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A type of low comedy characterized by slapstick.
means, among other things, “rebirth.”
The Equestrian Monument to Gattamelata is perhaps greatest achievement of whom?
European modernist art was first exhibited in the United States at __________.
__________ was concerned with documenting the emergence of African-American identity.
The worldview which holds that no ethical standards exist, knowledge is impossible, and all action is baseless is called __________.
The artist who made paintings criticizing the oppression of Indians by Europeans was __________.
5. The architect best known for his Falling Water (Kaufmann House) is __________.
The __________ represents a conscious attempt to integrate all the arts into a unified statement.
Architectural exteriors completely devoid of ornamentation were typical of the work of __________.
8. Bertolt Brecht is best known for his __________.
The plays of Luigi Pirandello are associated with __________.
The music of Paul Hindemath is almost __________.
The composer who integrated American idioms, including jazz, Mexican folk songs, and Shaker hymns into his compositions is __________.
Martha Graham is probably the most influential figure in modern __________.
T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land marks an important point in modern __________.
A strong faith in “natural” (and “sexual”) things as a means of redemption for modern society characterizes the work of __________.
_________ sought to shock the public and destroy the structures of language.
The character “Jesse B. Simple” is an invention of the poet __________.
The technique that was famously employed in the films of Sergei Eisenstein is called __________.
__________ is an important example of social commentary in film.
__________ is the author of the “Surrealist Manifesto.”
The musical composition __________ critically reflected on machines, mechanized production, and dehumanization.
Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author is an example of __________.
The abstract works of Joan Miró are an example of __________.
The novels of __________, set in the rural South, typically revolve around human alienation and an individual’s relationship with God.
The literary movement __________, exemplified by the work of Ezra Pound, grew out of symbolism but used concrete language, modern subject matter, and avoided mystical or romantic themes.
Abstract expressionism emphasizes __________.
__________ is the idea that beliefs must be judged within their own social context .
Color-field painting is associated with the artist __________.
__________ used everyday objects as models for his sculpture.
The sculptor __________ is known for thin, elongated human figures that suggest emotional torture and isolation.
Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty was most concerned with the __________.
Judy Pfaff’s Dragon is an example of __________.
Julian Bleecker’s WiFI Bedouin is an example of __________.
__________ documented Native American life in his watercolor paintings.
Architecture that stretches engineering to the limits of building materials is called __________ architecture.
Postmodern architecture focuses on meaning and symbolism, and embraces __________.
The work of __________ required an advanced aerospace computer in order to be built.
The common ground of twentieth century architecture could be described as __________.
The plays of Tennessee Williams are classified as __________.
Tom Stoppard’s play The Coast of Utopia deals with the intellectual forebears of the __________.
New York’s It’s Alright to be a Woman Theatre is an example of __________ theatre.
The central character of Philip Glass’s opera Akhnaten is a(n) __________.
Musique actuelle is characterized by a tendency toward __________.
The American composer Ned Rorem is associated with __________
__________ is the musician who developed bebop.
“Fusion” is characterized by __________.
Postmodernist writers tend to view language as __________.
Vladimir Nabokov’s __________ parodies literary scholarship.
Sylvia Plath is associated with __________ poetry.
The novels of __________ are particularly concerned with the rights of African-Americans and women.
Roberto Rossellini’s film Rome, Open City helped develop a style of film known as __________.
The use of surprisingly diverse media, such as film, video, sculpture, and installation is a trademark of the director __________.
__________ wrote the novel Beloved, which tells the story of Sethe, a former slave, and the spirit of her dead child, named Beloved.
House Made of Dawn, a novel dealing with the experiences of a Tano Indian named Abel after serving in World War II, was written by __________.
(T/F)Nam June Paik’s Danger Music for Dick Higgins was never intended to be played.
(T/F) Postmodernism embraces metanarratives.
(T/F) Modernism ended in 1945 with the closing of World War II.
(T/F) Pop art is universally considered critical of consumer culture.
(T/F) The plays of Arthur Miller are representative of postmodern theatre.
T/F Cuban-American theatre has dealt with the topics of exile and nostalgia.
T/F Garland Anderson’s 1925 Appearances was the first black play to open on Broadway.
T/F Some examples of Native American ritual performance and theatre last for a hundred hours.
Modernism, Postmodernism, Pluralism, and Traditional are each separate, bounded categories of postwar music.
Ballet does not fit easily into categories like modern, postmodern, or traditional.
T/F Reading concrete poetry aloud misses the point; it relies on visual imagery.
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