The Art History Glossary

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The Art History Glossary - Quiz

A fun quiz to test your knowledge on Art Styles-History


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the art movement that flourished during the 1960's and 1970's?
    • A. 

      Islamic Art

    • B. 

      De Stijl

    • C. 

      Fluxus

    • D. 

      Fauvism

  • 2. 
    What is the Harlem Renaissance from the 1920's also known as?
    • A. 

      The Harlem Overcoming

    • B. 

      The New Negro Movement

    • C. 

      The Changes Era

    • D. 

      The African Rising Movement

  • 3. 
    What is the opposite art style of realism?
    • A. 

      Still Life

    • B. 

      Surrealism

    • C. 

      Idealization

    • D. 

      Readymade

  • 4. 
    Where did the pop art movement originate?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 5. 
    Georges-Pierre Seurat originated what art form in which pointillism is used?
    • A. 

      Romanticism

    • B. 

      Neo-Impressionism

    • C. 

      Mesopotamian Art

    • D. 

      Post-Impressionism

  • 6. 
    The feminist art movement is said to have begun in the latter half of which decade?
    • A. 

      1960's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1970's

    • D. 

      1940's

  • 7. 
    Which Italian style of art used soil, cement, twigs and newspapers?
    • A. 

      Constructivism

    • B. 

      Arte Povera

    • C. 

      Baroque

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 8. 
    A painting that has been streaked or spotted with a darker color has been?
    • A. 

      Brindled

    • B. 

      Brazed

    • C. 

      Bronzed

    • D. 

      Cooked

  • 9. 
    What is another name for a piece of art that has a zig-zag or v-shaped shape?
    • A. 

      Chevron

    • B. 

      Vart

    • C. 

      Chigi

    • D. 

      Chicano Art

  • 10. 
    The degree of a color's vividness is described by which of these art terms?
    • A. 

      Chroma

    • B. 

      Spectrum

    • C. 

      Chromium

    • D. 

      Pigment

  • 11. 
    A New York City theater with fewer than 500 seats is known as what?
    • A. 

      Theatrette

    • B. 

      Off-Broadway

    • C. 

      Small Venue

    • D. 

      Black Box

  • 12. 
    What artistic movement emphasized subjective expression of an artist's inner experiences?
    • A. 

      Pessimism

    • B. 

      Expressionism

    • C. 

      Impressionism

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 13. 
    Which of the following art styles embraces both the ordinary and the surreal, or magical?
    • A. 

      Surrealism

    • B. 

      Magical Realism

    • C. 

      Dada

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 14. 
    What was the focus of the Geometric period of ancient Greek art?
    • A. 

      Textures

    • B. 

      Shapes

    • C. 

      Colors

    • D. 

      Lines

  • 15. 
    Instead of using pencils to sketch out his paintings, Titian used what?
    • A. 

      Crayon

    • B. 

      Paint

    • C. 

      Chalk

    • D. 

      Cheese

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