Philadelphia Arts And Culture Practice Quiz #4 (prep For Test On 11-23)

10 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Philadelphia Quizzes & Trivia

Here is the practice quiz for test # 4 that will be happening on November 23rd for Philadelphia Arts & Culture 0801.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was NOT part of the original group of illustrators that would form the Ashcan school?
    • A. 

      John Sloan

    • B. 

      William Glackens

    • C. 

      Everett Shinn

    • D. 

      Frank Furness

    • E. 

      Robert Henri

  • 2. 
    The ________ Museum in Doylestown, named for its founder, contains more than 50,000 objects from over 60 early American trades, which document the changing industry in Pennsylvania.
  • 3. 
    “Public art is a reflection of how we see the world—the artist’s response to our ______ and _____combined with our own sense of who we are.”
  • 4. 
    ______ _______, was a painter and photographer inspired by anatomy and the human body in much of his artwork.  His major early work was a portrait of Dr. Samuel Gross. He would eventually be fired from his teaching position at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts because he had allowed nudity in a mixed gendered classroom.
  • 5. 
    ______ ________, was a film noir fiction writer from Philadelphia and a Temple graduate, who was most famous for his novel, Down There (later filmed as Shoot the Piano Player).
  • 6. 
    The practice of _____   _______ designated certain neighborhoods “hazardous” by the Home Owners Loan Corporation in the mid 1930s, a method to indicate the level of financial security for real estate investments in a program designed to provide new mortgages to homeowners at risk of foreclosure.
  • 7. 
    Christopher Morley, was a popular Philadelphian author who was most famous for his 1939 book, which would later become a hit Hollywood movie________   __________, about a working girl, the changing landscape of  industry in the late 30-40s, and her romance with a Philadelphia socialite.
  • 8. 
    The _______ was a common musical instrument used in minstrel shows, which became a symbol of reinforced negative stereotypes of African –Americans.
  • 9. 
    The famous painting, _______   _______, by Thomas Eakins, was originally created for the 1876 Centennial Exhibition's display of American art but was rejected because it was considered too realistic, with its graphic bloody depiction of surgery.  In 2006, Philadelphians would spend $68 million to keep the masterpiece in the city.
  • 10. 
    What IS NOT listed by the Project for Public Spaces as one of the four major criteria for what makes a good public space?
    • A. 

      Comfort and Image

    • B. 

      Friendly

    • C. 

      Sociability

    • D. 

      Uses and Activities

    • E. 

      Access and Linkages