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1.     What small town in northern Spain, wiped out during Spain's Civil War, was commemorated by one of Picasso's most famous paintings?
     Guernica
2.     The painting referred to in #1 (above) emphasizes _______________________________________.
     the horrors of war
3.     The painting referred to in #1 (above) reflected the artist's _________________________________.
     political awareness
4.     In what year did Picasso retire to a studio in Paris?
     1940
5.     What haunted him while he worked in this studio?
     He was haunted by images of death in the world outside.
6.     What painting deals with the horrors of Nazi concentration camps?
     The Charnel House
7.     When did Picasso take up lithography?
     1945-46
8.     Picasso did a series in which two nudes went through progressive ____________________________.
     simplification
9.     Picasso believed that there is no single, correct _________________________________________.
     pictorial solution
10.     Where did Picasso work in Antibes?
     at the Château Grimaldi
11.     What is the name of the largest composition at his museum in Antibes? By what was this painting inspired?
     The Joy of Life/ classical mythology
12.     What craft captured Picasso's interest when he was nearly seventy years old?
     ceramics
13.     What did Picasso name his daughter? What does the name mean?
     Paloma/ "Dove of Peace"
14.     The two enormous compositions executed by Picasso in 1952-53, symbolized ________________________________________________________ .
     war and peace
15.     These compositions decorate the walls of a(n) ____________________________________________.
     disused Romanesque chapel
16.     What woman entered Picasso's life in 1954
     Jacqueline
17.     Where did Picasso buy a castle in 1958?
     in Vauvenargues, France
18.     From what year were bathers and beach scenes favorite subjects for Picasso?
     1920
19.     Picasso's largest beach scene was created for what building?
     the UNESCO building in Paris
20.     A Picasso museum opened in the Gothic Quarter of what Spanish city?
     Barcelona
21.     In his youth, how did Picasso pay for his seat at bullfights?
     He sold paintings of bullfights outside the arena.
22.     Picasso had very little interest in painting bulls and bullfighters. True or false?
     Picasso had very little interest in painting bulls and bullfighters. True or false?
23.     Picasso made a baboon's head by using ______________________________________.
     Picasso made a baboon's head by using ______________________________________.
24.     Picasso made a bull's head from what materials?
     from a bicycle saddle and handlebars
25.     In 1912, what material did Picasso use to create cubist guitars?
     tin
26.     In 1963, Picasso began to explore what relationship in his paintings?
     the relationship between an artist and the artist's model
27.     What began to influence Picasso's work around 1963?
     the theater and the cinema
28.     What poet friend of Picasso's is remembered in a Parisian sculpture?
     Guillaume Apollinaire
29.     When did Picasso execute 347 engraved sheets?
     between March and October of 1968
30.     What was one of Picasso's favorite maxims?
     "Unless your picture goes wrong, it will be no good."
31.     Where was there an exhibition of Picasso's work in May of 1970?
     in the Pope's palace at Avignon
32.     According to Picasso, works of art are meaningless unless ______________________________________________________________________.
     they are seen and appreciated by others
33.     A Norwegian artist reproduced Picasso's designs by doing what?
     sandblasting on concrete
34.     What is Picasso's most monumental outdoor sculpture?
     a three-dimensional female head, carried out in steel for the Civic Center of Chicago in 1967
35.     What "dance of peace" is done in front of Picasso's work in Barcelona on Sundays?
     the sardaņa
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