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Modern Art Quiz

アンディ・ウオホールやポール・ゴーギャン等の数々の現代アートの所蔵で知られている、『MOMA(The Museum of Modern Art )』、日本でも時々、MOMA展が開催され、沢山の人が訪れます。


Choose the correct answer
1. Place of the MOMA Where is The Museum of Modern Art ? 
 a)  New York  b) London c) Rome
2. Museum History  When The Museum of Modern Art was founded in ________, its founding Director, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., intended the Museum to be dedicated to helping people understand and enjoy the visual arts of our time, and that it might provide New York with "the greatest museum of modern art in the world".
 a) 1919 b) 1929  c) 1939
3. History of the PaintingThe Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has an exceptional collection of works by Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), ________ fifty-five paintings spanning his prolific career.

a) include
b) included
c) including
4. Vincent van Gogh. The Olive Trees. Saint Rémy  In the blazing heat of this Mediterranean afternoon, nothing rests. Against a ground scored as if ____ some invisible torrent, intense green olive trees twist and crimp, capped ____ the rolling, dwindling hillocks of the distant Alps, beneath a light-washed sky with a bundled, ectoplasmic cloud.
a) by , by
b) on , by
c) at , by

5. Frank Lloyd Wright. Clerestory Windows from Avery Coonley Playhouse, Riverside, Illinois.  To enliven the interior of his Avery Coonley Playhouse, a kindergarten in the suburbs of Chicago for a private client, Frank Lloyd Wright designed ________ clerestory windows, ________ formed a continuous band around the top of the playroom.

 a) canvas         , when
b) stained-glass , which
c) paper           , where
6.Andy Warhol. Campbell's Soup Cans.  When Warhol first ________ these thirty–two canvases in 1962, each one simultaneously hung from the wall like a painting and rested on a shelf like groceries in a store.
a) exhibition
b) exhibitor
c) exhibited
7. Andy Warhol. Untitled from Marilyn Monroe  Printmaking, and in particular screenprint, was the basic medium for Andy Warhol's celebrated work  ________ canvas and paper.
a) on
b) against
c) up
8. Charlie Chaplin. The Gold Rush.  The Gold Rush was the________  movie Chaplin ________ before the specter of the "talkies" began to haunt him.
a) first            , make  
b) last             , made
c) most popular , was making
9. Walt Disney. Steamboat Willie.   Disney's Steamboat Willie is a ________ in the history of animation.
a) landslide
b) landline
c) landmark
10. Pablo Picasso. Le Repas frugal  This gaunt, ________ emaciated couple sits at a bleak table on which only a few scraps of bread and a bit of wine remain.
a) nearly
b) nearby
c) nearness


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