What Do You Know About Cubism?

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What Do You Know About Cubism? - Quiz

Widespread art movement Cubism is the predecessor of Modern art. From literature to architecture, cubism was a game-changer for the whole world. To find out more, take the short test below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which century did the cubism movement become very popular?

    • A. 

      21st century

    • B. 

      20th century

    • C. 

      19th century

    • D. 

      18th century

    Correct Answer
    B. 20th century
    Explanation
    Cubism, an art movement characterized by fragmented and abstracted forms, became very popular in the 20th century. Developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in the early 1900s, it revolutionized the way art was perceived and created. The movement reached its peak during the early 20th century, particularly between 1907 and 1914, and had a significant influence on modern art. Therefore, the correct answer is 20th century.

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  • 2. 

    Who pioneered cubism? 

    • A. 

      Douglas Cooper and Allan Quartermain

    • B. 

      Georges Valmier and Pablo Picasso

    • C. 

      Allan Quartermain and Georges Braque

    • D. 

      Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque

    Correct Answer
    D. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque
    Explanation
    Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque are credited with pioneering cubism. Cubism was an innovative art movement that emerged in the early 20th century, characterized by the use of geometric forms and multiple perspectives to depict subjects. Picasso and Braque worked closely together during this period, experimenting with new techniques and concepts that would redefine the way art was perceived. Their collaboration and exploration of cubist principles laid the foundation for this influential artistic style.

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  • 3. 

    When was Pablo's “Figure dans un Fauteuil” painted? 

    • A. 

      1909-1910

    • B. 

      1904-1909

    • C. 

      1903-1910

    • D. 

      1902-1907

    Correct Answer
    A. 1909-1910
    Explanation
    Pablo's "Figure dans un Fauteuil" was painted in the years 1909-1910.

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  • 4. 

    When did the first organized exhibition by cubists take place?

    • A. 

      1911

    • B. 

      1912

    • C. 

      1913

    • D. 

      1914

    Correct Answer
    A. 1911
    Explanation
    In 1911, the first organized exhibition by cubists took place.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these cubist works was not exhibited in the first cubist exhibition? 

    • A. 

      Jean Metzinger

    • B. 

      Albert Gleizes

    • C. 

      Picasso Pablo

    • D. 

      Fernand Léger

    Correct Answer
    C. Picasso Pablo
    Explanation
    The question asks which cubist work was not exhibited in the first cubist exhibition. The options given are Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Picasso Pablo, and Fernand Léger. The correct answer is Picasso Pablo. This means that Picasso's work was not exhibited in the first cubist exhibition.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first to support the Salon cubist?

    • A. 

      Henry Kahnweiler

    • B. 

      Louis Vauxcelles

    • C. 

      Jacques Villon

    • D. 

      Robert Delaunay

    Correct Answer
    A. Henry Kahnweiler
    Explanation
    Henry Kahnweiler was the first to support the Salon cubist. This means that he was the first person to provide financial or artistic support to the Salon cubist movement. This support could have come in the form of purchasing artworks, promoting the artists, or providing a platform for their exhibitions.

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  • 7. 

    In which museum can you find Jean Metzinger’s Soldat jouant aux échecs? 

    • A. 

      Philadelphia Museum of Art

    • B. 

      Smart Museum of Art

    • C. 

      Salon d'Automne

    • D. 

      Hamburger Kunsthalle

    Correct Answer
    B. Smart Museum of Art
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Smart Museum of Art. Jean Metzinger's Soldat jouant aux échecs can be found in the Smart Museum of Art.

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  • 8. 

    What is the first phase of cubism? 

    • A. 

      Synthetic phase

    • B. 

      Late cubism

    • C. 

      High cubism

    • D. 

      Analytic cubism

    Correct Answer
    D. Analytic cubism
    Explanation
    Analytic cubism is considered the first phase of cubism. This phase, developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, focused on breaking down objects into geometric shapes and analyzing them from multiple viewpoints. Artists during this phase used a monochromatic color palette and fragmented forms to depict the subject matter. The goal of analytic cubism was to explore the essence of objects and challenge traditional notions of representation.

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  • 9. 

    When was “A Girl With Mandolin” painted?

    • A. 

      1910

    • B. 

      1913

    • C. 

      1916

    • D. 

      1929

    Correct Answer
    A. 1910
    Explanation
    "A Girl With Mandolin" was painted in 1910.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these works is an example of synthetic cubism? 

    • A. 

      Soldat Jouant aux Échecs

    • B. 

      Three Musicians

    • C. 

      Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

    • D. 

      Quarry Bibémus

    Correct Answer
    B. Three Musicians
    Explanation
    Three Musicians is an example of synthetic cubism. This work was created by Pablo Picasso in 1921 and is considered one of his most famous pieces. Synthetic cubism is characterized by the use of collage and the incorporation of various materials and textures into the artwork. In Three Musicians, Picasso combines different shapes and patterns to create a composition that resembles a collage. The use of bold colors, fragmented forms, and overlapping shapes is also typical of synthetic cubism.

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