Final Exam Study Guide
The cumulative Final will be held on
Monday, May 23 from 11:30 am to 2 pm


Jeopardy Game Rules:
Questions will be asked in group order
Each member must contribute! Responses must alternate from left to right
Questions answered incorrectly will be offered to the first group to raise their hands
Groups will be given 15 seconds to provide an answer
You are NOT guaranteed the time to earn 90 points!


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Key Images
Be able to identify the title, artist and date of the following images.
Artist Title Date

Thumbnail Image

Georgia O' Keefe Red Canna 1924
Dorothea Lange
Migrant Mother
Frida Kahlo
The Broken Column
Helen Frankenthaler
Mountains and Sea
Lee Krasner
Easter Lilies
Yoko Ono
Cut Piece
Ana Mendieta
Earth/ Body Figure 1973 - 1979
Judy Chicago
The Dinner Party
1974 - 79
Carolee Schneeman
Interior Scroll
1975 - 1977
Cindy Sherman
Untitled Film Still #6
Alice Neel
Nude Self-portrait
Maya Lin
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1980 - 82
Barbara Kruger
We don't need another hero 1987
Kara Walker
Slavery! Slavery!
Catherine Opie
Oliver in a Tutu
Guerrilla Girls
Do Women Have to Be Naked?



Key Terms
Know the definition of the following terms.
Abstract Expressionism Feminist Art Program Performance Art
Appropriation Formalism Postmodernism
The "aura Great Depression Post-Parum Document
Automatism Identity politics Post-Structuralism
Body politics Installation Second Wave Feminism
Conceptualism Jouissance Semiotics
Equal Rights Amendment Kitsch Structuralism
Essentialism The Mainstream Third Wave Feminism
Farm Security Administration Male gaze Whitney Biennial
Federal Art Program Minimalism Womanhouse
Feminism Pastiche  



Know the contributions, and the significance of those contributions, each of the following people made to art history.
Walter Benjamin Guerrilla Girls Laura Mulvey
Clement Greenberg Jackson Pollock Linda Nochlin



Questions to Consider
Be able to answer each of the following questions.
How did the Federal Art Project assist artists during the Depression? What percentage of women participated in the program?
What was so innovative about Lee Krasner's and Helen Frankenthaler's paintings?
What role did activism paly in the exhibition opportunities and art world presence of women artists during the 1970s?
Why did many women artists refuse abstraction? How does the feminist movement relate to a revival of figurative art in the 1970s? How does this revival relate to the emergence of performance art and its extensive use by women artists?
What were the basic aims of feminist artists in the 70s?  Explain what the feminist slogan, "the personal is political" means.
Compare and contrast the goals and beliefs behind modernism and postmodernism.
Are Cindy Sherman's Untitled Film Stills self-portraits? What are they based on?
How did artists respond in the 1990s to the media backlash against women, feminism and the avant-garde?  What themes were they prompted to explore by the backlash?
What are some trends in postmodern art?
Name at least 5 great women artists (in your opinion).



Styles and Movements
You will be asked to identify the style or movement the following works are associated.
Venus of Willendorf. c. 25,000 – 20,000 BC. Prehistoric
The Battle of Hastings from the Bayeux Tapestry. c. 1086. Medieval
Hildegard of Bingen. Scivias. 1142-52. (illus. 15 on page 51) Medieval
Christine de Pizan. Book of the City of Ladies.  1405. Illuminated Manuscript
Sofonisba Anguissola. The Chess Game. 1555. Italian Renaissance
Lavinia Fontana. Noli Me Tangere. 1581. Renaissance
Artemisia Gentileschi. Judith Decapitating Holofernes. c. 1618. Baroque
Judith Leyster. The Proposition. 1631. Northern Renaissance
Elisabetta Sirani.  Portia Wounding Her Thigh.  1664. Baroque
Rachel Ruysch. Still Life with Plums. 1707. Northern Renaissance
Rosalba Carriera. Louis XV. 1720. Rococo
Angelica Kauffmann. Cornelia Pointing to Her Children as Her Treasures. c. 1785. Neoclassicism
Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun. Portrait of Marie Antoinette with Children. 1787. Neoclassicism
Rosa Bonheur. The Horse Fair. 1853. Realism
Julia Margaret Cameron. Sappho.  1865. Pre-Raphaelite
Edmonia Lewis. The Death of Cleopatra. 1876. Neoclassicism
Berthe Morisot. Summer's Day. 1879. Impressionism
Paula Modersohn-Becker. Self-Portrait with Amber Necklace. 1906. Expressionism
Sonia Delaunay. Electric Prisms. 1914. Cubism
Hannah Hoch. Cut with a Kitchen Knife. 1919-20. Dadaism
Claude Cahun. Self-Portrait. c. 1928. Surrealism
Dorothea Lange. Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California. 1936. Farm Security Administration
Frida Kahlo. The Broken Column. 1944. Surrealism
Lee Krasner. Listen. 1957. Abstract Expressionism
Helen Frankenthaler.  Mountains and Sea.  1952. Color Field
Yoko Ono. Cut Piece. 1965. Conceptualism & Performance
Judy Chicago. The Dinner Party. 1974-79. Feminism
Carolee Schneeman. Interior Scroll. 1975 - 1977. Feminism
Cindy Sherman. Untitled Film Still #6. 1979. Postmodernism
Alice Neel. Nude Self-Portrait. 1980. Pop Art
Maya Lin.  Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  1980 - 82. Minimalism
Kara Walker. Slavery! Slavery! 1997. Postmodern Identity Politics
Catherine Opie.  Oliver in a Tutu.  2004. Postmodern Identity Politics
Guerrilla Girls. Do Women Have to Be Naked?   2005. Postmodernism