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Use the Internet to help you find brief answers to the following questions. Write your answers in
your own words (unless quoting) in the spaces provided. (Some answers may come from your
own opinion or knowledge.)

1. The style of art that came before Pop Art was called Abstract Expressionism. Find a brief
definition for this art style, name three important American artists involved, and print out one
sample of a painting by one of these 3 artists in the space below. (3)

Definition: ____________________________________________________________________
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Artists: _______________________________________________________________________

Painting title and date: ___________________________________________________________


Painting sample:



2. What is the difference between Fine Art and Commercial Art? (2) _____________________
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3. What was the name of the first painting Lichtenstein did that used a comic-book style? (1)
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4. Lichtenstein used a medium called magna paint – what is magna paint? (1)
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5. “When his work was first released, many art critics of the time challenged its originality.” Is
this a valid criticism of Pop Art in general? Explain your opinion. (2)
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6. Many of Lichtenstein’s first comic-strip paintings used one of two main themes: war comics,
featuring men and machinery, and soap-opera comics, featuring women. Find one example of
each type on the Net and write down their titles and dates below. (1)

a) War theme: _____________________ b) Soap-opera theme: _________________________
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7. Which of Lichtenstein’s paintings is seen coming to life in the movie Night at the Museum:
Battle of the Smithsonian? Print a copy of it below and give the title and date. (1)




8. Would his comic book paintings have a different effect without the words Lichtenstein has
included? Would the effect be better or worse, in your opinion? (2)
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9. What historical Japanese artwork was his painting “Drowning Girl” 1963 based on? Name
that artist also. (1)
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10. When did Lichtenstein stop directly imitating comic books? (1) _______________________

11. What exactly did Lichtenstein do for BMW? (1)
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12. How do Lichtenstein’s later artworks (1980s and 90s) differ from his earlier, most famous
works from the 1960s? Be specific. Print one example of a later Lichtenstein work in the space
below your answer. (2)

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13. Look up the artwork of Pop Artists from the 1960s who we have not discussed in class.
Choose one, give his name, print out a sample of his work, and explain why this artist’s work
appeals to you. (2)

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