealism: Quiz


Question 1: Back in Paris, Breton joined in the Dada activities and also started the literary journal Littérature along with ________ and Philippe Soupault.
Louis AragonPierre Drieu La RochelleGuillaume ApollinairePaul Éluard

Question 2: In 1941, Breton went to the United States, where he co-founded the short-lived magazine VVV with ________, Marcel Duchamp, and the American artist David Hare.
Max ErnstSurrealismTristan TzaraDada

Question 3: ________ initiated the psychoanalytic critique of Surrealism with his remark that what interested him most about the Surrealists was not their unconscious but their conscious.
ExistentialismWilliam JamesSigmund FreudImmanuel Kant

Question 4: In 1925, the Paris Surrealist group and the extreme left of the French Communist Party came together to support ________, leader of the Rif uprising against French colonialism in Morocco.
Fatema MernissiMohammed AwzalMohamed ChoukriAbd el-Krim

Question 5: In 2002 the Met in New York City held a show, Desire Unbound, and the ________ in Paris a show called La Révolution surréaliste.
LouvrePère Lachaise CemeteryMusée National d'Art ModerneCentre Georges Pompidou

Question 6: The Surrealists wanted to create an exhibition which in itself would be a creative act and called on ________ to do so.
DadaWestern paintingMarcel DuchampCubism

Question 7: Though Breton admired Pablo Picasso and ________ and courted them to join the movement, they remained peripheral.
DadaWestern paintingMarcel DuchampCubism

Question 8: The Guggenheim Museum in New York City held an exhibit, Two Private Eyes, in 1999, and in 2001 ________ held an exhibition of Surrealist art that attracted over 170,000 visitors.
Saatchi GalleryTate BritainImperial War MuseumTate Modern

Question 9: Mark Rothko took an interest in biomorphic figures, and in England ________, Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon and Paul Nash used or experimented with Surrealist techniques.
Henry MooreSculptureLondonVictoria and Albert Museum

Question 10: Paalen contributed Fumage and Onslow Ford ________ as new pictorial automatic techniques.
CollageSurrealismSurrealist techniquesVisual arts

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